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La Dolce Vita Pizzeria

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143 Charlotte Ave, Ste 102, Sanford, NC 27330-4536
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Delicious pizza and salad. Very prompt and professional service. Owner operated, which ensures top quality food and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sanford, North Carolina
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Wake Forest NC
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Sanford we thought we would give this place a try. We arrived at lunch time and when we got there the place was full. There is not a lot of seating, but we took our place in the queue for a table. Two parties in front of us. There were three wait staff. We waiting... More 

Thank tlkmerrill
Sanford, North Carolina
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious pizza and salad. Very prompt and professional service. Owner operated, which ensures top quality food and service.

Thank RodgerDSr
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Dolce Vita has good Italian food--not the best ever, but just good. It is a clean place, the service is fine. A favorite dish is the stuffed pepper. They do not scrimp on cheese and the dishes are always hot.

Thank G K
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Cute very clean restaurant. Quick lunch slices with good tea. Reasonable. Nice holiday music playing. Waitress nice and on the ball.

Thank Becky H
Lillington, NC
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87 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

A very nice place, clean, well appointed and the service staff were all friendly and very pleasant. We stopped for a late lunch and ordered the Americana Pizza, and both my wife and I thought it was a bit pricey at $17. The pizza, by the menu, came with pepperoni, home made sausage, onions, mushrooms and black olives. The pizza... More 

Thank NewTarheel
Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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187 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

First time at La Dolce with 3 co-workers for a meeting. The ambiance is great, and the service was phenomenal. We ordered two pizzas - also phenomenal. I highly recommend the thai peanut chicken pizza. No complaints at all - and price was good to boot! Next time I am in town I will return for sure - and I... More 

Thank Ryan K
Aberdeen, NC
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I'm originally from Sanford and occasionally go back to visit family and friends. I didn't know this place existed. I met a friend here for lunch and really liked it. It's a little spot that is perfect for a lunch date.

1 Thank travelover000
Prospect Hill
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Was going to the Temple Theater and knew nothing about restaurants in Sanford. La Dolce Vita Pizzeria was recommended. Great choice! Great service, friendly staff and great food. Will definitely go again when I'm in Sanford.

Thank Sheila W
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant in Sanford. So we go here a lot. our favorite dish is the stuffed peppers with a small spinach and mandarin orange salad. My wife and I split this as it is right size for a dinner. The pizzas are very good too!

Thank Jim F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

My family and I enjoy eating here. Great place for a date night as well. Atmosphere is nice. Service is great whether eating in or grabbing food to go. The strawberry shortcake is no less than phenomenal!!!!!!

1 Thank akaywill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Charlotte Ave, Ste 102, Sanford, NC 27330-4536
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 919-777-5277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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