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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 8
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Homely, friendly, good food & more......

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Lynda C
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Clarkston, United Kingdom
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Clarkston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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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Maldives
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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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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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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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wellington nz
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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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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nice atmosphere , nice food with very reasonable prices. Needs some improvements in the decor, tables and roof! Beautiful ocean view and the best espresso in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

the food was par above excellence. the dish was authentic Italian prepared by Italian trained and skilled chef. it had the Italian flavour to it and the meal was much much enjoyable with the back ground of Pavarotti music. The view to the Indian Ocean is much to die for. One could relax with an martini in a relaxed chair... More 

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

coffee shop stroke restaurant...good selection of coffees and teas and easy meals and pizzas... capable staff and prices are moderate.... good effort and the quiet was such a relief after the continual horn blowing of drivers anywhere near the roads... also a view towards the beach in itself made the experience pleasant... well done

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed a few nights here, and although the rooms were basic, the zircon worked, the water was transparent and the owner and staff couldn't have been kinder. Food was great, (for the price) especially the croissants and pain au chocolate. To escape the horrors of Negombo, just pop in to the DV for a cake and coffee and remember... More 

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

One of my favourite restaurant in Negombo. Great place to Coffee & Meals. Nice atmosphere and great food. The waitress always hv the most beautiful smile and very friendly. Would highly recommend it specially the COFFEE!

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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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