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“Great food! Even better service!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Dolce

La Dolce
Migue Hidalgo Esq. Emiliano Zapata s/n | Across from Maros Shrimp House, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
624-143-4122
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Ranked #20 of 379 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Pizza, Pasta
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great food! Even better service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

Great food! Very attentive service and the staff is always looking to please you in order to make your dinner experience a wonderful one. Next time I'm in Cabo, I will surely eat here again. (Lasagna is soo good!)

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“La Dolce muy bueno!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

For some unfathonable reason Cabo has MANY Italian restaurants...This one has been here for quite a while and is one of our favorites. While the food is good it is still the usual Italian fare, but the service is great and the location (right on the street, near Pancho's) is fun unless you are looking for something romantic & quiet. They will park your car for you ($) so don't worry about lack of parking spaces, (unless you're too cheap. In which case you may have to keep circling the block.)

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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atlanta
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Second attempt to dine here was our best of the week!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

While traveling with a group of 8 we tried to dine earlier in the week, but the the restaurant would not give us separate checks. Take that back, they would do 3 checks, but not 4. Go figure. When our other traveling partners departed, my husband and I dined there our last night and had a wonderful meal and service. Our favorite of the week! There were two large parties of at least 10 dining as well that night, but did not impact our personal service at all. Can't imagine the hassle of trying to divide up those checks among themselves, especially after a few glasses of wine. Bottom line, great dining for two and wish they would reconsider their check policy. It takes twice as long to go around with a calculator at the end of a meal to figure each parties amount and brings a stressful end to the dinner as we found out earlier in the week at another restaurant with the same policy.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Huntsville, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Inconsistent food, poor service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The reviews for this restaurant led us on a longer walk than is usual for the area for dinner, and I'm sad to say that for me it wasn't worth the effort. That is not to say that there weren't high points; the lobster special saved this from being a two-star review as the pasta and sauce along with the preparation of the lobster were pretty good. However, after being seated and watching waiters sit around doing nothing it took 15 minutes for anyone to ask if we would like to order any starters or food and the service didn't get any better or faster from then on. Also, even though the special wasn't bad, regular menu items were. The beef carpaccio was nearly floating in oil and had to be left to drip before being eaten, the spinach and cheese ravioli had nearly zero visible cheese stuffing, and the beef ravioli were bland. I'm sorry and I know that many reviewers obviously like this place, but I just don't see it. If you do eat here, i would recommend eating inside as youre protected from the fumes and noise of passing vehicles as well as street vendors and its still very open-air. Maybe next time I'll try the shrimp house across the street since it was packed all evening and is good enough to be used by La Dolce as the landmark to be found in the area.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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chiquilin123, Owner at La Dolce, responded to this review, February 2, 2013
Sir,
I am sorry you had to walk wayyyyy out of your way¨Two blocks from the marina¨ are you kidding me! Inconsistant food?! you never ate here before to say that!!! but the Lobster special was preaty good!$&$#%&%// Carpaccio swimming in oil?! Come on!!! I wont go any further, your review makes no sence, but will take it with a grain of salt. Obviasouly your idea of Italian is way diferent than 95% of the reviewers.
Take care and good luck with your choices of restaurants in the fututre.
stef
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Upstate NY
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Great pasta with seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We always plan a meal at La Dolce when in Cabo. If you like Italian food combine with seafood don't miss it. They always get a good crowd so reservations are helpful.

Visited January 2013
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chiquilin123, Owner at La Dolce, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Thank you for your review.
It was a pleasure serving you and look forward to doing it again in the near future.
Take care
Stef
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