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La Dolce Vita Restaurant - CLOSED

23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 21 251 7809
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (105 reviews)
“gelato” (27 reviews)
“venison” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
New Zealand, Italian, Mediterranean, Latin, Spanish, Chilean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to dine here on the recommendation of our inn keeper and were not disappointed. They serve primarily Italian inspired food in an inviting and airy setting just off the Main Street in Te Anau. While the menu isn't huge, it was not a...More

1  Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stop in Lake Te Anau during our 3 week tour of South Island. La Dolce Vita was recommended to us by a host at our accommodation. We were greatly impressed with the food that we got. I ordered the rack of...More

3  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after a long day walking and it provided just what we needed! My husband and I both had gnocchi in a beef/tomato/red wine sauce and it was hearty and tasty. Good service too, with a shorter wait time for food than we’ve...More

1  Thank ebtraveller2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was very busy and made for slower service. We were in no rush so this wasn't a problem and the food was worth it.

1  Thank Rambo M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I typically look for the top choices on Trip Advisor but this one showed up as closed. Red Cliff was too busy and couldn’t seat us and this was close by. It wasn’t crowded and sat the 6 of us immediately. The food was excellent....More

1  Thank Terri G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This restaurant was recommended by fellow tourists and we were glad we went too. The decor isn't up to much but the food and menu choices deliver to a much higher standard. Service also was personal, welcoming and very obliging. A fusion of Italian and...More

Thank Helot
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant. It is possibly the best squid ink seafood pasta I have eaten. Cinnamon apple tart was fantastic

2  Thank atrelturner6
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We dined here and would thoroughly recommend again. Our young waitress was new but tried extremely hard and made our visit very enjoyable. I had the squid ink pasta with seafood (yum) and my husband had the creamy spaghetti with chicken which he also loved....More

1  Thank Bonstar78
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We popped into here for dinner one Friday night. The restaurant bills itself as South American / Italian which is a strange mix. Staff were friendly. It's not a large restaurant and the menu is similarly sized. In the end we went for a pizza...More

1  Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We picked up a Pizza for Dinner and it was beautiful. We certainly will be going back there. The topping was tasty and the base real good.

Thank Tony D
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 21 251 7809
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