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La Dolce Vita

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Av. San Martin # 640 | Esquina 8 Norte, Vina del Mar, Chile
032 268 7527
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Santiago, Chile
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175 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have read some of the reviews and agree with parts of each. The location at a corner of the main street is well suited to heavy tourist traffic. The atmosphere is inviting and friendly with good lighting and a cosy layout. First about the food- it was maybe a little above average but felt not entirely freshly cooked but... More 

Thank Spike1947
Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been to La Dolce Vita many times and everytime i go to vina del mar, my wife and I both know that we're going there for sure! The food is a 4 on 5, not the food you'll find in Florence or in Venice obviously but its definitely the best Italian restaurant in Vina by far! Drinks are... More 

Thank mlaviola
Bristol, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Having tried several Italian restaurants (a safe choice for a vegetarian) in Vina del Mar, I was pleasantly surprised by La Dolce Vita. It is a traditional, reasonably authentic restaurant serving very good food with style and warmth. I started with a glass of non-traditional Pisco Sour ($2,200) since this is Chile while munching on very tasty short grissini. For... More 

Thank Justin_Dillon
Santa Cruz, California
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133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

We shared a couple pizzas here in this convivial scene but found them pretty average. Staff was very nice and the location is good. Oh, we had the shrimp appetizers, two different kinds, and they were very tasty!

1 Thank Tom H
Naples, Florida
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

We were here for lunch on recommendation from another couple. We tried the Caprese salad and bruschetta . Also one of their pizzas . The bruschetta had no tomatoes on it, but was soaked with garlic. So the combination with the Caprese salad was great. Reasonable prices, good service. Good for a lunch or not so fancy dinner.

Thank Barbara B
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232 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We went here a couple of times. Service is extremely friendly and efficient. The food is delicious..had the best ravioli ive had in years...home made light and tasty. There is a good variety of dishes and each comes well presented. Nice wine list and reasonable prices.

Thank Russell M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

We stopped here for lunch on New Years Day. We stumbled on this restaurant and I'm glad we did. 5 of us shared a large pizza and some drinks and it was excellent. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable and very attentive

Thank Clanranald
Sao Lourenco, MG
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Tried 3 different plates and all of them very good! I really recommend: Lasagna, gnocchi and meat! During lunch time the service were very good, waiters are well trained! Nothing to complain!!!

Thank felipe_ssts
Santiago, Chile
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2015

They offer a varied menu of Italian food. The waiters are really attentive and the atmosphere makes you feel like home. If you are a pasta fan, you have to visit this place and enjoy a marvellous time in family or couple.

Thank Mónica T
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Across the street from the Hotel San Martin this restaurant serves delicious Italian dishes. Our group had personal pizzas (thin, cracker - like crust), ravioli and other pastas. Everyone was extremely happy with their selection. The staff was kind and attentive.

Thank becki4881

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. San Martin # 640 | Esquina 8 Norte, Vina del Mar, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Vina del Mar
  • Phone Number: 032 268 7527

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