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La Dolce Vita

Av. Coba 87, Cancun 77500, Mexico
998 8843393
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Ranked #5 of 598 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 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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Lavallette, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is downtown and you can get there by bus from the hotel zone. Get off at the first stop when you get into the downtown area.This restaurant has been here for ever and I know why, it's that good. I have never in the last 18 years had a bad meal serve to me here. Again the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

GET IN THE CAB AND LEAVE THE HOTELERA.!!!!!! When a stranger on the beach strikes up a conversation with you and says, "you must try this restaurant!" just go!....especially when he's been vacationing in Cancun every summer for over 30 years. We did! and wow! it was worth the cab ride over and then some. Service was stellar! We never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My wife and I stumbled on this place after making an excuse to leave another top rated restaurant in cancun the same evening (emergency phone call!). We happened to drive by and stopped into a very unassuming restaurant that resembled a home. This was one of our last nights in cancun and being that one of our favorite activities when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A quick business lunch turned into a meal that we enjoyed so much! Everything we ordered was perfect: the eggplant parmesan, the tuna carpaccio, chipotle linguine, an the service was perfect and atmosphere very pleasant and relaxed. Highly recommend this restaurant, and now they said they also serve breakfast.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My husband and I were told about La Dolce Vita by another guest staying at our hotel. They said it was one of the best meals in Cancun they have had. They were right but we'll expand it and say that it was one of the best, period! The pate' was amazing, the homemade pasta was moist but firm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

found La Docle Vita on trip advisor--everything was correct! Wonderful place with excellent service, reasonable pricing and great hospitality! Great menue and wine list, but they offered several items "on the house"--great appetizer and the best--desert drinks--best spirits. Great fun place!

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SF Bay area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My sister and brother-in-law who has a "home away from home" in Cancun wanted to make sure that we have a dinner at this special Italian restaurant. We were impressed with the attention of the servers and the outstanding meal plus some yum-o complimentary bruschetta and some pizzetta and the after dinner drink surprise. This restaurant surely deserves * *... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Absolutley grest food and service... we had a great bottle of wine... and food was perfect!! A must try while in cancun...

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This jewel of a restaurant is well worth the bus ride . The service was just amazing.. Food was excellent and was one of our favorite meals in Cancun...they ended our meal with a complimentary after dinner drink .They also walked us across the street to our bus stop ...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our 2nd night in Cancun, and we decided to head out to La Dolce Vida. Glad we did. Place was clean, and the food was excellent. They were even nice enough to give us a free bruschetta at the beginning of our meal, and an aperitif at the end. Everything we had was great, and the pizza for the kids... More 

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

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

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