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La Dolce Vita

#38 of 751 Restaurants in Doha
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Souq Waquif | Inside the Waqif Near Art Center, Doha 21350, Qatar
+974 4436 7991
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Doha, Qatar
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Well we were at the infamous Souq Waqif to spend our weekend friends catchup. Apparently our fave spot was full and when we were looking for another spot, we ran into this tiny cute cozy Italian restaurant. Food was great . And the ambience was amazing. but the experience was spoiled by a lady server. Shes a stain to this... More 

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Thank RyanBiscuitler
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear RyanBiscuitler, I am happy you enjoyed the food and the ambience, we will always be there to explain and assist you in your choicse, because we want our clients+friends to come back. If you like and enjoy the food, then you will pay us again a visit, if you would not enjoy your food, then.... I first thank you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Service was wonderful. A friend and I were out and about and ran into this little Italian place In the middle of the souq, service was amazing and selection decent. Ide definitely visit again.

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Thank David G
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Thank you David G., we are happy we have satisfied your palate and we hope you will drop by again; it will be our pleasure to assist you and hel[p you in choosing what you prefer. Arrivederci a presto Sig. David G. More 

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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

This small place hidden behind the crowded pathways of Souk Waqif is a space travel machine. Every time I pass their door I live my Italian experience. It is a trattoria and the family running the business is more than sweet and welcoming. The food is freshly cooked on the spot in the best traditional way and the ambience nails... More 

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Thank Crina D
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Crina D., believe it or not, your words are really warming. We want to give our guests (that on the long run, became friends) exactly the feeling of a very small spot of Italy, that landed in our friendly Qatar, with a touch of homemade italian food. We hope to see you soon again, arrivederci More 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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326 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

Was walking around the Souq when i got hungry and decided i needed to eat. Looking on TA, this place had pretty good reviews so i decided to give it a go. It was empty when i got there but i didn't mind. The place is tucked back a bit not on the main street. After looking over the menu... More 

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Thank GDGandTBiggs
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear GDGandTBiggs, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal which is called burrata, plus we hope to see you again, and we will be there to assist you and explain the dishes. Arrivederci e a presto More 

Doha, Qatar
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Staff was amazing with my mom and our kids. Food was too notch. We've been a dozen times in 6 years. Only once was a dish too salty. The other times everything was perfect. Those are good statistics. Seafood is amazing. Pasta is incredible. Also good with visitors so you can walk around Souq after.

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Thank Matt R
Alain M, Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Matt R., thanks for your kind and nice words for LADOLCEVITA, our fresh fish plates are based upon the catch of the day, and then we cook them with love and that's the homemade taste result. We hope to see you and your kids soon again. Grazie and a presto, More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent venue, tucked away in Souq Waqif. Humongous portions, starters and mains, probably better to share- and I'm not small or a small eater. Cozy, trattoria feel. Very good grilled mixed seafood. Only thing missing was Italian grape juice.

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Thank JSV152
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear JSV152, thanks for our kind and good words, we are happy you enjoyed the food and we wish to see you again, and we will all be there to help you with your choice. Hope to see you again, arrivederci a presto More 

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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Hidden in small ally in waqif souq. Small restaurant with big heart all that cause of julianna the owner who welcomes with with her most amazing smile she is the queen of the place explaining the menu and food. The food is great best in doha i am love with this place u have to visit for sure

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Thank HAITHEM D
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Haithem Thank you for your nice comment and we will be waiting for your next visit Best regards Alain More 

Doha, Qatar
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015

wery tasty food, specialy sea food,meat and pasta, exellent service. Only remark portions to "big" it is not easy to leave so delicius food on the plate.Higly recomended to visit this nice restorant!!!!!! Matjaz, SLO

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Thank Matjaz Z
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Matjaz Yes, you are right big portion but we are trying to resize (LOL) it is important to leave our restaurant with a full stomach overall as you said " delicious " thank you for the recommendation hope to see you soon best regards Alain More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

A must-go-again-and-again place! Delicious, hand made plates, pasta out of this planet, everything fresh and mouth drooling! Portions are more than fulfilling and the price is more than reasonable. I'm telling you, should this place were in a hotel, you would have to pay a lot of QR's to eat there! A reason to go to Souq for sure. The... More 

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Thank Katerina E
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Katerina We are overwhelmed by your comment nothing better than you described it your own way ,we are trying all to keep our customers satisfied specially on food quality , yes it is important also the greetings we want you to feel at home this is our aim Thank you and best regards Alain More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

undoubtedly a highlight to my day - have been coming to Doha on business for the last 4 years and somehow always end up here. Beautiful food, beautiful people and excellent service. Love it.

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Thank 840wsp
Alain M, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear 84Dwsp We also try to keep our food with high quality even though it is not easy so as to keep our customers coming back , we thank you for the nice comment and hope to see you soon Best regards Alain More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souq Waquif | Inside the Waqif Near Art Center, Doha 21350, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4436 7991
Description
Our restaurant is situated in Souq Waqif near the Art Gallery . We serve Italian home made dishes .We are open every day from 12:30 till 23:00 except Sundays from 18:00 till 23:00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?