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Dolce Ristorante

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1710 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203
704-332-7525
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Sunday
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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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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    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
Lunch

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Foodandwine60
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Woolwine, Virginia
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Gastonia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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Woolwine, Virginia
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 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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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 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
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

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
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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11 reviews
7 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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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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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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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?