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La Dolce Vita

Av. Coba N. 87 downtown, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3393
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Ranked #5 of 564 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $35
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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 has been consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in Cancun, serving fresh sea food and home-made pasta, owned and operated by owners George Savio (founder), his son Tim 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 recommends the Signature Dish Boquinete Dolce Vita, a local snapper topped with shrimp and mushrooms, baked in puff pastry, and served with lobster sauce. The service is refined and friendly, dinner specials change daily to mach the season. Our diverse wine list from around the world complements your dinner. Private dining for parties of from 20 to 40 is a specialty Open Monday to Saturday from 1:00 pm till 11:30 pm. (Closed on Sundays). Dress code : Casual, no cut off shirtsleeves for gentlemen We have a private parking lot and free valet parking service 
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food is great fresh seafood cooked to perfection. The wait staf is very attentive sit on the outside patio and watch the sunset beautiful

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your comment, we are very happy to know you enjoyed our food and service, thank you for your visit and for sharing your advice. Hope to see you again soon! Have a great day. More

New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place was a staple of Cancun dining. They have gone down in service and food quality. There are a lot of excellent restaurants in Cancun and to be average like this does not cut it for me. The staff was indifferent and almost rude. They need to step it up if they are going to survive with the new... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Community Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your comment, we really appreciate your honest opinion, we'll be working very hard to improve in all aspects, hope you can visit us again and see the improvement. Have a nice day! More

Victor, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Deserves righ rank (3rd) on tripadivisor list ! Outstanding service and food. Rabbit on yesterday's special was the best that I had since mon passed away years ago. Owner made everything possible to make our visit memorable. Same price range than other similar restaurant in the city ($ 140.) family of 4. Worth the visit.

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your nice comments, it makes us happy to know you enjoyed outr food and service, really appreciate your recommendations and mostly your visit, it´s a pleasure to have you and your family here with us. Hope to see you again soon! Have a great day. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was our first trip to La Dolce Vita. We relied heavily on trip advisor this time because we wanted to experience different sites and adventures on our own. Came across this place, and tried it out. We were not disappointed! The staff and owner made you feel as though it really was about you, the customer. Great food and... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your comment but thank you even more for your visit, it was a pleasure having you and your family here with us. Appreciate your recommendation and we are happy to know you enjoyed our food and service. Hope to see you again soon! More

Katy, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Four ladies vacationing in Cancun wanted to get out of the rat race of the hotel zone and I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor (#3). The food was very good, the restaurant was very clean, and the attentive staff made up feel at home. I would recommend this restaurant to others!

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you for your comment, we are glad to know you ladies enjoyed our food and service, appreciate your recommendation and your visit, we really hope to see all of you again! Have a great day! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

With a very pleasant atmosphere our family spent a wonderful dinner time at this retro-Italian restaurant with a Mexican-mayan touch! My wife ordered Lasagne a la Viva Mexico, my daughter Carbonara (with some onion a l' Mexique), and I ordered black ravioli. All were very well prepared. Had antipasti and accompanied with a good bottle of wine from the Spanish... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Community Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your comment, we are really happy to know you had such a great evening dining with us, we appreciate your recommendation but mostly your visit. Thank you for sharing your experience, we really hope to see you again! Have a nice day! More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Short walk from main bus line and easy cab ride to Hotel zone resorts, this place is well worth the visit. They go out of their way to make you feel like you're the only patrons in the establishment, and the food is AMAZING! Even our finicky teens found pasta and pizza to suit their fancy, while the adults ventured... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your visit and comments, we are thrilled to know you enjoyed our food and service, thank you for sharing your experience and for your recommendations. It's a pleasure to have you here, hope to see you again soon! Have a great day! More

Phoenix, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

After asking my daughter what type of food she wanted for her 21st birthday dinner I researched the best Italian restaurants for our Vacation in Cancun. We selected La Dolce Vita based on all the positive reviews and I'm happy to report that our experience was better than even the best review. We were very late for our reservation due... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your comment, we are really happy to know you enjoyed everything of La Dolce Vita, we appreciate your recommendation and thank you for choosing us to celebrate your daughter's birthday. Hope you can visit us again soon! Wish you and your family the best! More

Hermosa Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband, son and I dined at La Dolce Vita on the last night of our vacation in Cancun. The presentation of the food was marvelous only rivaled by the wonderful taste. My husband had the lasagna which he highly recommended. My son had the pasta bolognase and I had a delicious steak served to perfection. The owner came out... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Community Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your coment, we are really hapy to know you and your family enjoyed or food, we appreciate your visit and recommendations. Hope to see you again! Have a nice day! More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. We were blown away by the menu selection, the attentive staff and the attention to detail throughout the whole evening. You are greater with a muse bouche before a menu even appears The wine list is sufficient for most palates, though they could add a desert wine The starters were fresh, tasty... More

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ladolcevitacancun, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your comment. we are happy to know you enjoyed your evening with us asswell as the food and service, we appreciate your visit! Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon! Hava great day! More

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