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Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop

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Southwestern, Asian, Italian
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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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
Most recent review
The place to go for coffee

Dolce vida has by far the best coffee in all Sri Lanka. Go there if you are a coffee lover like myself. And the choices of cakes and other tasty treats are delightful. Go there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
NatasjaGP
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Dolce vida has by far the best coffee in all Sri Lanka. Go there if you are a coffee lover like myself. And the choices of cakes and other tasty treats are delightful. Go there!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good coffee is pretty hard to find in Sri Lanka let alone great coffee which is what is on offer here ! The location is down a small side street from the busy main strip and the garden has a gate to the beach , its a wonderful mixture of a European cafe and a Sri Lanka beachside restaurant. The... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very much enjoyed the home made Coffee Ice Cream. Yogurt Ice cream was also good . Coffee seemed reasonably priced.

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Sigiriya
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23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I could tasted Dolce Vita home made Ice cream !. it was really good. I have tasted more than 100 branded Ice creams while travelling, this is second to non. No one expect such a quality from home made ice cream as most of us "feel" that the ice cream quality is a out come of high quality processing plant.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This little cafe is the one place in Negombo that serves proper expresso coffee. The cakes are lovely and so is the environment. Very pleasant sitting outdoors while drinking a cafe latte. Get there early as the cafe fills up quickly and you may not get a seat for your midday drink!! Great place :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Great coffee and a biscuit for a very good price compared to other places in Negombo. 240rupi for the americano is definitely worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This nice Italian place on the beach is worth a visit. We ordered rice & curry and it was very good, so I guess there is lical cook as well :-) They do a good expresso (real espresso) and great ice cream. We got also a recommendation from the owner about Ayuvervedic place-Jasmine Villa, which was just great. Don't miss... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Best coffee in Negombo,excellent coffee shop. Location was great , close to the beach. Food was very good and service was excellent, staff were okay.Our favourite restaurant in Negombo. Highly recommended.

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had an opportunity to have fantastic breakfast! truly fantastic food, beach facing, Home Made...s its like that. Caring team ensures you were comfortable always & fulfilled. Nice want to be there again !!

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Nice crossaints and good coffee. Quiet place. Beach is in front of this place and there is wifi. Pleasant staff. good place to read a book or just having a quiet place to sit and relax.

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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: Southwestern, Asian, Italian
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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