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Dolce Ristorante

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1710 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203
704-332-7525
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11:30 am - 9:30 am
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Located in our Dilworth neighborhood, Dolce provides a range of Italian entrees. My favorite is the Chicken Milanese which is served with chopped lettuce and a lemon sauce--one of my best restaurant dinners in Charlotte! Bar service is limited to wine and beer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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English first
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went for gnocchi Tuesday a few weeks ago. It was our first time visiting the restaurant, and they treated us so well. They were doing some property manager-mandated repairs around the front door when we arrived, and someone met us outside and led us to the back entrance. It was not too busy, so they let us choose where we... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Excellent service. Mom and daughter greet you at the door. Service is excellent. Wine selection great. Everything dish I've had there is top notch. Flavorful and great potions. Highly recommend Dolce. Can't say enough good things about it. A favorite in every way. Thank you for being here!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I have been to Dolce twice - the first time during the Queen's Feast. The quality of the food is excellent and the quantity of the food is generous. Wait staff are friendly and efficient. It is now on our list of places we will go to regularly.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food was good, but somewhat pricey for the portions. There are some unusual items on the menu that make it stand out from the ordinary.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Without going into too much detail, my husband and I had dinner at Dolce during restaurant week. We didn't order off the Queens Feast restaurant since we weren't interested in dessert, big mistake! I ordered the Frutti de Mare and got food poisoning. I was very sick for 2 days but felt awful for 3-4. We have eaten there before... More 

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Waxhaw
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited Dolce during the Queen's Feast in Charlotte and were pleasantly surprised. Our appetizers of Stuffed Mushrooms (sausage, spinach and other savories) and Mussels in White Wine Sauce with garlic were superior! Main courses of Veal and Sauteed Grouper were wonderful and dessert of Lemonciello Cake and Chocolate Mousse with Champagne Sauce were fantastic. We ordered coffee with our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Located in our Dilworth neighborhood, Dolce provides a range of Italian entrees. My favorite is the Chicken Milanese which is served with chopped lettuce and a lemon sauce--one of my best restaurant dinners in Charlotte! Bar service is limited to wine and beer.

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Gastonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Very close and convenient to the hospital. Surprisingly warm atmosphere. Food was wonderful and the service was very good. Did not have to wait very long. VERY impressed and I will be back.

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Charlotte
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I used to love this restaurant, but feel like the servers and service has really changed over the years. They used to be really nice (and Italian I believe??), but the last couple times I have been there, the service has been poor. A couple months ago, the server had a difficult time helping with wine selection and we felt... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1710 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Phone Number: 704-332-7525

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
  • Cuisine: Italian
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?