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La Dolce Vita

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Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3115
17:00 - 22:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner on New Years Eve. I've been to Italy and I can't believe I went to Belize to have one of the BEST Italian meals EVER!!!

Thank lesliempennington
Vancouver, British Columbia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten regularly at this restaurant in it's new location nearer to the airport at Los Porticos Villas. Very spacious inside with great A/C and a few table outside for those that enjoy the evening heat. The owner is the chef and he works his magic every night. The menu here is definitely Italian and so is the owner/chef.... More 

Thank jdarmy
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Dolce Vita has some of the best food in Placencia. I ordered the shrimp and broccoli. They brought me huge portion that I was able to share with my son. The service was friendly and helpful, and the food was promptly served. This is a great place for dinner!

Thank raidertraveler
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant on the recommendation of another guest at the hotel. The food is excellent, service good and worth the trip

Thank N C
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best! The pasta was delicious and the salad was amazing with a great variety of fresh vegetables. The service was outstanding in every way. The chef brought my plate to the table which added a special touch of class. I ordered a glass of wine and the server opened a new bottle at the table; this place strives... More 

Thank selvamarga
Placencia, Belize
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My wife had the Broccoli & Shrimp, and I had the Fettina di Manzo Bismarc along with a bottle of Prosecco that is imported from Italy. Everything from service, atmosphere and quality was outstanding as they just relocated. The Bismarc was amazing as beef is terrible in Belize but Simone made it tender and delicious once again as it was... More 

Thank LeMichelinBelize
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

UNBELIEVABLE! We are Italian food freaks (my wife is Italian) and have eaten at the best in every major city in the world. We were STUNNED to find this owner operated (Simone the owner and chef is Rome born) GEM in a Central American country! I am a Spaghetti Carbonara snob and Simone makes the best I've tasted outside of... More 

Thank DeeSnider315
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

By the end of our stay in Placencia we were wanting some non-caribbean food and found La Dolce Vita. The food was amazing. The bathroom was so clean my husband said you could eat in it. Our waiter was attentive and friendly. Highly recommend.

Thank christmanba
Placencia, Belize
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Best Italian food on the penisula. The only thing better than the chef is the chef's wife. Food and service is consistently good.

Thank George Z
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

When one travels to Belize, romance is usually at the top of the list. La Dolce Vita can add to your trip with a really romantic dinner or two or three! The Italian dishes are comparable to any cuisine served in the finest restaurants in Italy.

Thank dianne869

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3115
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?