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Osteria La Dolce Vita

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Italian, Chowder, Soups
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Via Egadi , 11, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 871423
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Osteria La Dolce Vita, is the right reference point for those who want to...
Osteria La Dolce Vita, is the right reference point for those who want to enjoy a typical Sicilian cuisine with simple and tasty dishes. Our menu includes dishes of meat and fish (exclusively fresh). The great experience and professionalism of its staff will make you enjoy delicious dishes. The venue has a capacity of 40 seats and is air conditioned. Ideal for small banquets.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pasta with Ricci

This is a fantastic, rustic restaurant in Trapani. Everything we ate was outstanding but the best dish, by far, is the busiate con ricci - it was spectacular and will be visiting again this summer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
eml84
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London
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a fantastic, rustic restaurant in Trapani. Everything we ate was outstanding but the best dish, by far, is the busiate con ricci - it was spectacular and will be visiting again this summer.

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fresh fish to choose and then it is cooked to perfection. Hors d'oeuvres satisfied the vegetarian member of our party although not all of the dishes were vegetable. Although clearly popular with local people there is an English menu available which is just as well as very little English is spoken. Service is relaxed as there is only one waiter... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We showed up without reservations. The young waiter summoned another young man who spoke english. He had one table available if we could finish in 90 minutes, before the folks with reservations arrived. Mussels and shrimp for appetizers followed by swordfish and clams with white wine and Sicilian lemon cake for dessert. Yummy and fresh as could be! All for... More 

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Recommended by Noemi&Fabio. I had a bit of hard time to find it. The owner does not speak english so I had kind of use hand and gestures to communicate. Food was excellent and surprisingly cheap. I had veggie and potatoes as an entree. Very tasty, fresh. Then lobster soup. Wonderful! I think I have paid less than thirty euro.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere great food good staff. Found the place by accident as everyone was leaving after lunch. They cooked us a meal which was superb

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is not in the center, but worth visiting! The pasta's are great and tasteful and the fish is really fresh. We had a great evening :-)

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The first time my husband and I dined at Dolce Vita, I was fairly concerned about getting a table, as I sensed from the reviews that the place was small and popular. My husband tried to call and he even walked over to the restaurant in the afternoon to make a reservation, but no contact was made. As we approached... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Spent 4 nights in Trapani and ate here 3 times for the excellent value (no cover charge!!!!!!)tasty food and feeling that I was not in a tourist trap being milked. Had something different every time and not disappointed once.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A cosy place, busy with families and local people and we were lucky to get a table. There was a menu, then the waiter comes and tells you which dishes they have cooked today! We had antipasti from a buffet, then a huge plate of pasta each, Chris's with mushrooms and walnuts and mine with fish roe and cherry tomatoes,... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Are you looking for real sicilian food? Great meals at good prices? Authentic and not tourist atmosphere? Then, don’t hesitate, go there. We have a ‘not going twice to the same place while on holiday’ rule, but this place made us to broke it. And definitely the second one was even better than the first one. Unluckily we couldn’t spend... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria La Dolce Vita

Address: Via Egadi , 11, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0923 871423
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
Open Hours:
Monday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 33
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Egadi , 11, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 871423

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Dining on a budget

Description

Osteria La Dolce Vita, is the right reference point for those who want to enjoy a typical Sicilian cuisine with simple and tasty dishes. Our menu includes dishes of meat and fish (exclusively fresh). The great experience and professionalism of its staff will make you enjoy delicious dishes. The venue has a capacity of 40 seats and is air conditioned. Ideal for small banquets.
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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