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La Dolce Vita


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian dishes using family recipes including hand-tossed pizza, homemade sauces, bread and desserts. We are all about family, friends, good food and friendly service. Hope to see you soon! Ciao! During the high season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we offer 30 minute call ahead seating. Before Memorial Day & after Labor Day we will be happy to take your reservation!
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Pizza, Italian
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here for a big dinner with about 9 people. We got calamari, mussels, and deconstructed bruschetta for appetizers. They all tasted very good, but they appetizers came out at different times. We had two orders of calamari and the first one came out...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 906marisal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there before 5:00 and there was already a line. The restaurant is beautifully appointed and the food was delicious! I think it was our favorite meal of our trip.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only reason this place is in business is because there are very few choices ... no reservations , long waits and mediocre food at best. Blah blah blah

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank PRS2722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner at La Dolce Vita. Given how casual things are here it was a breath of fresh air to step inside. We tried to go on a Friday night but the wait was 2 hours. Sunday was a better choice. The restaurant feels...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SparkyLyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good Italian meal while in OBX, this restaurant is a great choice. Tried the peach salad and linguine with clams! Awesome dishes! My husband loves the meatballs!! It's on the small side so depending on when you go, expect...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ilioskaifangari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have no idea how the food was. The service was so rude and bad we left. Seems small and disorganized.

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank slbruff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Italian restaurant offers a break from the many seafood restaurants in the area. It is located in a lovely location in Corolla, overlooking a small water park. There is indoor as well as outdoor seating and a cozy bar area. I had the spaghetti...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JanetR902
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty, authentic Italian fare but somewhat pricey. We had dinner. Would probably do lunch if we were to return...

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Diane W
Reviewed June 13, 2019

Classy restaurant but not too fancy that makes you feel out of place. Great beer and wine selection and the food was the best I had all week.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Norvell T
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

The service was lacking. Perhaps it was because we were seated after a large party. They list vegan options but that means, as it usually does, plain salad greens. Standard children’s menu. It wasn’t terrible. It wasn’t amazing.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank JMGerchak
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