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Dolce Vita

Piazza Duomo 14, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 67001
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible50%
Nov 2, 2017
3 weeks ago
“Great location. Tourist restauant!”
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Piazza Duomo 14, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here because we were told we had to have a rice ball and cannoli in Sicily....right on the square. good location. food was just a snack so can't really comment on the quality of "real" food. Great for watching people. We were on a...More

Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited the staff were putting out additional chairs and tables so we were soon seated with a great view of the cathedral clock and the noon day chimes. The staff were very busy but attentive. We enjoyed a pleasant meal, not the cheapest,...More

Thank TomnBobbie
Reviewed November 2, 2017

The location is idea for just watching the business of the square. The food was ok but the price was ridiculous for lunch. We each had a pizza and tea and we split a dessert €42. The waiter had a crazy, loud laugh that was...More

Thank Passion4Travel4Life
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This place is a complete tourist trap rip-off. We ordered one negroni, one beer and a small bottle of water. We were informed that food was not being served, however the smiling assassin waiter informed us that he could bring us some things to nibble...More

Thank dcal6566
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Ashore for a few hours, and looking to see the town, we were fortunate to find this cafe bar, on a square, a few streets back from the waterfront. We shared a pizza, which was light, and crisp, and delicious, and had a drink each,...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

My beautiful girlfriend advised me to give this 3 stars, I was more inclined to give 2. 2 salads, 3 coffees, 2 waters and 2 cannoli - €53, very pricey. Pleasant staff and a good location, although neither of us was quite sure who he...More

Thank JD_Cestrian
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

This cafe is right on the square beside the church with the beautiful bell tower. It is very busy when the cruise ships are in. I ordered penne arabiatta and the penne was undercooked. My husband's pasta carbonara was, in his words, an "oily mess"....More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

The location-- adjacent to the duomo and in the shadow of the clock tower--- is the main selling point of this restaurant. The food is ok but not great although we did enjoy our bruschetta appetizer. Our waiter brought us complementary granatas which were quite...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed October 28, 2016

After visiting the Duomo and riding on the hop-on-hop-off bus tour of the city, we were ready for a snack while we waited for the Clock Tower to chime at noon. The location of Dolce Vita is perfect, so we decided to sit at one...More

Thank ok2goKansas
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

If you stop here, be very careful. We certainly enjoyed perfectly average pizza and pasta with a lovely view of the Doumo. So far so good. Then the bill came. €40 for a bottle of wine in a town where is it virtually impossible to...More

Thank neilmoir
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Piazza Duomo 14, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 67001
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