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Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop

27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274968
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Ranked #6 of 73 restaurants in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Southwestern, Asian, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We made a booking for 20 people late afternoon. An hour and a half later we were seated outside , under the stars and with the beach only a few metres away. The staff are very hospitable to requests and friendly. The meal was great at a good price. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Popped in here for a meal (pizza) on our last night in Sri Lanka - and we'd made a good choice. The food was lovely, the setting, complete with a band, was great. The staff seemed very friendly. We especially liked being able to purchase our own drinks from the shop across the road to drink while eating. Based on... More

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Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Accommodating and lovely Tania and Andrea! they are the reason that i kept returning. Good place for a western hit and if you miss eating wholegrain bread and mozarella cheese! coffee and sandwiches are pretty good.

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

As an expat in Negombo I have been so many times to Dolce Vita and all of them have been very pleasant. Tania and her husband do a great hosting job and offer a variety of really good coffee, fresh juices/smoothies, home made yummy cakes, pastries and lovely fresh food (a mix of salads, sandwiches, Sri Lankan food, Western food..).... More

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Not just the best coffee, but also great croissants, pastries and pizzas. My favourite view from my favourite Dolce Vita table is still the main pic on my Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/NickHartGBH

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dolcevitasrilanka, Owner at Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very happy to read your comments which are more valuable then the 5 stars which you did not give us!!!!!! We will continue our efforts to deserve more in future!!!!!!! More

St. Petersburg, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The friendly owners of this place serves excellent cappucinos and they have a nice selection of pastries and cakes. The location is good too, with a nice view of the beach and ocean. I would skip the food though. Since it is an Italian place, I figured that the pizzas ought to be good, but no... But maybe some other... More

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Kragero Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Very good food, and very good service. Nice athmosphere :-) very welcoming :-) nice and clean :-)i ent there for lunch and dinner :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Nice little cafe a bit different from other places to eat in Negombo. Fantastic cakes and the ice cream is lovely. We ate there one lunch time but it was equally as good in the evening plus the bonus is you can take your own beer. Highly recommended, especially if you like good pasta and cakes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

We are visiting for a week and we came for a light lunch on the 4th of May. The food was absolutely gorgeous and very filling. Everybody that works here are friendly, approachable and helpful. Free wifi with a beautiful seafront view and a relaxing environment. Would recommend to anybody that is looking for somewhere to socialise and dine out

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Wonderful Coffee and pastries. Many small snacks and the Bruschetta's are to die for! You can bring your own beers at no extra charge. The Italian owner and his Sri Lankan wife are so wonderfully friendly. Lovely big courtyard facing the beach too. Best value in the whole place and went there many times.

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