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“Great affordable food and atmosphere!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita
60 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 27 restaurants in Oudtshoorn
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great affordable food and atmosphere!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The only reason we randomly chose this place was because we saw there's a special Mad Mondays: 1/2 price on main meals and grill.

Food: We had grilled chicken breast and grilled ostrich of course! The meat was cooked perfectly, the chicken was tender and juicy and flavourful. The ostrich was chewy, like the texture of beef-meat, with no particular strong taste. The side dishes (both the salad and the vegetables) were super good! The food was so good that it made me forgive them for the long wait~

Service: Slow, SUPER EXTRA slow, because of special Mondays? I don't know. I have been to busier restaurants and did not had to wait over an hour in the cold for my food to come... The only reason why I didn't gave a 5 stars~

Value: Inexpensive!!

Atmosphere: There's maybe 2 tables indoor, most of seating are outdoor. As the night turns darker, they turned on the candlelight on the table and it was really cute and nice.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ranst
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“A tasty Italian place with nice local influence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The owners of our guesthouse recommanded La Dolce Vita for us, we've asked them for a good afordable restaurant in Oudtshoorn and their you go, La Dolce Vita was the perfect choice!
Make a reservation if you want to go in the weekend and you definetly have to try a local starter called Triplet of Ostrich (not sure about the name but you will find it with this discription). It's a plate with grilled ostrich meat, ostrich carpaccio and ostrich paté, fantastic!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eaglescliffe
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“great foid, friendly service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Best place we ate in Oudtshoorn! Delicious food, nice spot in town that was easy to walk to from our b&b, and staff were very helpful.

Visited April 2014
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Geneva-Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good lunch place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

If you want a huge and tasty salad with either chicken or ostrich strips on top, this is the best place in town for a "light" lunch.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Schoenmanshoek
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“Salad with salmon was terrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The smoked salmon was grey and had no salmon taste at all. Probably from the fridge and cooked in the magnetron? Only the green salad was fresh.

Visited March 2014
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