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Dolce Vita Coffee Shop & Restaurant

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27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274968
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. Peacefull set up. Good food and 5* service. Owner is very friendly Italian.

Thank Niroshan A
dolcevitasrilanka, Owner at Dolce Vita Coffee Shop & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your remarks . I normally do not reply and give formal thanks to positive comments as I prefer to give constructive answers to negative comments!!!! We obviously try to keep our level of service as higher as possible but when customers are kind and polite like you, guys from Moratuwa, we also feel obliged to make an... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True they serve great coffee, their home made ice cream is fantastic but the diner we had was crap. The steak was more than well done and was more rubber than meat. The large prawns still had their intestines and the staff did not look after the guests at all. We had to go in to ask for drinks. Pity... More 

Thank 570414586
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very cute little place with great coffee on the beach! Had lovely looking croissants and cakes as well but I did not have any! Very kind and lovely service as well!

Thank Verena K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have booked our hotel on room only basis. We rally wanted try the different kind of food. My and my wife visited this restaurant for breakfast. It was really good with a nice beach view

Thank Trevon V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have come to srilanka for a transit to Qatar. Booked a hotel in Negambo and they charged me SR 10,000 for a night. The next day i was walking on the streets and found this lovely place and they charged me just 2000 for the night. It is run by a couple and they are so lovely and genuine.... More 

Thank Joejohn88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed their pizza. Best in the menu. Very friendly staff. Love their home made ice cream too.. Must try that

1 Thank Cheen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Really love this place. They served authentic Italian food and good. Very friendly staff. Really love the setup.

2 Thank Himal E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We went there for breakfast, which they serve very good coffee n nice french bread of course plus food. Dinner my husband and I both had chicken local style cooked perfectly. I will say it is a restaurant worth to try.

Thank Chris G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is one of the older coffee shops in Negombo and it has great character and style. You sit on the patio under the trees looking out over the beach and ocean. The owners and staff are very friendly. A little haven tucked down an alley away from the busy main road.

Thank Snowbird52
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Great location....great coffee. ...great food. Friendly owner. Must visit for breakfast or lunch. We had the cheese toast that was excellent. Really great views over the beach.

Thank Jcglobal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, European, Asian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala., Negombo Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 274968
The coffee shop is located in the heart of the tourist area of Ettukala Negombo, in the premises of the well known Seasands Guest House.
The Coffee Shop is an air-conditioned and smoke-free facility for guaranteeing a pleasant stay for the customers with a clean and hygienic food display.
The outside veranda faces the ocean and the beautiful beach of Negombo and it is geared to offer musical shows and various entertainments on Friday night.
The coffee shop offers authentic Italian Espresso and Cappuccino using the latest coffee machine technology, accompanied with freshly baked pastry, sweet products, ice creams, cakes and the famous Italian dessert “Tiramisu”.
DOLCE VITA is an ideal spot to spend leisure time with friends and relatives in a very quiet and peaceful environment.
The coffee shop is an Italian-Srilankan joint venture and its mission is to introduce to local and foreign customers in Negombo the <coffee shop concept>, which is very popular in the western countries but still not developed in Negombo. The <Coffee Shop concept> is a sensual experience of Coffee and Tea flavours, snacks and pastry, ice creams and cakes to be shared in a friendly atmosphere while chatting with friends and relatives in a clean and pleasant environment surrounded by music. In addition to these core activities, the management has arranged a food menu which includes spaghetti, pizza, sea foods and sri lankan food.

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