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McCaffrey's Dolce Vita

2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
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Ranked #6 of 35 Restaurants in Decorah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We were referred here by our hotels front desk. The place was a little hard to find but well worth it. Nice woodland setting near a trout stream. The wood fired pizza is excellent, and the homemade dressings on the salad alone made the trip worthwhile

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Loved the atmosphere and outdoor seating. Went with the pizza which had alot of perfect combintion ingredients and was hot, which is key. Matt was very pleasant to deal with throughout the night. The bathrooms were very strong with a scent that was alittle overwhelming.

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Lanesboro, Minnesota
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for apps and a quick drink. We were no disappointed. The staff was on task and the entire restaurant is run very professionally and CLEAN!!! The egg rolls and the dipping sauce they served were really outstanding. We would have had more if we were not full. We will be back.

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Caledonia, Minnesota
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Pizza was very good, beautiful area, The big minus for me was that there was an extremely strong air freshener inside the front door and in the bathroom.. Hence the 1 part of my rating.

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Had a great salad with shrimp--- huge in Iowa style and very fresh. Companions had the ribs--- huge serving with lots of sides, but delicious too! The deck is nice but the tables are super uncomfortable.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My wife and I were on vacation and stopped in for dinner one night. Quiet remote place off the beaten path, nice atmosphere. We ordered 2 half size pizzas and they were outstanding. The oven fired stove made the crust crispy. Was a nice place to stop for dinner, I would recommend the pizza!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The setting and atmosphere of McCaffrey's is breathtaking. I had heard nothing but good things about this place, and unfortunately, it did not come close to my expectations. For such an upscale setting, the quality of place settings (plates, cups, etc.) was sub-standard. Waitstaff were friendly, but slow and disorganized. I ordered the shrimp capellini, which was alright. The shrimp... More

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Minneapolis, MN
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I had been wanting to try McCaffrey's for a long time after hearing such great reviews, and unfortunately, I was let down. I thought it would be perfect and become a new favorite of mine, since I LOVE wood-fired pizza, and I always prefer thin crust over thicker crust. This crust was barely a crust at all. I felt like... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband and I went on a Friday night to McCaffrey's, which is located in the country near Decorah. We crossed a historic bridge, recently shored up, and drove by a Liselund lookalike. We were seated instantly in a booth, having arrived early after work, despite it being Women's Weekend Out. My husband craved pizza, so we ordered the Junkyard,... More

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O Fallon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Out side of town, sort of hard to find the turn-off to get there, but once you do, it is well worth it it. Great pizzas, thin crust for all of them. Lots of olive oils sed. Nice fmily feeling throughout the fcility

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