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17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203-2256
313-865-0331
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Ranked #49 of 980 Restaurants in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cedarhurst
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English first
Shelby Township, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Arrived around 5:15 PM for 5:30 reservations. They could not locate our parties reservation but was seated promptly at a table near the bar. I haven't been here for years so it was quite a surprise that much hasn't changed. Unfortunately there was a musty smell near the table we sat at. I looked up and noticed that there were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I mean wow... I had a childhood raised 10 minutes from Cabrini Green in Chicago Illinois so I hope I tend to know what I'm talking about when I write something like I'm about too... I write this trying very hard not to knock the surrounding area, but come on, it is what it is so don't get mad if... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Attended brunch with my cousins early in January. Food was good especially the French Toast. I had Eggs Benedict. Although it was perfectly prepared, I was hungry when I left. Service wasn't attentive, yet they wanted us out in 1 1 /2 hours. Won't have brunch here again.

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Walled Lake, Michigan
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have to admit that I was a little apprehensive about going to 6 Mile and Woodward for dinner...it's not exactly in a mainstream area. HOWEVER...it was one of the most pleasant experiences. The service was impeccable, the atmosphere was very friendly, and the food was delicious. Our party of 6 had drinks, salad, pasta, salmon, and veal. The price... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had a great meal for 5, seated quickly even without a reservation, food was delivered to the table quickly, excellent quality (French Toast was a table flavorite, I had the Eggs Benedict which were perfectly prepared). Had the salmon bagel appetizer which was also excellent. Loved the bottomless Bloody Mary. Fun waiter who anticipated our needs. Valet parking in the... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Because we were going to a 7PM lecture at the Detroit Institute of Arts, my husband thought it would be nice to try dinner at La Dolce Vita, also on Woodward Avenue. We'd passed it many times and knew it was a popular summer patio dining spot. We had reservations for 5PM on a Thursday when it opens for dinner.... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This was my boyfriend and I's first time here, and we were very impressed! The bottomless mimosa's are great, I never had an empty glass! I had the quiche of the day, served with roasted potatoes...absolutely perfect. My boyfriend had the french toast. 3 HUGE pieces, it was heavenly. The food was wonderful, and very filling. Service was great, prompt,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice hidden gem in the city of Detroit. The service and staff were great. The bottomless mimosa didnt hurt either.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Beautiful patio, and very cozy restaurant. The food is amazing and the portions are just right! I loved how they made the ceaser dressing right in front of my table!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Have only visited on Sunday for brunch and it is nothing short of excellent. The atmosphere is awesome and the bottom less mimosas are a great touch.

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203-2256
Phone Number: 313-865-0331
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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