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“Under-whelming!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of La dolce vita

La dolce vita
Muthaiga shopping centar, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #145 of 317 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Italian
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Nairobi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Under-whelming!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I used to love this restaurant with its simple food at a decent price, great waiters and warm ambiance and I used to go there every week. Now I find it majorly over-priced - a pizza is more expensive than London, and let's not mention the wine - and under-whelming. Worst of all, the Management doesn't care and shrugs off your complaints with not a shred of a smile. I'm Italian and can safely say this place no longer does us justice!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Italian Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

They have the most amazing Pizzas and Raviolis - simply melt in your mouth.

Ambience is very good and staff very friendly - minor complain would be manager does not like to hear criticism of their food (only had that issue once tho)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Accra, Ghana
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Over-priced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Pizza was average at best. Wine very over priced and the main courses were disappointing. Starters were not bad but Foccacia bread was just pizza base only. Waiter spilt oil all over one of the party and the owner's attitude was far from helpful. Give it a miss better italian places in Nairobi.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lovely Italian Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very nice Italian restaurant with an indoor/outdoor seating. The owner/chef gives his personal attention to all their patrons. Normally all Italians are full of life and that's why this place is very famous.

Visited May 2013
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Nairobi
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Really good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

It is one of the better restaurants in Nairobi. I enjoy the location and ambiance. At dinner, there is safe and ample parking.

Very good food. Good wine menu.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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