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La Dolce Vita Centro

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Av. Coba 87 | SM 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Av. Nader)
998 8843393
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1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Since 1983 La Dolce Vita Centro has been consistently rated as one of the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Italian Food in the Heart of Cancun

This restaurant was excellent. Everything from the appetizers to the desserts were superb. The waiters were very gracious and experienced. At the end of our dinner the owner came over to chat for a few minutes to see how everything was and to offer an after dinner drink. I would most certainly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Betsy75
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New York
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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New York
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was excellent. Everything from the appetizers to the desserts were superb. The waiters were very gracious and experienced. At the end of our dinner the owner came over to chat for a few minutes to see how everything was and to offer an after dinner drink. I would most certainly recommend this restaurant for a wonderful meal.

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful meal with my family, the staff and owner were great. Amazing food that you would be hard pressed to find in any Italian restaurant.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The service was exemplary! We were greeted at the door by Juan the owner and showed to our table promptly. We never felt rushed in any way yet the staff was very attentive. The meal was beyond compare and they gave us a complimentary appetizer and a complimentary after dinner drink. We ate there twice in our 2 week stay... More 

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Farmington, Utah
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Everything exceeded our expectations. How good could an Italian restaurant in Mexico be -- Exceptional. We were warmly greeted at the door. The food was extremely flavorful and perfect portion sizes. The service was very good -- they were attentive but not hovering or making us feel rushed. It was very evident that they considered each and every patron a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We went for desert and we're not disappointed. Great stuff, big selection and service was great. The atmosphere was also fantastic. Everyone should visit if craving Italian food in cancun.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is such a nice restaurant. Roman was our waiter & he couldn't have been any nicer. He's been with the restaurant for as long as we've been going there. Over 25 years! Lovely evening finished by bananas foster. I drool on my keyboard as I remember this ...

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Millis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Unbelievable Italian dinner, started with the appetizers, quail pate seafood soup. Dinner was excellent with grilled grouper with garlic and cilantro sauce. The dessert was perfect .I cannot wait to go back again next time in cancun A new favorite!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The restaurant sits on the curve of a busy street in Cancun. Don't let that deter you. It's quaint atmosphere begins the experience. We were seen to our table and immediately had a waiter begin to take care of us. The menu is broad enough that even our semi-picky 12 year old found something she gobbled up. They give you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

25 years and counting. Although we stay at an all-inclusive resort for three weeks we always go to LDV at least once. The food, service, and experience are phenomenal. Tell Juan that

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Seaside Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have been dining at the marvelous restaurant since the late 1980s. Each year when we are staying at our time share, we make a point to dine at la Dolce Vita at least twice. One week we went 4 times !! (My husband absolutely loves their Veal Parmigiana!)The food is absolutely delicious and the service is impeccable. The owners... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Coba 87 | SM 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Av. Nader)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 998 8843393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions

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.
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

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