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La Dolce Vita

10 Kompanii, Tartu 51007, Estonia
+3727407545
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Ranked #3 of 75 Restaurants in Tartu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Dolce Vita is an Italian restaurant which opened its doors in 2003. Its Italian owners serve up traditional dishes from their country. Its pizzas are made in a wood-fired oven which is unique in Tartu, and there is a wide range of pasta dishes to choose from. Some pasta is imported from Italy, while the rest is made on site. The menu also features traditional meat dishes. The quality of La Dolce Vita's menu is reflected in its simple, authentic components: Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, tomatoes and olive oil. In the summer months you can enjoy the warmer weather on the restaurant's terrace. The restaurant itself is close to a beautiful park, which is the perfect place to enjoy the gelato (Italian ice cream) that the restaurant offers.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Dolce Vita is an Italian restaurant which opened its doors in 2003. Its Italian owners serve up traditional dishes from their country. Its pizzas are made in a wood-fired oven which is unique in Tartu, and there is a wide range of pasta dishes to choose from. Some pasta is imported from Italy, while the rest is made on site. The menu also features traditional meat dishes. The quality of La Dolce Vita's menu is reflected in its simple, authentic components: Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, tomatoes and olive oil. In the summer months you can enjoy the warmer weather on the restaurant's terrace. The restaurant itself is close to a beautiful park, which is the perfect place to enjoy the gelato (Italian ice cream) that the restaurant offers.
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Antwerp - Belgium
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

From excellent pizza to original italian dishes you can enjoy at this italian restauarant in the old city centre. Great food and good service. Reasonable priced wines

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Having made a reservation, when we walked in, the place was pretty much full with only a couple of small tables free. As we stood there, a couple of waiters walked by without paying a bit of attention, as we'd been standing at the bus stop. So we walked further inside to ask at the bar if we should wait... More

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Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very Good pizzas, pastas and the best atmosphere in Tartu old town. Very popular place with the local people.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm a regular customer. Fast service, delicious food, great value for money. The best pizza and pasta in town.

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Riga
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We chose the place as it was the top tripadvised for Tartu and were dissapointed for 100%. We had bruschetta for starters, pastas, lasagna and closed pizza for lunch, and the pizza was the only reasonable food. Bruschetta were not even close to being warm, lasagna was a huge mess and no taste. Pastas were large, but that's an only... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pizza was more than ok. Salmon pasta was dry and tasteless, much worse I would make at home. Service was friendly and fast.... What can I say. We ate but with a disappointment in our mind.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I go there very often and can guarantee that everything is worth a try. During lunch or dinner hours, it is recomended to make a reservation since it is very popular with the local people.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Tartu. I can strongly recommend this place. They have a nice outside courtyard dining place in the summertime. The only negative is that the restaurant gets really hot in the summertime. A better AC is needed

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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167 reviews 167 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went with the REVIEWS on this one and were not disappointed. First night in Tartu and we stop in for dinner, our 35th wedding anniversary actually! I ordered the spinach ravioli and The Sweetheart had some sort of pasta with ham and a cream sauce. Both were fantastic. The bread was good, the service was excellent, even though her... More

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Tartu, Estonia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you want a really good pasta or pizza, then you must go there! The food is really-really delicious!

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