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Dolce Ristorante

1710 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203 (Dilworth)
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Ranked #406 of 1,968 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $24
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Dilworth
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

So disappointed to note that this restaurant has remarkably lowered in terms of service and menu. The menu is too much American now (they serve Tilapia and crab meat, which are NOT the most Italian ingredients you can mention...) and the service was NOT acceptable. We had a very rude female waitress, not smiling at all and pushing us so... More 

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Woolwine, Virginia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had sometime for a leisurely lunch which indeed was fortunate. The first benefit of this extra time was that we chose Dolce and the second was the pace of the service. The server was very familiar with the menu and wine list. Yep we even had time for a nice class of wine for lunch. I... More 

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Portland, Maine
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87 reviews 87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wife and I went specifically on Tuesday since they serve housemade gnocchi only on Tuesday. My wife is a "gnocchi lover" and she completely enjoyed hers served with a four cheese sauce. I had the gnocchi with meat Bolognese sauce.......again, excellent. Our server was attentive and stopped by regularly to ask about the food and wine. I really enjoyed the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had wanted to try Dolce for a while because I had noticed they make their own gnocchi one day a week. I saw a Groupon deal for them and grabbed it. We popped in on gnocchi night and had that and a glass of wine. Everything was delicious and the service was very good. There is patio seating and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Luisa, after eating in your restaurant since the day it opened, celebrating both of my children's birthdays yearly, tipping 25-40% every single time, sending friends, having showers and bringing clients...it all comes down to your rude daughter/manager. Our family has been loyal. We will miss Ken. He is awesome. We adored Petra and Carlos. Your daughter is rude and sucked... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 27, night we ate on the patio. We have dined here many times. The food is good and portion sizes above average. The things that need improvement are the bread served before the meal (plain, cheap, little taste) and the service. Except for one or two waiters, the staff needs more training. Our waiter was not observant.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I had dinner with a friend who had purchased a Groupon. I ordered the Sorrento, which was pretty much shrimp alfredo with spinach and sundried tomatoes. My friend had the Cannelloni with chicken. We both really enjoyed the taste of our meals. The portion sizes were also really good. I appreciate an attentive waiter, however we could barely have our... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Quaint, great service, wonderfully fresh pasta and delicious sauces. We will be back! ...........................

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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146 reviews 146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The owner is truly Italian, so the dishes are really authentic. The pasta sauces is not overloaded with garlic, in fact there isn't garlic at all ! That's real italian! We came over here several times, the capresi salad is really nice and fresh. The gnocchi is amazing, but only served on Tuesdays. It is worth a trip in the... More 

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York, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a must if you like italian food. Its a can't miss. Service was great. I would have rated it higher except for the managers unwillingness to make the customer happy. They had gnocchi for resteraunt week we ordered 4 apps and before looking at the menu. Once we ordered dinner one of the guys wanted the gnocchi and... More 

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Additional Information about Dolce Ristorante

Address: 1710 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone Number: 704-332-7525
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
Cuisine: Italian

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