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All 77 Tartu Restaurants

La Dolce Vita

10 Kompanii, Tartu 51007, Estonia
+3727407545
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Ranked #3 of 77 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
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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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UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Apparently, the classic pizza is simply not good enough so it has to be "improved" with a cream sauce. Gross! If you order your pizza without the cream sauce, you'll get a great pizza! The menu is massive. Too much choice is usually a bad thing, in my opinion.

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Liepaja, Latvia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's always surprising to find native Italian chefs wander so far from the land of their ethnicity AND do so well with their skill. Very good and authentic Italian meal.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Basically if you like Italian food then this is a must be place to visit. They know how to make you fall in love with Italian cuisine, it is very had to make a selection from menu. Feel confident to take you kids with you, they love them.

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Tartu, Estonia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Really the best Italian pizzeria/pasta place in Tartu, maybe in whole Estonia. Owned and runed by Italians themselves, great interior, great food and great waitresses!

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Tartu, Estonia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Restaurant us created, owned and managed by italians since year 2000. Very stabil and good italian food with very large range of choice for every taste. Only risotto level can be improved.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Lasagne was just terrible. Sauce was okei but pasta tasted more like dough of pasta (floury and doughy)

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Antwerp, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Enjoyed a starter, main course and a dessert. My only remark could be that the main course did follow the starter a bit too swift. That was also the case for someone else in the company. Very friendly staff. Nice place if you're with a company of a couple of people, wouldn't go here for a romantic evening out ;)

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've been here several times through last couple of years and very much like this place. Food is always great, pizza, gelato, pasta, meat. It was always a hit, never miss. Atmosphere is Italian authentic, which is great. Service is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Good food served in a restaurant situated beautifully nearly over the river. Very nice in the evening.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The place is not the best I've seen. Very rustic, not really elegant not chic. But still, the food is really good. Pizza is almost perfect here, even the most classic Margherita is like tasting a little piece os heaven on earth. Yes, I love pizza. And I'm italian so I know what I'm saying. Pastas are pretty good, not... More 

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 10 Kompanii, Tartu 51007, Estonia
Phone Number: +3727407545
Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Tartu County  >  Tartu
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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