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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%
Travelers talk about
“pasta fagioli” (28 reviews)
“flounder” (28 reviews)
“soup” (48 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Took a group of friends for dinner. The atmosphere is excellent, service was excellent. Staff is polite, and well trained and versed in the menu and offerings. Started off with the sausage roll appetizers...delicious, then a cup of Pasta Fagioli with chopped onions and cheese....More

Thank CAM32901
Reviewed January 15, 2017

The ambiance of this restaurant couldn't be better. A cheery welcome always awaits you and you are escorted to a table, if it's early enough, in one of the choice spots from which to view outside. Our waiter today was excellent as Dove's waiters always...More

Thank LuigiBasco
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Dinner here is not just a meal - it is an experience! The chef is a magician and the wait staff the best in the business. Run, don't walk, to eat at this restaurant! There were 6 of us and we had the meal of...More

Thank Spaniellady
Reviewed January 13, 2017

The quality of the food lived up to their reputation. The ambience was dark and noisy. The service was excellent, knowledgeable waiters. But the bill was a shocker. It was so much higher than the menu would have hinted, I assume the 2 glasses of...More

Thank BumpyBob
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Let me tell you how amazing this restaurant is . . . I did not even stop to take photos. We had amazing Amarone wine that sells for $60 online and only cost $70 in a restaurant. Wow for the wine and wow for the...More

Thank Quigg L
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We had a fantastic meal and experience tonight when we took two other couples to the Dove. The service (Yanni) was impeccable, the food was wonderful, and the wine was terrific. Hard to get any better than this. We come to Melbourne once a year...More

Thank StevenBreedlove
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Was there for a luncheon after a funeral on Thursday when they opened. We were a group of 40-50 people. The service was impeccable. I had the Flounder Francese with broccoli. The portion was huge and the food was outstanding. The Cannoli was worth the...More

Thank Doreen L
Reviewed January 11, 2017

You will think you are eating in NYC. The DOVE has the best Italian food, wonderful waiters, great atmosphere and an owner that is beyond words. You start with the best pasta Fajole soup I ever ate. You have hot bread on the table and...More

Thank Jake0318
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Had 7 pm reservations and was seated promptly. Service was great and the food was outstanding. Good pour on the wine and very reasonable prices. We also go to this restaurant every time we visit Melbourne.

Thank sspeter
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The Dove III Restaurant in downtown Historic Melbourne is a little pricey but certainly worth the money. Friends came for a visit so we once again went to The Dove. This was , by far, the best meal we have ever had there and one...More

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Questions & Answers
Jonna F
September 2, 2017|
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Response from marathonman33 | Reviewed this property |
I would not try to go on a Saturday night without a reservation. It is a very good place to eat. Don't miss the chance because you did not plan ahead. As to the menu, I am not sure why it is not listed on line. They have all... More
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
January 30, 2017|
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Response from Doreen L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...they're very accomodating
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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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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
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