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“Sempre numero uno!”
Review of La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita
Ranked #7 of 86 Restaurants in Libreville
Price range: $12 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant depuis 1996
Durban, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sempre numero uno!”
Reviewed April 5, 2014

My daughter and I have been customers of La Dolce Vita for around 8 years. For the last 3 or 4 years we have eaten there on Saturday or Sundays nights at least 40 weeks of every year. Since the restaurant is run by Italian friends, the pizza's and other Italian food closely resemble the real thing (made with local and imported ingredients). There is a good atmosphere and they usually have live music on Saturday nights.The prices are reasonable for Libreville. This is an open air restaurant, and can be very hot during the daytime and evenings if there is no breeze. My suggestion to my friends is to improve the ventilation. They should also consider a no-smoking area as pointed out in other reviews, but this isn't a problem if one is seated on the deck or at the windows when there is a good sea breeze.

  • Visited December 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great italian restaurant in Libreville”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a great italian restaurant in Libreville that serves top quality Italian cuisine. Great ambience and location.

Visited March 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Pleasant lunch spot on the water”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Gabon is not cheap, and this is very much at the affordable end. Also, despite the fact Libreville is sprawled along the water's edge, there are not that many places to eat with a view of the sea (ok, estuary) without a stream of cars in front of you. Add in the fact the food is perfectly decent, the service is fine and the beer is cold, and you have a winning formula. Enjoy.

  • Visited November 2013
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Tunis, Tunisia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice ambiance”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

The restaurant is a bit off you might think when you enter the area, but it really is nicely situated by the water. We sat out on the terrace and had a very nice evening out. The food was good, without being fancy. Price was OK for what you got. There was ample variety and service was adequate. Staff was also quite helpful in finding us a taxi out of there (important as the one we had made an arrangement with never turned up - and this is not exactly in the most happening spot of town)

Visited May 2013
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Libreville, Gabon
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“OK basic Italien”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

The quality of the food is not as good as the one in Sablier. Also should have a look at hygiene as rats running around you does not help on the appetite.

Visited January 2013
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