We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 34 Ship Bottom Restaurants

Roberto's Dolce Vita

12907 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
(609) 492-1001
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #23 of 34 Restaurants in Ship Bottom
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Restaurant details
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    4
    5
    3
    1
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 37th wedding anniversary here with our daughters and family. The pasta was amazing and the service was outstanding. We like that you BYOB, which considerablly affects the bill, making it more affordable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sag Harbor, New York
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Went here with my wife and family for an excellent dinner and dining experience. The veal, halibut, shrimp and pasta entrees were wonderfully prepared and presented. When asked for a combination that was not on the menu, our served cheerfully checked with the chef and returned with a positive yes...we can prepare it your way. You can also bring your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denville, New Jersey, United States
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Pre-season visit. Saturday at 5:45 - restaurant was empty. Went with two friends and were told it was completely booked. They had one table "available" but were waiting for a party to call back to confirm. Hostess then called that party who still had not made a decision and said they'd call back. Hostess then said we had to wait... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NJ
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We returned to Roberto's this evening after a 1 or 2 year break. (We had had one or two less than stellar experiences and we felt that the quality had declined previously.) The quality is back, but it comes with a high price tag. Three of us shared a clam appetizer. We each had an entrée - two scallop specials... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harvey Cedars, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We had a great meal the other day at Roberto’s Dolce Vita on LBI. Just about everything was perfect. Four of us were out to celebrate the end of the rental season and the beginning of the locals’ (our) season. Each couple split an appetizer. Our friends had the single crab cake, (a special that night) which was accompanied by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Malvern, Pennsylvania
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Although I've read some of the recent reviews of the restaurant, we took a chance and stopped by on a Friday night without reservations. Although they were pretty much booked, they arranged a few things around and were able to seat us. Our waitress, Lisa, was attentive and helpful. The three of us were really pleased by what we ordered.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Saddle River, New Jersey
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Been here many times. The menu is the usual, kind of boring. Went a few weeks ago and we won't be back again. Lost our business. The waitress we had was unbelievably sloooooow! She was pleasant but awful. The appetizer portion was one third what is used to be and it was not cheap. We were just really turned off... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The appetizers were fantastic: mussels in garlic sauce and calamar. the pasta was good (marinara sauce OK). I had the veal caprese with tomatoe and mozzarella in a brown sauce. The veal had a funny taste to it and I wound up getting sick that night. No one else got sick and enjoyed their meal. I do have a sensitive... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Nice little restaurant that needs to get known better. Excellent service and very nice decor. Quiet, charming yet not pretentious. I had the veal parmesan and it was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

For the price and a "byo" it was expensive and the food just WASN'T that good! Average at best. Service was better than excellent. For this restaurant being on a beach "vacation" town, it definitely needs to "amp" it up to get patrons to come back. Clearly marked as a fine dining restaurant there are definitely better food options on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Roberto's Dolce Vita also viewed

Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
 
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
 

Been to Roberto's Dolce Vita? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Roberto's Dolce Vita

Address: 12907 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: (609) 492-1001
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing