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La Dolce Vita

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Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
501 523-3115
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Belize City, Belize, Belize
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend who knows I love Italian food recommended this restaurant. The food was delicious and the hospitality was wonderful.

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Thank Angelica R
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We much to our children's dismay went out for Italian in Belize! We eat this at home often as we are Italian. The food was delicious. Pasta homemade - sauces very very good and the service attentive, informative and kind.

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Thank Kim B
Palm City, Florida
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were the only other couple in the restaurant. I would give the food a so so. Only 1 waiter if that gives you any idea how popular of a place.

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Thank emschmitt
Garden City, New York
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had dinner at this small Italian restaurant. Very reasonable cost. Chef/owner is form Italy and came out to greet us. Food was excellent and we know Italian food.

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Thank Paul V
Belize
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I live in Placencia and last week my boyfriend and I went to Dolce Vita. The food was delicious, the service was great, it was air conditioned and a truly lovely date night.

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Thank Shaylene T
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised to find this Italian gem in Placencia, Belize. The food is authentic, fresh, and absolutely delicious.

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Thank stinsongurl
Mount Vernon, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm an eater. Not a skinny dieting-type guy. My wife and I travelled to Belize and expected to try the best of their foods. Though we saw a little Italian restaurant in Placencia and thought... Odd, we have to try it because it's just so random. We walk in and ask what the special was. The response "we don't have... More 

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Thank Bigg B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is our third trip to Placencia and finally tried this restaurant- we should have come sooner. Pasta was great - just like in Rome. The mushroom crostini was to die for and the bruschetta fresh. Steak Ragu was tender and flavorful. Everyone loved their dinner! Most of us took a doggy bag which was even better the next day,... More 

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Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

we were trying to find a nice restaurant to enjoy our free night at placencia. this place really made the night for us. completely exceded our expectations. a must visit if you like italian food

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Thank Ivan D
Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at Dolce Vita. I had the fish which was tender and delicious with pasta on the side. Husband had carbonara which was tasty but left him with heartburn. Service was good. Decor is average. Enjoyed meeting the chef who comes to your table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $18
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: 501 523-3115
Description
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?