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Av. Coba 87 | SM 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
998 8843393
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Ranked #5 of 612 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Av. Nader
Description: Since 1983 La Dolce Vita Centro has been consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in Cancun, serving fresh seafood and homemade pasta, owned and operated by Tim Savio and Juan J. Casal. Dolce Vita means "Sweet Life" in Italian and that is how an evening here will make you feel. Our loyal clientele highly recommend the award winning signature dish Boquinete Dolce Vita, a local snapper topped with shrimp and mushrooms, enclosed in puff pastry, and served with lobster sauce. The service is refined and friendly, and dinner specials change daily to match the season. Ourdiverse wine list from around the world complements the dinner. La Dolce Vita is an ideal setting for groups, business functions, parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners and other special events. Our events coordinator can arrange a special menu for your party.
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Even though this restaurant is a distance from our resort, we dined here several times that tells you how good the food is here. They serve you a complementary bruschetta when you arrive. It is so good I think I could make a meal of it. The seafood special was red snapper with shrimp in a cream sauce. Two people... More 

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mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I used to live in Cancun and this was by far our favourite restaurant. Happily it remains the same with fresh food, a special lunch menu, good prices, truly excellent service and the best margaritas in Cancun. (made from the original recipe, no bar mix) You won't be disappointed.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

La Dolce Vita in the hotel zone iis closed. It was convenient, but the one downtown is better. On the plus side the food was great. We had the Lobster Bisque, Cabrese salad,.Grouper special with mussel sauce, and the calamari steak. All were very good. Lasagna was excellent as usual at La Dolce Vita. The service and ambiance were good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We've been going to Cancun for years however tonight was our first visit to La Dolce vita. It was fabulous. The food was superb and all the extras really made the whole experience memorable. We will definitely be back!

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Milwaukee
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I arrived at La Dolce Vita Centro before their scheduled lunch service. Although they were setting up and busy preparing for the 1:00 opening, we were invited in. While Ramon, our waiter, was extremely gracious and accommodating to early arrivals, we relished our status as their only diners! Before Ramon took our order, he served us a... More 

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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Have wanted to go here for years and finally made it. We were not disappointed. Everything was better than expected. Beer was really cold. Had a couple of nice surprises and the best personal attention I've ever received in a restaurant. Six of us went for dinner and everyone was very happy with their meal. We all plan to go... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

From the welcome the after dinner drinks, everything was perfect. The experience was best in class; service was attentive, food was flavorful, drinks were interesting. Others had suggested it to us and we were not disappointed. You must try it out.

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Midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by friends at our hotel. The restaurant is located close to downtown Cancun and provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere, lovely decor and outstanding service. We had pasta dishes, salads and a fish special. Everyone agreed the food was excellent! We were given several complimentary dishes (bruschetta which our group agreed was the best we had... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite restaurants downtown. Excellent food, excellent service, friendly staff. Don't miss this gem! Homemade pasta and awesome Lobster bisque. This is an annual trek for us and our friends and guests. Marilyn from VCI

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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

WOW!!! amazing quaint, romantic restaurant. The Head Chef came to our table to explain the specials of the evening and continued on in the evening to suggest other items on the menu. The Beef Carpaccio was so large but wonderfully done. The antipasto table was delightful. Above all an excellent Italian restaurant.

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: Av. Coba 87 | SM 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: 998 8843393
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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