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La Dolce Vita

Av. Coba N. 87 downtown, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3393
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Ranked #3 of 550 restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I come to Cancun many times a year and this is always my first and last stop. This is one of the best italian restaurants I have ever been to, beating out some restaurants even in Italy! The atmosphere is amazing and the owner is always there to greet you and have a little chat. Makes you feel like a... More

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

We appreciate your great comments, we are happy to know you enjoy our services every visit. Hope to see you soon! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I took a bus from the hotel zone to Downtown searching for a restaurant that we had eaten at years ago. We got off the bus one stop too early and instead found ourselves at La Dolce Vita. We were a bit early for the dinner crowd at 6:30pm as a lot of locals come here and... More

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

¡Thank you so much for visited us Kristina! We hope to see you soon. ¡Regards! More

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Every year I come to Cancun, I make sure to dine here. Usually we go to Savio's Bistro in the Hotel Zone, but that just recently closed down. Food was excellent, and service was top notch. It is located right on a major street with a lot of traffic. At night time, a waiter will actually bring a flashlight and... More

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Thank you for your comment, we are really happy to know you enjoyed our food and service, we appreciate the recommendation. We hope to see you soon! More

Pittsburgh
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Italian cuisine in Cancun? You better believe it. There are two locations; we went to the one in downtown Cancun. This was one the best Italian dinners I have had. They were accommodating with our special requests, served us complimentary appetizers and the main courses were awesom. The service was excellent. They even walked us across the street to pick... More

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

¡Hello! We are glad to read your comment and It's good to know that you really enjoy your visit in our restaurant. ¡We hope to have you back soon! More

Tel aviv
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We saw all the good reviews and decided to try the place ourselves. The reviews are so good for a reason. Good food, amazing service, reasonable prices. Highly recommended!

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

¡Hello! ¡Thank you so much! We appreciate your comment and It's good to know that you really enjoy your visit in our restaurant. ¡ We hope to have you back soon! More

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is my favorite place to dine while in Cancun. I recommend going to the restuarant downtown, not the one in the hotel zone.

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

Thank you so much for your comments. ¡We hope to see you soon at the restaurant! More

Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Ate on the balcony with beautiful sunset view. Food was excellent and service was also excellent. The salmon was melt in your mouth delicious. Must try the Caribbean salad to start - never had one before and it was delicious.

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

Thank you for your comments, we're glad that you enjoyed it. ¡Greetings! More

Saint Cloud, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

As usual Juan and his staff provided one of the very best dining experiences in Cancun. They remember us year after year as well as what we drink and have for desert.

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

We appreciate your nice comments, thank you so much. We hope to see you again when you return to Cancún. ¡Greetings! More

Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Excellent Italian food, the pasta arrabiata is delicious, the salmon is great. The desserts well are fabulous.

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

¡Thank you for comment! We hope to see you soon. ¡Greetings! More

Stein, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Background: Couple. We arrived on a Wednesday around 8:00 pm (you can actually do the reservation with open table, very useful), so the restaurant was relatively quiet, with just a couple of tables busy. It is a quiet place with a formal/romatic touch but it can also be good for business dinners or if you would like a well prepared... More

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

Thank you so much, we really appreciate your comments. ¡Hope to see you soon! ¡Grettings! More

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