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La Dolce Vita Pizzeria

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$$ - $$$
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143 Charlotte Ave, Ste 102, Sanford, NC 27330-4536
+1 919-777-5277
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sanford, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always have a terrific lunch here. Very yummy food at a good price and the service is very good. Although it can get a bit noisy it's still not to be missed.

Thank weazie693
Sanford, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we have lived in the area for a while, this was our first visit to La Dolce Vita in Sanford. So glad that we decided to check out this gem! We were waited on by Heather, and we relied on her choices to order our food. We had the spinach dip in a bread bowl and the Mediterranean Pizza.... More 

Thank Moonbeambabe
Wilmington, North Carolina
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145 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came into Sanford for a funeral. After the service, I checked my TripAdvisor app for a place to eat. #1best was a bakery and closed. #2 best only served through lunch. #3 and we hit the jackpot! The atmosphere is very nice and interesting. A large bank vault is open and that is the wine cellar. The service is very... More 

Thank RoverToad
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the better places. Very inexpensive and casual. They have pita pizzas. Great wraps some marvelous dishes and they have daily specials.

Thank AlwaysBonaire
Sanford, North Carolina
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

I had a spinach salad that was great. Husband had a La Roma which he said was just OK. More sauce than meat. One of the nicest dinning atmospheres in Sanford.

Thank Suzanne R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I had lunch there, small pizza and it was amazing. Coupled with a few good microbrews made for a great lunch. The restaurant is in a 1800 era bank which is great and the staff was very attentive. Overall this is a hidden gem to get top notch Italian food.

Thank Tedd K
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We have ate here many times. Mostly for lunch and with family and friends. The food is pretty decent. The interior is clean and it's kinda cool that they leave the old bank vault door open. Nice big windows with lots of beautiful light. My only complaint is the service. They're mostly friendly but just don't have that "career" mentality.... More 

Thank Southportjunkie780
Sanford, North Carolina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We have enjoyed every meal that we have had at La Dolce Vita Pizzeria. They have much more than Pizza. Their Lasagna is great and so is the Chicken & Spinach Canelloni - both are served hot out of the oven. Their Insalata Roma salad is our favorite. Their salads are always fresh, chrisp and nice and COLD. Finally they... More 

Thank Debbie C
North Carolina
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

One of those "Best Kept Secrets." A family restaurant with an easy, warm and relaxed atmosphere, clean as a whistle and wonderful to visit. The prices are reasonable and the service is friendly. The best part is a full menu of delicious and delectable dishes of delightfully fun food! Our favorite is the Pizza Americana with one of their cold... More 

Thank Gregory G
Sanford, North Carolina
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My husband and I went there the other night for dinner. He was craving good pizza after watching a show of the Food Channel about pizza. They make their own dough here at La Dolce Vita and it is delicious. I was going to order my usual shaved steak with cheese and mushrooms and a chipolte mayo in a wrap.... More 

Thank Elaine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Charlotte Ave, Ste 102, Sanford, NC 27330-4536
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 919-777-5277

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