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La Dolce Vita

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Av. San Martin # 640 | Esquina 8 Norte, Vina del Mar, Chile
+56 32 268 7527
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is very easy to get to right on San Martin and near the beach. Service was very good. Food was very rich, could have been what we ordered. My husband had a bacon risotto and it was basically butter and bacon. He liked it but for me it was too rich. I had the shrimp zucchini risotto and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner , couples and families ... good menus and wine list .. the pizzas are very yummy. leave room for the lovely deserts ...the staff are very pleasant and professional... great spot for people watching...

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Thank JPBand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The food was wonderful! The service was the best that we have experienced in all of Chile, we have been here for a month! They even brought us a blanket when the sun went down and we were sitting outside! Drinks and food came so quickly. We wish we could take them with us!!!

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I had the lasagna. The sauce was mostly sweet, not much flavor. There was also some grit in it, and an unexpected artichoke part. At least, I pray that it was artichoke, and not something very much worse---although that was the best part. The dish was astounding short in the cheese department. Although La Dolce Vita does lots of pizza,... More 

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Thank Kevin M
Santiago, Chile
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183 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

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 

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Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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 

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Santa Cruz, California
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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!

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Naples, Florida
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank Barbara B
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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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: +56 32 268 7527

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