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La Dolce Vita

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Tampico, Mexico
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38 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Service are pretty good, they have English menu available, interior nice however the food is really mediocre. During my first visit I tried 3-4 different pasta dishes but all the time the pasta was too hard and flavorless. During this visit few days ago the "Angus" Rib-eye 3/4 part was fat only, the vegetables what came with the meat was... More 

Thank Tamas D
Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Italian food right next to the Hampton Inn Airport. Had a large table in a semi-private room off the main dining room. Excellent seafood and pasta. Also has good pizza. Not impressed with the veal dishes. Decent wine selection. Excellent attentive service. Good choice with convenient safe location.

Thank chrishardiman
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

I had not been to La Dolce Vita in a while and went there about a week ago with a party of 8 people. The food was delicious, the service very good and the prices acceptable. All in all a good visit and a great experience.

Weston, Florida
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224 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Right next to the hotel I was staying, it is a very good option, really good Italian food with a lot of seafood options. The service was excellent too. Highly recommend it.

Thank DonatoInWeston
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Love this place, have been going there since it opened and was a small place, the food is gooood! The pastas are delicious, the seafood is fresh and the pizzas are also great. They have a wide variety of desserts all good too! Great for romantic dinners or meeting up with friend and family for a dinner out! The mamma... More 

1 Thank Paola G
South Carolina, USA
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went to this restaurant as we were into the Hampton Inn late and wanted something quick to eat. Lighting in restaurant was so low we could not read menu and unfortunately we could not get a good explanation of menu but we didn't speak Spanish. Food was very good quality but service was slow and I think since we didn't... More 

2 Thank reliabilityguy
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015

Dolce vita is a nice place to visit with your family. Food is delicious, and the restaurant is very nice. Lasagna is delicous also the pizza and the salad.

1 Thank Mikehouston T
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

if you find yourself in Tampico and are craving for a truly italian dish, head for one of La Dolce Vita's two locations... one is across the street from the airport and another one on Avenida Universidad... If you don't see anything on the menu that catches your fancy, worry not... just instruct the waiter about your dish and he/she... More 

Thank Sergio G
Tampico, Mexico
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very nice restaurant, prices affordable and the ToGo service is fine and you can select everything from the Menu.

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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

Had dinner here while staying at the adjacent hotel. Food was simply 'ok', service was not. Took a while to find someone to seat us and the servers tended to wander off or avoid eye contact when we tried to flag them down. The lighting was also ridiculously dim which made reading the reallllly long menu a chore.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tampico, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico

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