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Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Home baked bread toasted & seasoned w/ Italian spices & topped w/ diced tomatoes, onions, basil, & olive oil.
Mussels Marinara
Sauteed mussels w/ marinara or garlic & oil.
Antipasto Caprese
Fresh buffalo mozzarella on a bed of seasoned plum tomatoes.
Baked Clams Casino
Stuffed w/ fresh green & red peppers, onions & bacon.
Fried Calamari
Calamari dipped in flour & served w/ hot or sweet sauce & lemon wedges.
All entrees are served w/ pasta & salad
Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled chicken breast over a bed of romaine lettuce.
Antipasto Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, ham, salami, onions, cucumbers, black olives, sweet peppers, provolone & mozzarella cheese.
All entrees are served w/ pasta & salad.
Spaghetti w/ Sausage or Meatballs
Penne Puttanesca
Toasted in kalamata, olives, anchovies, garlic & capers w/ light marinara sauce.
Roma Pasta
Grilled chicken w/ alfredo sauce, mushrooms, diced tomatoes, & parmesan cheese.
Bowtie Primavera
Bowtie pasta served w/ assorted vegetables, fresh herbs, garlic & oil or light marinara sauce.
Eggplant Parmigiana
Breaded & fried eggplant topped w/ marinara & mozzarella & parmesan cheese.
Eggplant Spinach Roll
Fried eggplant stuffed w/ ricotta, parmesan, mozzarella, & spinach w/ marinara sauce.
Baked Pasta
Your choice of: - manicotti - stuffed shells - cheese ravioli - meat ravioli - baked ziti
Chicken Piccata
Chicken breast sauteed in lemon, butter, & white wine w/ capers & artichoke hearts.
Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast sautéed w/ mushrooms in light brown marsala wine sauce.
Chicken Frances
Chicken breast dipped in eggs & sauteed in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Chicken Parmigiana
Breaded‎ chicken breast fried & topped w/ marinara sauce, mozzarella & parmesan cheese.
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken breast sautéed w/ onions & mushrooms in cherry wine & marinara sauce.
Chicken Cardinale
Sautéed chicken breast topped w/ artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers & mozzarella cheese in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Chicken La Dolce Vita
Chicken breast sautéed & topped w/ eggplants, onions, capers, ham, tomatoes, & mozzarella in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Veal Piccata
Veal scaloppini sautéed in lemon, butter & white wine sauce w/ capers & artichoke hearts.
Veal Marsala
Veal scaloppini sauteed w/ mushrooms in light brown marsala wine sauce.
Veal Francese
Veal scaloppini dipped in eggs & sautéed in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Veal Parmigiana
Breaded veal fried & topped w/ marinara, mozzarella & parmesan cheese.
Veal La Dolce Vita
Veal scaloppini sauteed & topped w/ eggplants, onions, capers, ham, tomatoes, & mozzarella in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Pork Saltimbocca
Medallion of pork tenderloin topped w/ proscuitto, provolone cheese, served over sautéed spinach & finished w/ cherry wine & a touch of tomato sauce.
New York Steak Di Napoli
pan seared New York strip w/mushrooms, onions, & green & red peppers in light marinara sauce.
Mussels w/ Marinara or Garlic Oil
Sauteed mussels in marinara or garlic & oil served over pasta.
Linguini Clam Sauce
Baby clams sautéed in marinara or olive oil & garlic sauce served w/ linguini pasta.
Lobster Ravioli
Lobster ravioli served in sweet & creamy crabmeat sauce.
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sautéed in lemon, butter, white wine sauce w/ garlic & fresh herbs.
Salmon Dijonnaise
Grilled‎ salmon served w/ dijon mustard sauce.
Tilapia Oreganata
Fillet of tilapia sautéed w/ roasted red peppers, capers, extra virgin olive oil & garlic sauce.
Tilapia Marechiara
Fillet of tilapia sautéed in oil, garlic, basil, & light plum tomatoes garnished w/ clams, mussels & shrimp.
Shrimp Parmigiana
Breaded & fried shrimp topped w/ marinara, mozzarella & parmesan cheese.
Red Snapper & Shrimp
Red snapper & shrimp dipped in eggs & sautéed in lemon, butter, & white wine sauce.
Zuppa Di Pesce
Salmon, tilapia, shrimp, clams, mussels, & calamari sautéed in marinara sauce.
Ginger Ale
Diet Coke
Iced Tea (Raspberry or Unsweetened)
Pink Lemonade
Root Beer
Cherry Coke
San Pellegrino Bottle Water
Panna Italian Water
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is nice and homey although seating is tight. We had a table next to the bar and the table next to us was so close chairs were hitting. Food is average. Very salty and pasta is drenched in sauce. My meat sauce was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mo B
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

In town for a meeting at RiteAid HQ. was recommended to DolceVita and it was fantastic. Everyone had a great dinner. Be back next trip.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank araissen
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

A party of six seated immediately upon arrival. Friendly & attentive staff. Probably the best bruschetta I’ve ever had...it is a small & intimate destination. It wasn’t crowded on a rainy Saturday night so I could see it being a little “tight” if filled to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Thruball90
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The staff was very nice and helpful. The food was just OK. My wife has Chicken Oscar an I had another chicken dish. The food was served warm and it was salty. This was our first and last time. It was just OK not worth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 16 October 2018

When I want a perfect 10 baked manicotti dinner I come to Dolce Vita! My taste buds are always rejoicing and their front porch dining is the perfect setting for a quiet conversation with your love or a sweet friend! Their linen table cloths and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

In a word:disappointed. We were seated at a small table next to the restrooms, supposedly being the only table not reserved. However there were several empty tables, and another couple came in after us without a reservation and were seated at a nice table. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey679158
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Pros: Atmosphere was fine but not upscale. My husband ordered the seafood ravioli and the alfredo sauce for that dish was delicious. the bread was good and the tiramisu was one of the best I ever had. CONS: Service was awful! We were never offered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EthelPa
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Loved the charming atmosphere of this home converted to restaurant. Food was delicious. BYOB is very nice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cascadesjn
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had made reservations (which I strongly suggest) and were seated upon arrival. This is a BYOB so we relaxed with a glass of wine after our order was taken. Since all the meals are freshly made there is a bit of a wait but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank John H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Do you ever have a week or two where everything seems to be going wrong? That was definitely the case for me when my sweet hubby said, " Let me take you out for dinner, Hun, just to get you out of the house for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Donna S
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11 November 2018|
Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
The food was not good. We love Italian food and did not taste good. Service was good.
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