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640 Westwood Ave., River Vale, NJ
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Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in River Vale
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

My family and it ate here this past Saturday. All the tables were full so we had to wait about 10 minutes but it was with it! The food was excellent! We started with the hot antipasto and stuffed artichoke. Out of this world!!!!! For our entrees we had the Veal Chop, Seabass and lobster ravioli specials. Each entree is... More 

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New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Located in a strip mall in River Vale, New Jersey, its hard to spot and one would not expect the quality and authenticity of the fare offered by looking at the storefront. From the outside you might not expect much, but when you walk through those doors you are in Italy. The restaurant is clean, the waiters are attentive and... More 

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Old Tappan, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Full Disclosure - I am the performing musician at Dolce Vita on Friday Evenings since last October. About 2 years ago, I visited Dolce Vita for the first time. My cousins were in from out of state for my son's wedding and we decided to have a dinner out before they returned home. We picked up some bottles of wine... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was my first time eating here and the food was great, so tasty and I will definitely go back. If you love Italian food, you must eat here. The restaurant is clean and the staff is so nice. I just learned that they have specials to go and can't wait to try them. The prices are very reasonable and... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This great restaurant sits in a strip mall in River Vale, so most wouldn't expect such a great place to be there. When you first enter, you are greeted by warm welcomes. You will also be surprised at the fine layout atmosphere that exists within. The staff that helped us were all great, and very accommodating. When they found out... More 

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

We wanted to try a few dishes before we finalized our event at this location. Everything was very good and we had three different dishes and two appetizers. All from the menu for catering. Looking forward to the event.

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Old Forge N.Y.
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I real down home Italian restaurant serving excellent Italian dishes. The ordeurs were out of this world and quantity was great and did not hurt the quality.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We have been eating here twice a week since they opened in the fall and think the prices, food and service are good. The staff is friendly and accommodating.

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River Vale, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

A superior collection of varied italian dishes done in great style.Staff and chef deserve the highest compliment.Have been there 4 times and never disappointed.

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Additional Information about Dolce Vita

Address: 640 Westwood Ave., River Vale, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  River Vale
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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