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La Dolce Vita downtown

Avenida Coba 87 | SM 3 downtown, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3393
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Coba 87 | SM 3 downtown, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Wonderful food
"The food is always excellent and presented attractively."
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2. Cozy, Authentic, Italian
"Very attentive but not obtrusive waiter. Delicious food"
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3. Traditional Italian cuisine
"We didn’t expect to eat such a great Italian food in Cancún."
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here for our last night in Mexico, unfortunately! The food was marvelous and the service was even better! Our waiter Miguel was helpful and really service minded. Before the meal we got some bread and bruschettas, delicious. I had the lasagna and my...More

Thank Samordnaren
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We visit this restaurant every year our annual Cancun vacation. They never disappoint us. Everything is beautifully presented so that you eat with your eyes first. I have food allergies and they never cease to amaze me with the dishes they modify. Salmon carpaccio was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our all around favorite restaurant. In the 30 years we have patronized the restaurant, the food has always been consistently excellent. It also excels in service and ambiance. The after dinner chocolate and drinks are an added amenity.

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is abundant and wonderful. Fresh and attractively presented by a team that is attentive to our every need. The menu has more than something for everyone and our vegetarian friend was well cared for. We were warmly greeted at the door by the...More

Thank CBDerenfeld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was enchanting. Miguel and Pedro were attentive and treated us like royalty. The service was first rate and the food was amazing. We ate far too much but couldn't get enough. Make this one of your stops while in Cancun.

Thank 84kimberleyk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ITALIAN restaurant is lovely. The service is amazing and food is delicious. The whole evening was awesome- so worth a visit. Getting there: We were staying in the hotel zone and took the R1 bus to get there (22 pesos). We used maps on...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming here annually or more since 2009. The best dining experience in Cancun. Service is absolutely peerless and the food never disappoints. We always look forward to dining here as part of our Cancun vacation.

Thank plm1218
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and perhaps even better service! No detail is spared in this cozy and warm restaurant that you must visit if you are around the area. Trust me, you will not regret giving this place a chance. I've been vacationing in Cancun for 15+...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a person who waited on us could have been any better. I have to admit we return to this restaurant every year on our return to Cancun. The owner had several venues but has retreated to his flagship restaurant which has been in business...More

Thank d0cf0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we had was done to perfection. Both Pizza & Pasta where excellent. Service was exceptional friendly but professional. Thanks for a super tasty dinner!

Thank Yuval D
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Kreig H
January 27, 2018|
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Response from jjcasal | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest on La Dolce Vita, we are 45 minutes away from the Moon Palace Resort, our average check is $25-32 US per person. I am looking forward to seeing you soon
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Robert C
January 15, 2018|
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Response from DanC129 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have valet parking
September 2, 2017|
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Response from jjcasal | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest on La Dolce Vita, we don´t have children´s menu but we have small pasta portions and pizzas and we will be happy to divide by two any main course. Un saludo Juan J. Casal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Coba 87 | SM 3 downtown, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Av. Nader)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3393
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Since 1983 La Dolce Vita Centro has been consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in Cancun, serving fresh seafood and homemade pasta, owned and operated by Tim Savio and Juan J. Casal. Dolce Vita means "Sweet Life" in Italian and that is how an evening here will make you feel. Our loyal clientele highly recommend the award winning signature dish Boquinete Dolce Vita, a local snapper topped with shrimp and mushrooms, enclosed in puff pastry, and served with lobster sauce. The service is refined and friendly, and dinner specials change daily to match the season. Ourdiverse wine list from around the world complements the dinner. La Dolce Vita is an ideal setting for small groups, business functions, parties, rehearsal dinners and other special events. Dress code: Casual, no cut off shirtsleeves for gentlemen. Private parking and free valet parking service.
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