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Dolce Vita

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516 Dekalb St, Bridgeport, PA 19405-1134
(610) 279-1795
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to Dolce Vita for dinner during a small family reunion. It was like walking into one of my Italian aunts homes, right down to their large kitchen. The moment the waitress brought the bread and roasted red peppers, I knew I was home. The Italian wedding soup was as close to my grandmother's as I have ever tasted.... More 

Thank Marietta D
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302 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

We did not find out immediately that Gilda had come back to take back the reins of Dolce Vita. Shame on us. As much as we liked the previous owners, no one does it better than Gilda. You simply have to go and try this BYOB yourself to see why this is the best chance to visit Nonna and get... More 

Thank appetitetogo
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142 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We have driven by here hundreds of times and never gone in until tonight. You enter via the back door and I felt like shouting, "Mom, I'm home!" And this was before i saw the decor. It is a legit home, replete with kitchen, family photos, and magazine rack in the fireplace. I felt like I stepped back in time... More 

Thank k2j2neis
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343 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

I have been dining here off and on for over twenty years. The food is delicious, the staff treats you like family. The gratis red peppers and garlic are the best, homemade soups, antipasto salad and too many delicious entrees to choose from. Quite a distance from where I live, but definitely worth the trip. The only thing missing was... More 

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

This little gem of a restaurant in Bridgeport, Pa has amazing homemade Italina food. Gilda just recently took back the restaurant and boy does she make a difference. You don't have to go to Phila in the Italian section where they turned their house into a little Italian restaurant to get authentic homemade italian food. She's right here in Bridgeport,... More 

Thank DRUMBUM718
Satellite Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Delicious homemade food and welcoming atmosphere. Everyone enjoyed their choices. Will go back every time we are in the area!

Thank kathy121688
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

We are experienced travelers having just spent a week in Italy and three weeks in Paris. The tomato sauce in this restaurant is to die for. It's appearance and taste could only mean it was homemade from fresh tomatoes, You must try the homemade sausage (no fillers), grilled Italian peppers and the hot bruschetta. The baked ziti is huge and... More 

Thank Raymond L
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

Enjoyed a wonderful meal here....began with antipasto and ended with tiramisu. The pasta is out of this world!! Gilda did a wonderful job handling our large crowd....a fun evening!

1 Thank mommaw1966
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2014

We have been here several times over the last few years. The owner / operators do a great job of making you feel at home. The ceviche is my must have every time, it is fantastic. The dishes are always fresh and the sauces really compliment the entree. With no cork fee, this BYOB has little downside. When the weather... More 

1 Thank Minshall P
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

The food was delicious; I enjoyed the chicken marsala. Very good prices. Service was also fine. But, the restroom definitely needs a lot of improvement. Lots of street parking.

Thank BMGPhiladelphia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Dekalb St, Bridgeport, PA 19405-1134
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: (610) 279-1795

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