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La Dolce Vita

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29 Avenue de Moka, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 09 60
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:45 am - 2:15 am
Mon - Tue 11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

If you feel like a change from seafood, head to Dolce Vita! The service and food are both excellent. I would highly recommend the bruschetta's. Absolutely amazing. Wish we'd found this hidden gem on previous visits to St Malo. We'll definitely be visiting Dolce Vita again 😃

1 Thank Bittlkj
Stockholm, Sweden
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

When you have had enough of the same French food in 90% of the restaurants in St Malo, head to La Dolce Vita for excellent Italian food with home friendly service. Carlo and his team ensure you feel welcome and at home, with Italian food cooked to perfection. Arguably the best ravioli and tortellini I have tried even when travelling... More 

Thank chris h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our dinner at La Dolce Vita was wonderful :) From the moment we entered we were treated with hospitality and good humor. Our french is very lacking, but everyone there went out of their way to help us read our menu and find what we wanted. It is a small and intimate restaurant, not at all "touristy".... OUr entire experience... More 

Thank Joan F
Somerset, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

After 2 weeks of eating mostly French food we decided to try some Italian in the village of St. Malo. Although a little out of the way, this small Italian restaurant didn't disappoint. We had the Caprese for an appetizer and the pappardella with mushroom and the amatriciana for dinner. All very well prepared and very delicious. Our only fault... More 

Thank Mark-n-Holly-Ferraro
mary220, Gérant at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review
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Buongiorno grazie mille per il suo gentile avviso, Nella speranza di rincontrarla al più presto Marina e Carlo More 

Austin, Texas
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

What a find! As other reviews have stated, this place is very vegetarian- and vegan-friendly. Don't go expecting pizza, but do expecting authentic Italian bruschetta and delicious pastas -- all homemade and fresh. Owners are from Milan. Charming atmosphere, exceptionally friendly host who is vegetarian himself. I had the truffle tortellini special and it was extraordinary! Lots of salad options... More 

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mary220, Gérant at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your recomandation, We always try to offer a large choice of delicious and vegetarian recipes. See you soon, Marina e Carlo More 

Lampeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

It was great to find this place. We are a family of very mixed dietary requirements. It was so good to find somewhere where we were all happy. The food was delicious, the service was friendly and patient without being overstated. Carlo dealt effortlessly with our many differing requests. All eight of us were really delighted. Fantastic homemade Italian food.... More 

Thank Mandi L
mary220, Gérant at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi Mandi, Thanks you so much for your kindly recommendation. We are always flattered to read a positive return of our customers. See you soon in Saint Malo Marina e Carlo More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Had a lovely meal at La Dolce Vita. It is a bit of a trek from the walled city (10-15 minutes along the sea front), but well worth the walk. Food was delicious and lots of choice for vegetarians, the owner/waiter was very friendly and helpful with translating the menu. We really enjoyed our meal. I noticed a little lonely... More 

Thank BerkshireBonnie
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

When arriving in France at Saint-Malo on the ferry, take the trouble to do 2 things, before heading away from the port: 1. Visit inside the city walls, to see how charmingly the city has been restored following its destruction by Allied bombers in WWII 2. Drive out of the centre for 5 minutes to sample some fabulous fresh pasta... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

We are a couple of vegetarians, one doesn't eat dairy, and so a little challenging for a restaurant Not for this one though, we managed to convey our difficult preferences in our dreadful French, and had one of the best meals ever! The lovely couple that own the restaurant took so much trouble to sort us out, lots of laughs... More 

3 Thank Steph B
Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Sono stata in questo ristorante due sere consecutive con il mio ragazzo francese, i proprietari del locale sono molto socievoli e cordiali, abbiamo mangiato molto bene, se siete in cerca di un VERO ristorante italiano, questo senz'altro è il posto giusto. Tutto ottimo davvero, consiglio la lasagna era veramente speciale // i ve been in this restaurant two times with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $33
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:45 am - 2:15 am
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Avenue de Moka, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 56 09 60
Restaurant tipique,cuisine dans la pure tradition italienne,ambiance conviviale et chaleureuse. Les specialitees de la maison...,charcuterie,pates fraiches,tortelli aux cepes,lasagne maison,raviolini au jambon cru a gouter avec une selection de vins.Glace maison.Situe a 100 metres de la plage du Sillon.

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