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The Dove III

836 East New Haven Av, Melbourne, FL 32901
321-725-DOVE
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Ranked #6 of 359 restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Indialantic, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We eat here often as a couple, family, and with friends. This is a well run restaurant with family staff in the kitchen and dining room. The menu is Italian with daily specials. There is a good wine list and moderate priced good tasting house wine + full bar. Make a reservation for weekend dining. Some of our favorites are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I eat at the Dove 3x month. Great food and Carlo is a fantastic host . The little free extras make for a memorable experience

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Carlo and his entire family pour their hearts, souls, and generations of true Italian cooking into this incredible family owned/operated restaurant. The atmosphere is perfect for lunch and dinner, romantic, friends, business, or a quiet solo meal!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We we're looking for a nice classy place for our anniversary dinner, which is hard to find in this area. We found it right here at Dove III. Very nice atmosphere - white tablecloths and candle light. The food was very good and not too expensive. The staff was all very nice and professional and our waiter was exceptional. We'll... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Let's start off with the good, the food is good, seasoned well, our waiter was excellent. The house salad dressing was excellent, the pasta e fagioli had great flavor although extremely pasty and heavy. It is more like glue than soup, but it is tasty glue. I ordered fish, it was fresh, but covered in parmesan cheese which is great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were referred to The Dove by the B&B staff. We made reservations on Saturday night. Great atmosphere. Good wait staff. Food was delicate, authentic and beyond our expectations. Do not miss this gem in downtown Melbourne.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

From the moment you arrive and are seated the service is with out a doubt fantastic we went for dinner on a weekend reservations suggested ! And had the most delicious Italian dinner from the complimentary warm breads to the entree's this restaurant takes pride in its service and food, It Shows !!

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After asking for suggestions on where to have a nice dinner from our hotel staff, we landed at the Dove III for a nice dinner meal. The portion sizes were large, and the meal for our party was well prepared and enjoyed by all. One in our party ordered the filet rolleta, one had the veal, one the fresh fish,... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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402 reviews 402 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Very friendly staff here. It's a little on the expensive side but you do get a lot of food. Their soups are excellent. Good pasta dishes too.

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Oviedo, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Had an evening to spend in Old Downtown Melbourne. The food was excellent but the servings were so large that we should have shared the main course. Prompt service with perfect timing between courses. The waiter came to our table and placed pasta soup for us. I commented, "We did not order soup". We were then informed that the soup... More

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