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La Dolce Vita

798-C Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping VIllage, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
+1 252-453-0069
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Ranked #14 of 68 Restaurants in Corolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian techniques & handed-down Italian family recipes including hand-tossed pizza, pasta, homemade sauces, bread and desserts. We are all about family, friends, good food, and friendly local service. Hope to see you soon! 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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165 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
New Jersey
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

A great place that accommodated a large group (6 adults, 7 children) late on a Saturday evening with no reservations. Pleasant staff, nice menu selection, and *huge* portions of food brought to the table quickly and piping hot. The portions were easily large enough, to take home for a full lunch the next day! The only "complaint" would be that... More

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Great service - they do not accept reservations but you can call ahead 30 minutes or so for reserved seating. I highly recommend call ahead as the wait times were 60 minutes when we arrived. They called us back when our table and we were promptly seated. The waitress was very pleasant, attentive and food served promptly. The prices are... More

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went here for a date night while vacationing in Corolla. The homemade bread was delicious. I got the Chicken Parmesan and although it was fresh, it was bland. The only resounding spice in the entire dish was garlic, garlic, garlic. I'm a huge garlic fan, but wow it was so overpowering. My boyfriend got spaghetti and meatballs and the meatballs... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

My husband called this resturant in the afternoon of the day we intended to go to make reservations. He was told to call a half hour in advance if coming. He at 7:00 pm to make a reservation and spoke with a man named Brian. First we were out on hold for about 15 minutes. Then he finally made the... More

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Bear DE
13 reviews 13 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited this restaurant while vacationing in Corolla. The restaurant is small and there was a thirty minute wait. We ordered drinks from the bar and almost to the thirty minute wait Brian seated us. Our party totaled seven with three children. Our waitress was pleasant and very efficient and the food was excellent especially the veal and fresh seafood.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Service was fantastic. Restaurant was very accommodating to our party of 10. They even took a reservation at 5:30 for 6:00 diner. The food was average Italian and pricy. I got chicken gnocchi which was priced at $23.00. Overall a good place to eat.

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Rochester, New York, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had the calamari, artichoke dip, and crab cakes for appetizers. They were all delicious. They also had gluten free options for all their pastas. Food was great and really fast. I would go again.

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Thomaston, Connecticut
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Come on now everybody. This pizza it wasn't any better than from a grocery store frozen food section and that's not an exaggeration. $15 for pepperoni pizza $18 for prosciutto with arugula and goat cheese. Their large is at best a medium. We decided to try it after going to Cosmos pizza for years. One and done. I thought I... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Not a cheap restaurant, three adults ate for $50 including tip. Best food on the island (it's my third time here, first time eatting North of Duck). The Tarimisu is the best you will find on the island and perhaps in either of the Carolinas as well. A place to go without a doubt. Staff is friendly ams the atmosphere... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Outstanding food. Fun waitress. 4 different plates all were great. The shopping nearby makes the wait time easy. Will go back.

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