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Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante

163 Bluffton Rd, Suite F, Bluffton, SC 29910-6225
+1 843-815-6900
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (45 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
163 Bluffton Rd, Suite F, Bluffton, SC 29910-6225
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chef Joe and Arlene, thanks for another perfectly delicious meal and atmosphere. I swear the marinara is so good I could drink it for lunch. See you next month. Gino

1  Thank Gino L
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

BUON GIORNO GINO.ALWAYS A PLEASURE preparing you meal .grazi molto for your review.see you and your wife soon ..have a happy thanksgiving,,ciao..joe/chef

Reviewed 6 days ago

Numerous friends recommended Dolce Vita to us due to the consistent high quality, fresh, and authentic Italian entrees. We went there last night for date night and both the food and service were exceptional. We had their Cesar salad, lazgna, lobster scampi and a fabulous...More

1  Thank Michelle W
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

buon giorno michelle. thank you very much for your time and consideration in reviewing dolce vita . it was our pleasure meeting and preparing your meal. see you soon.ciao and grazi..joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and I visit Bluffton 6-8 times a year and Dolce Vita Ristrante has become our favorite with it's fresh pasta dinners. It's a very unassuming location, but very nice and clean inside the restaurant. The help are very friendly and helpful in their...More

1  Thank marga p
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

buon giorno marga p.thank you for your review of our restaurant.hope to see you upon your return..ciao and grazi...joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

owners were very gracious and helpful. Dinner was everything we expected. This is one of Bluffton's best. Reservations are a must, only 13 tables. Very personal service. Grea wine selection

1  Thank Jeffrey G
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

BUON GIORNO JEFFERY. thank you for your time and consideration in reviewing our restaurant,hope to see you soon...joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is absolutely the best Italian restaurant in the market. If you like Italian, you have to try it for yourself.

1  Thank BillDavoli
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you bill for your kind words. our pleasure in meeting your needs..ciao and grazi...joe/chef

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dolce Vita is a small, very traditional restaurant where the owners are the chef and hostess, and greet you like your family. The food is made freshly every day, and you have to try the homemade limoncello. If you like hearing classic Italian songs playing...More

1  Thank janetdavoli
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

buon giorno janet.thank you very much for your wonderfull review of dolce vita.it is our pleasure in satisfying your palate.. soon you soon...grazi and ciao..joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with out of town guests. The food is delicious. Homemade breads and desserts. The regular menu prices are reasonable so we were shocked that the special my sister ordered was $50.00More

Thank Deborah L
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

morning deb. my portion for the sea bass you ordered is 8.5oz. no one serves that size portion.you had the opertunity to ask the waiter the price prior to ordering, besides the plate came w/ honemade fettucini w/fresh spinach and grape tomatoes..thank you for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a gem! We could have ordered any item on the menu. The food was authentic and delicious and the service was excellent. The owners were so welcoming. The server was warm and attentive to the details of the order. The meal was...More

2  Thank rlg206
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

buon giorno rig206.i would like to thank you for your review of our restaurant. it was our pleasure makimg your evening a special one.grazi and ciao...joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother-in-law loved everything. We couldn't believe how much she ate. Food was superb. Service excellent. If you want true Italian cooking you must go to Dolce Vita.

1  Thank mamahhi
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

buon giorno mamahhi. thank you for yoyr review.joe/chef/owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, wine, service and ambience provided the perfect evening. Owners and staff are so amicable and knowledgeable. We look forward to future visits!

1  Thank Relax585802
chefjoe53, Owner at Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

hello relax i would like to thank you for your kind words.joe/chef/owner

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zwizz94
July 26, 2018|
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Response from chefjoe53 | Property representative |
neat casual,no tank tops for men and no exposed feet and no ball caps..this is fine dinning..reservations are highly suggested...we will be closed for vacation 7/29th - 8/6th..will reopem august 7th at 5pm..thank you... More
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Natalie G
April 17, 2018|
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Response from chefjoe53 | Property representative |
we do not have high chairs or booster seats or childrens menus,sorry if youy can call me for a 5pm reservation we can discuss it.843 815 6900..thank you joe/chef/owner
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paintingmermaid
July 5, 2017|
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yes we have
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $49
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Bluffton Rd, Suite F, Bluffton, SC 29910-6225
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-815-6900
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Description
Dolce Vita is a fine dinning restaurant ,authentic southern and central italian cuisine.you will experience all homemade and prepared to order old world style.
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