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Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca

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Neartown/ Montrose
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500 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2932
713-520-8222
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 pm - 11:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice!

Great Italian appetizers prosciutto, Gorgonzola & roasted cauliflower - followed by authentic Italian wood fired oven pizza. Server good too who made our family dinner very pleasant - will visit this restaurant again on next visit to Houston.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
El Campo, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Easy to find, we only had a 30 minute wait on a Saturday night. We chose to wait at the bar and try some of their specialty drinks, which were good! We requested an outdoor table, and it was very nice, despite being in the 80's outside. The fans and breeze kept it cool. The waitstaff was awesome. The food... More 

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Houston
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101 reviews 101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We are regulars at Dolce Vita because they offer excellent pizza, a good selection of antipasti (fried artichokes, arugula salad, the salumi and many other dishes are great), well-made pasta (bucatini all'amatriciana are sublime) and the best Italian wine list in Houston. Every time we sit outside on the patio and enjoy a leisurely Sunday meal with a glass of... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The food, the wine, the pizza, the appetizers, everything was amazing. Even the vegetarian appetizers are a thing there. I love it.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As an ex New Yorker I have been frequently critical of Italian food in Houston ,not anymore.from appetizers to pizza to the daily specials you will not be disappointed.their daily specials such as a recent lamb stuffed meatball were incredible. Any pasta special with truffle oil is a must

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El Campo, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Was in town for the Cross Court volleyball tournament. Took my daughter and her boyfriend here for dinner. Had the shaved brussel sprouts appetizer and the fried mozzarella. Both were awesome. Two of us ordered pizzas, which were fantastic. The crust was perfect, the sauce was great, and the cheese was so fresh. My daughter had the pork chop. It... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great Italian appetizers prosciutto, Gorgonzola & roasted cauliflower - followed by authentic Italian wood fired oven pizza. Server good too who made our family dinner very pleasant - will visit this restaurant again on next visit to Houston.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I went with a friend for a celebratory lunch. It was wonderful! We arrived before the crowds at noon on a Saturday and were seated immediately upstairs by a window overlooking colorful Westheimer St. The waitstaff was prompt and cheerful. From the menu of small plates we ordered fried rapini and ricotta with mushrooms. The rapini were light, crispy and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I came here with my family to celebrate my nephew's 16th birthday. We had never eaten there before nor did we know much about it. It is a little difficult to find if you are not familiar with the area as the sign is not overly noticeable and the parking can be difficult. Valet is mandatory, but it is free.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Authentic Italian food and good prices, but our waiter was not very friendly at all and quite frankly none of the waitstaff were very friendly. We also had brought in a cookie for our son's 16th birthday and they wanted to charge us 2.00 a person to eat it there. They will not split checks either which I think is... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

My favorites at Dolce Vita are the small tapa/appetizers and the pizza. The appetizers are very small, and about $7. Each person could easily select two. They are generally very well-prepared, and there are some interesting options. If you are expecting a big pile 'o wings, this is not the place for you. Pizza is tasty and creative. The crust... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: 713-520-8222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thursday
11:00 pm - 11:30 am
Friday
11:00 pm - 11:30 am

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