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Dolce Vita

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516 Dekalb St, Bridgeport, PA 19405-1134
+1 610-279-1795
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
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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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little gem of a restaurant sits in tiny Bridgeport Pa on route 202. From the outside you can not tell the culinary treats awaiting you. Menu is packed with delicious authentic Italian items but if you want something else all you need to do is ask, Very accommodating staff. Prices are very reasonable. Couldn't give a better accolade than... More 

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Thank Bill B
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to try, one night while the traffic was well beyond epic. Enter, and it looks like... a house. In fact, one room is a (now unused) kitchen. I made it in three rooms before I found a server - stick to it, you'll be rewarded! First course - free bread and peppers - a nice break from the... More 

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Thank Ray R
Limerick, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best home made food in the area. I would be sure to try and make a reservation because sometimes the place gets packed

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Thank joe f
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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 

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Thank Marietta D
Philly
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258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 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 

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Thank appetitetogo
philadelphia
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143 reviews
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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 

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Thank k2j2neis
PA
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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 

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Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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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 

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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!

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 610-279-1795

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