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“Great authentic Italian food”
Review of La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita
Ranked #218 of 1,499 Restaurants in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 26, 2013

This restaurant, tucked away in Crosspool, was such a pleasant surprise.
The cooking is really, really good. The chef is an Italian lady, who came out to check we were enjoying the meal. It felt like having your Italian granny cook a meal for you!
The menu covered all the classic bases, but with a few more unusal items: wild boar stew; and tripe in a rich tomato sauce. I had the latter (try everything once) and found it very good.
The service was attentive without being obtrusive, and we enjoyed the funky retro decor.
They don't take cards and it's BYO, but as there is a mini supermarket and cashpoint only a few doors down, this wasn't a problem. Will definitely return.
August 2013.

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

My girlfriend and I went to the La Dolce Vita on Saturday 17th August 2013 as a first year of being together.

We got sat straight down and served within minutes.

I we both ordered a Garlic Bread (It's the one thing we order in all restaurants to compare). It was freshly made and the toppings were to die for.

My girlfriend ordered Duck a ‘orange off the special board which was a juicy middle section served in an extremely complimenting orange sauce with sides to match.

I ordered an Italian style Wild Boar Stew. I've never had Wild Boar but the meat was cooked to perfection and crumbled apart when you ate it. Simply put, it was divine.

We had profiteroles and a Summer Fruit Meringue which were both rich in flavour and texture.

Overall a fantastic night and I would highly recommend going.

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Thank John W
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

This is without doubt my favourite restaurant, we went again last night and took son, daughter in law and baby Mabel ( three weeks old). Four of us had the tapas and Jo had a a main from the menu. The food as always was first class and we came away bursting at the seams. Can't recommend highly enough.

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Reviewed July 27, 2013

We went Wednesday night and had the tapas meal. It was excellent value the food was freshly cooked, the service was excellent. We will go back , Even better as you can take your own drinks Thanks

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Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Visited La Dolce Vita to celebrate our daughters graduation on 15 July 2013 and it was the perfect choice. Being able to bring our own wine was an added advantage and the food was delicious - especially the strudel. The ambience is very welcoming and friendly and waiting for the freshly prepared food was no burden as it allowed more time for conversation. The waiter was charming and efficient and helped to make this the perfect end to a perfect day. The disco volante was huge and deserved a place on Man v Food. The antipasti, stuffed mushrooms, roast pork in prune sauce, chicken in orange sauce etc were all thoroughly enjoyable.
Thanks La Dolce Vita for such a happy and long lasting memory.

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