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La Dolce Vita

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323 E Broad St, 2nd Floor, Athens, GA 30601-2818
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Albany, Georgia
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful weekend here in Athens. My wife had the pork tenderloin and I had the sausage pasta. Delicious! We had two bottles of wine and lots of fun. Justine was the perfect server and we will definitely do that again. Large portions

1 Thank Brian C
South Carolina
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191 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The meat and cheese platters are quite good with a large variety. The dinner special was good. The restaurant is family friendly, but there is not child menu.

Thank rimaSC
Alpharetta, Georgia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I visited La Dolce Vita last night with my wife after dropping off our daughter at UGA. Options tend to be scarce in Athens on Sunday evenings so we picked La Dolce Vita based on some good reviews and the fact they were open on Sunday. I was a little put off at first by a very large, very loud... More 

1 Thank DCT-NJ-GA
Statesboro, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful cheese selection, great service and atmosphere. Romantic decor. Hats off to the chef. We will definitely come again!

1 Thank Eli P
Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

La Dolche Vita is located upstairs in a corner building downtown, with large windows allowing views of University of Georgia's historic north campus across the street. Dining appears to be all in one modest sized room with well-spaced tables covered in white linens. Our waiter was professional and reserved, yet fairly attentive. He didn't rush our decision making process, since... More 

1 Thank C225
Mableton, Georgia, United States
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215 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We had been told this was a great place for authentic Italian. It was not at all. Our food sat on the counter forever and arrived lukewarm at best. One entree, a linguini with seafood had no taste at all. The salads we actually good. Our server was slow and not very good at all. Will never return.

1 Thank 518ATLCouple
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Was definitely the worst meal we ate during our entire stay. The server was obviously new and. Struggled to keep up with our orders. The lasagne was lukewarm at best and was tasteless. Overpriced disappointing food.

Thank Ian R
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

In trips to Athens, GA, we have eaten a number of times at La Dolce Vita...it was one of our favorites. Great location and fantastic food. Unfortunately, this trip was a disappointment. It was a busy weekend, but have seen far worse during football season. We booked a table and got seated immediately when we arrived. From there it was... More 

Thank Jeff M
Athens, Georgia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

My wife and I had the opportunity to have an wonderful dinner at La Dolce Vita here in Athens, GA last evening. Although it was a very busy Saturday night our reservation was honored and we were seated immediately upon arrival. Our server was very attentive and helpful. She was just the right amount of help with our wine and... More 

1 Thank andyrr57
Gainesville, Georgia
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

We went here because we had a gift certificate but it really wasn't worth the trip. At best, the food was average. We had two of their specialties that were recommended on their website: the spaghetti with meatballs and the risotto. The risotto had items omitted that were listed on the menu as part of the dish; the spaghetti was... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 E Broad St, 2nd Floor, Athens, GA 30601-2818
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 706-353-3911

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