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The Dove III

836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta fagioli” (29 reviews)
“flounder” (28 reviews)
“bread” (49 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

The Dove III remains our favorite restaurant to take family and friends. We returned to the Dove III again yesterday to celebrate Valentine’s Day with friends and what a special place to take your special lady. Although they were very busy, the plentiful and delicious...More

Thank Reed P
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We love The Dove. The food is truly authentic Italian- we used to live in Naples, Italy so we know real Italian food! The service is old world attentive and they are always knowledgeable about the dishes. The owner is very personable and makes you...More

Thank mrslynnkimler
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

While the service was impeccable, the Food and drinks were mediocre at best. One of the only restaurants in Melbourne that actually knew what clams casino was, they scored poorly on taste, presentation and size. The bread sticks appeared to be of the frozen variety....More

1  Thank Patrick G
Reviewed February 13, 2017

High compliments to the chef. Rolls are delicious! Take some home. Palate cleansing sorbets between courses. Top notch meals.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Have gone here many many times and the food is great, at least 70 types of brew on tap. Fun place to go.

Thank Vakationmann
Reviewed February 13, 2017

although a small restaurant it serves fabulous food in a family atmosphere appitizers cant go wrong i enjoy the escargot also i order the 16oz veal chop no salad here ,you get homemade pasta fazoule bread and suoperrb wine also on you way out grab...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Professional wait staff and wonderful atmosphere. Located in the heart of historic Melbourne with various shops and lots of parking

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This is the best restaurant in Melbourne. The food, service, and reasonable prices make it a must visit every time we come to Melbourne. The owner Carlo is involved in everything. He is a very gracious host. I had the fish of the day which...More

1  Thank sspeter
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

From the moment you are greeted by CARLO, the owner, and shown to your table, you are dining and being served by very attentive servers. Jeffery was our waiter and he was terrific. Our house cured salmon and mozzarella and tomatoes were wonderful. Complimentary pasta...More

Thank marie s
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Some of the best food and service in Melbourne been to all of the Dove and they are out to make the customer dining a pleaser.

Thank Robert F
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November 8, 2017|
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Response from KSMAVT | Reviewed this property |
business casual or evening out (tasteful). not a place for beach clothes and flip flops.
Jonna F
September 2, 2017|
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Response from mcglothla | Reviewed this property |
Website Best Italian in Central Florida
Janice A
March 31, 2017|
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Response from BellazaMelbourne | Property representative |
Either on the street or in garage right down side street at city hall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 321-725-DOVE
  • E-mail
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