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La Dolce Vita

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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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798-C Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping VIllage, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
+1 252-453-0069
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian dishes...
Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian dishes using family recipes including hand-tossed pizza, homemade sauces, bread and desserts. We are all about family, friends, good food and friendly service. Hope to see you soon! Ciao! During the high season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we offer 30 minute call ahead seating. Before Memorial Day & after Labor Day we will be happy to take your reservation!
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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Terrific Pizza

We had a late lunch here and all were pleased. I had a specialty pizza which was incredible. This isn't your run-of-the-mill pizza! All fresh ingredients. The service was great! We had a large group (15, 7 kids, 8 adults). The kids food came out prior to the adult meals which I love...keeps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jennifer A
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Averill Park, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
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184 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Averill Park, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had a late lunch here and all were pleased. I had a specialty pizza which was incredible. This isn't your run-of-the-mill pizza! All fresh ingredients. The service was great! We had a large group (15, 7 kids, 8 adults). The kids food came out prior to the adult meals which I love...keeps the kids from getting to hungry while... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

First off - make a reservation, you want to be sure you have a table when you get there because it is awesome! We went at 5 when they opened. It is small and delightful. We got the last table outside. Our waitress was Laura who was super nice and attentive! We ordered the spaghetti and meatballs (photo was loaded)... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Awesome service, food and ambience. The waitress was attentive, excellent knowledge of the menu, there when needed yet not imposing and friendly. This was our first time in the area and at the restaurant - we would go back time and time again. We were a party of 8 and with different " tastes" but that didn't defer the waitress'... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

I came to this little restaurant with some friends and was not expecting the prices to be so high for a little Italian place with mediocre decorations. However, when our food was brought to our table I understood why. Everything was beautifully garnished, and came in big portions. I ordered the smoked salmon salad and have not had a piece... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Together with family members for a nice quiet dinner. Quiet and comfortable surroundings. Attentive service. Although enjoyed everything that we had the artichoke tomato salad especially nice. They also had an olive oil and almost like a pesto they serve with bread before dinner which was enjoyable.

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Albany, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We weren't sure about going to an Italian restaurant in the Outer Banks, but it was very good. There are many options on the menu for sea fare and land rovers. There is even gluten free pasta.

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Leesburg VA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Hands down, one of the best Italian meals, ever. The chef is really from Italy - it was so good we had to ask who the heck was doing the cooking. Ordered the lasagna, baked ziti, and chicken parm and they were one of the best takes on these standards we have ever had - fresh basil, chunky tomato sauce,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

La Dolce Vita in Corolla NC is fabulous. The food is always fresh and prepared when ordered. Great authentic Italian dishes served by a wonderful group of folks. We love Simone, Erica, the guy with dark hair (sorry couldn't remember name), and others. Sad they close some in off season, but look forward to their opening again in Spring 2015.... More 

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Corolla, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Best shrimp fra Diavlo I've had in obx. Gnocchi too tough, but the rest of our sandwiches and pasta was great.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

For our last day of our mini-vacation to the Outer Banks my wife and I decided we'd eat lunch a bit later than usual and eat more than our usual lunch and have dinner in our timeshare. When I asked Google to tell me what restaurants were nearby, La Dolce Vita was on the short list that popped up. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 798-C Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping VIllage, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-0069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups

Description

Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian dishes using family recipes including hand-tossed pizza, homemade sauces, bread and desserts. We are all about family, friends, good food and friendly service. Hope to see you soon! Ciao! During the high season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we offer 30 minute call ahead seating. Before Memorial Day & after Labor Day we will be happy to take your reservation!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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