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Dolce Vita Coffee Shop & Restaurant

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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, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 30
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  • 8
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  • 3
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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
Come here. It's so good.

I'm come back here. I'm a sucker for nice cafes, and these are hard to come by in Sri Lanka. This place is along the beach, has great food. Great staff. Great drinks. Free wifi. Come and chill here for hours. I got banana crepes, tea, and mango juice. 3 crepes for a large.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Wyland L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I'm come back here. I'm a sucker for nice cafes, and these are hard to come by in Sri Lanka. This place is along the beach, has great food. Great staff. Great drinks. Free wifi. Come and chill here for hours. I got banana crepes, tea, and mango juice. 3 crepes for a large.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

From the road you cannot see this place much but its cozy and nice. Right by the beach and the location is great. Me and my friends all enjoyed the food and we loved it. Service was good and fast. All in all they made our little holiday worthwhile. Coffee was not the greatest though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The food was average. Went during lunch. Did not have the dish o wanted as they have run out. Location is great. Right beside the beach . Clean. Washroom right beside dining table so not too thrilled about that. Maybe consider putting a partition to hide the door?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Right overlooking the beach, I rate this place only for its location. The coffee was average ( considering it is an italian joint) as we came here for evening snack. We found the staff grumpy (assuming that we didnt order anything more than coffee). If you want to soak in the evening sunset, you can come here for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had 2 types of cake, they were fine- definitely not bad but not great either. My latte tasted bad, I didn't drink it. The service was not friendly, though it didn't bother me.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We come for years and it's like coming home. There is an atmosphere at Dolce Vita that you will not get it anywhere in Sri-Lanka. Relaxed , easy going and great music. if there is a problem talk...ever ready to solve..... They are just doing their very best . We have seen this place growing and we will come back.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere here. Nice sea views and a cool breeze make it an ideal spot to enjoy and cold beer while enjoying the view. Pizza and pastas are both really tasty. Prices are fair although the soup is a bit overpriced (could come with some bread). Delicious cakes and the coffee is great.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Good coffee for Sri Lanka. Croissants fabric made. Kids ate them so not so bad overall. Fair prices. Nice beach view. Clean. Laid back services. Probably the only place you can have continental breakfast for fair prices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had dessert here and was not disappointed and service was great! You can see the busy beach as you eat your meal!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Loved loved loved this place. The atmosphere was relaxing, the view was lovely, the food was delicious and the coffee was excellent. We had the seafood pizza--bit underseasoned but still delish; the grilled jumbo shrimps were extremely tasty, especially the garlic sauce. I enjoyed the whole vibe so much that I insisted on having an affogato al caffe, while the... More 

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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?