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La Dolce Vita

25 Old Frankfort Way., Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 806-9989
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Ranked #20 of 67 restaurants in Frankfort
Cuisines: Pizza
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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English first
Frankfort, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Finally tried this cozy Italian eatery near downtown and had a good meal in a tasteful atmosphere. The calamari alone will bring me back. Plenty of choices for pasta, fish, chicken, etc and specials written on a large chalkboard. Decent desserts. Try the Italian margarita!

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Frankfort, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have to say that this used to be our favorite restaurant. Unfortunately the extremely rude male manager ruined it for us. I'm sure he's related to the owners somehow because there is no other reason he would still have a job with his attitude. He has always been questionable in terms of friendliness, but after speaking with him on... More

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Frankfort, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Have not been there in awhile, but everytime we have been there the meal was excellent. The wait time is ok,but I still dislike that places overbook. Last time we were there we met with 6 other friends,we waited about 20 minutes for table,but once we were seated we never felt rushed to leave. We all enjoyed ourselves.

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Frankfort, IL
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We love this friendly, authentic Italian restaurant close to downtown Frankfort. The food is excellent, with good variety and reasonable prices. Pasta dishes are creative, as are shrimp dishes. Nice bar within the restaurant also.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Been eating here for 10 years and swear I won't go back as long as the rude front house manager remains employed. As a restaurant manager for many years and an investor in others, service like the rude and foul mouthed manager will prohibit loyal patrons from continuing their service. If you want good food and treated like crap by... More

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Orland Park, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

recently went to dine here as i have been a regular for years. upon entering we were told there would be a 45 minute wait so we ordered drinks at the bar area. one drink was flat. i asked the bartender to check it . she gave me a dirty look , went off and reluctantly poured a replacement and... More

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New Lenox, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

La Dolce Vita is a busy, cozy place with nice decor and ambiance. Our wait was not long, about 10 minutes. We were pleased with our nice quiet table in the corner until four very loud women were seated at the next, making conversation difficult. Our waitress was very nice. We ordered two bottles of tasty white wine, about $26/bottle.... More

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Olympia Fields, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This was our first visit and we enjoyed it very much and will go there again. The food was very good. Very friendly staff. Good selection of reasonably priced wines. If you can, go there on a week day. Since they do not take reservations, weekends are very crowded and a long wait is possible.

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Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I came in on a Monday night an the host (Heavy set guy) tried to place me at a high top and I told him I did not want to sit there his reply was do you want to sit at the bar? I said NO I want a table of course I got one right in the bar area.... More

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Mokena, Illinois, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We decided to try a place in the area that we hadn't been to. The pork chops were charbroiled and good, the spaghetti was under cooked while the mostaccioli was al dente perfection. The sausage and peppers were good but nothing special. Waitress was average while the assistants were more attentive. We will try it again, but won't rush to... More

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