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La Dolce Vita

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12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
+1 216-721-8155
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full disclosure: We didn't have a full meal at La Dolce Vita, as we were visiting as part of a tour, but it's worth a review because of the positive experience with the food and service. The owner welcomed our tour group and sat us...More

Thank Sabresfan01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal at La Dolce Vita. We had reserved for a large group. When we arrived, they did not have a table ready. We helped them push 2 different height tables together and find the right height chairs for the higher table. It...More

Thank tripdokta
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Terry makes you fell like family when you walk in. He takes time to get to know you and to make recommendations on drinks, wine and/or meal. Many times he will come out of the kitchen with a heaping dish of a pasta and goes...More

Thank paul g
Reviewed January 16, 2018

La Dolce Vita holds a special place in my heart as we held our wedding rehearsal dinner here 20 years ago. We had lunch there recently to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was awesome. The salads, main course and appetizers were all perfect. Highly recommend...More

Thank tbennettstmartin
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Arrived into Cleveland on Friday night without a reservation and only casual clothes. With a little luck, we were able to secure a table for 4 here and were so happy with the outcome. The ambiance definitely reminded us of ristorantes we'd visited in Italy...More

Thank RHfam
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We called for a reservation for 16 on Saturday afternoon for dinner that night and actually got tables! Hooray! And we were not jammed in with a bunch of other diners. We guessed right at our choice of Little Italy restaurants. And, of course, the...More

Thank SidMonge
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Been to Little Italy eateries a lot over last year and half but tonight was first trip to LDV. Glad we made it. Terry and staff were great - food was better. Mixed greens and bread to start, seafood pasta for entre. Terry fed us...More

Thank Kvonderahe
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Staying in Downtown ....not much to walk to in the rain . The Westin called ABC Taxi because there were 6 of us traveling. (Great cab company!)We wanted a good Italian restaurant and wow did we find a great one! You can't go wrong going...More

Thank polkalisa
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We have visited La Doce Vita on numerous occasions. Food fresh, hot and inspired. I love when Terry is present. The restaurant hums. Great restaurant after touring Little Italy, Lakeview Cemetery or Cleveland Heights. Visit!

Thank Marta Z
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We were at a large family gathering on the patio. It was a nice night. Everything was good, but the food service was a little slow and the quality was not as good as we had heard. We had chicken, pork, several pastas and salads....More

Thank Douglas H
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December 25, 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
its a nice restaurant so i dont know about athletic clothes for the kids. jeans for adults should be okay but not with a tshirt or anything like that. especially on a fri or sat night. i mean, i dont know if they would ask... More
Alex S
December 24, 2015|
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Response from Mayorskip | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Call the restaurant and ask. I imagine they do because they make it fresh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
  • Public Transportation: RTA bus stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-721-8155
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