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Dolce Vita - Coffee Shop

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Italian, Southwestern, Asian
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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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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
sip of heaven

love the local and the service, its a nice place to start the day or to unwind and watch the waves..

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Fukuoka
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fukuoka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

love the local and the service, its a nice place to start the day or to unwind and watch the waves..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I went to this place for dinner after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. I was disappointed since I tried the pizza and was not all that great. Hope the owners look into this comment and improve their food.

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

I remember you sharing one pizza and one soft drink within three people at 11 o/clock on a Sunday night when the restaurant is about to close for the week!!!! Your comment does not appear to me a relevant comment for other readers especially when not a single crumbs of the pizza was left on a plate and no remarks... More 

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Read the title again. In Sri Lanka we haven't seen any good coffee (unless extremely expensive) or good pizza's. This place has both. Run by what seems to be an Italian it does make sense though. Don't forget to pass by and get some pastries like the croissant or the Danish ones. For the record; I didn't it this all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It seems in need of a bit of an update. The cakes and gelato were very good other food was just OK. They have live music some night and I would return for snack and their wonderful coffee in future.

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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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9 reviews 9 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Muscat, Oman
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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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, Asian
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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