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Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop

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Italian, Southwestern, Pizza, Asian, Sri Lankan
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27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274968
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and friendly management! And many times here

Good food and friendly management , been here for many times with friends , good music! Some times live music! Best place to have coffee and cakes !

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Ordered mixed salad which was OK. The vegi pizza was very spicy without much cheese on it. The fresh juice was filled with ice. When we asked replace to a juice without ice, it was mixed a water. In overall, avrage place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good food and friendly management , been here for many times with friends , good music! Some times live music! Best place to have coffee and cakes !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Dolce Vita is tucked away down a side alley off the main road, and backs on to the beach so suffers none of the noise and fumes of the main road restaurants. (Steak a la Diesel, anyone?) This is a gem. It is a small restaurant, family owned and run (Italian and Sri Lankan) and the food is excellent. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Superb fusion of Italian and Sri Lankan options. Their Pizzas and Italian food are far superior to those in typical chain restaurants such as pizza express, zizzi etc. Me and my wife went for an evening meal aswell as lunch the following day. Food arrived quickly and was of a high standard. I would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food is amazing and the only place in Negombo where I can have a safe meal.(because I am Gluten Intolerant). Tania and Andrea (the owners) are always so accommodating of my quirky requests (even if its Burger without the Buns). Great food, great atmosphere and you can spend hours and hours here. Only place in Negombo that serves awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our visit was a nostalgia one. We used to live in Ja Ela for 4 years (6 years ago now). We went back to see the many colleagues & friends and wouldn't have left without visiting our favorite eatery. It is still the same family friendly place, excellent service & food and the views of the beach & ocean are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place has a lovely beachside setting. We met a friend for coffee which cost about double of what the local food spots charge for an entire meal. It took forever to get our coffee but when we got it we did enjoy it. The place is quite nice, as you are in a touristy area paying touristy prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I went to Negombo with my boyfriend and we actually stop over to this place because I saw that they were serving "real" coffee. I am Italian and I needed a "real" latte macchiato... so we just stopped by. There is more or less 10 tables outside where you can sit. You have a sea view and you have an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Our tuk-tuk driver tipped us to this place as it kind of sets back close to the beach from the road. Good food at a good value. Very pleasant setting day or evening. We went there several times with our son. The bakery has some very tempting treats as well. Try to be strong and walk by with out buying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visited for lunch after reading reviews. Might look better at night but nothing to right home about during the day. Iced coffee was OK but latte very weak. Spice chicken wrap was tasty. Service was not very warm. Would not rush back.

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Additional Information about Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop

Address: 27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 31 2 274968
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Southwestern, Pizza, Asian, Sri Lankan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 274968

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Southwestern, Pizza, Asian, Sri Lankan
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?