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McCaffrey's Dolce Vita

2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
+1 563-382-4723
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (50 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, International
££ - £££
2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy unique restaurant tucked away in the hills with lots of trees. Excellent food, very fresh and flavorful! Would definitely recommend and return.

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Located in an "out of the way" spot along the woods. We like watching the birds feed while we stop for lunch. Good food, and the best cheesecake I have ever had in a restaurant. A nice place for couples or families.

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a wonderful place! A little tricky to find if you're not from the area, but well worth it. The reviews said the brick oven pizza was the best so we tried it out. We chose the Junkyard and it didn't disappoint...we ate the...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I grew up in this town and this is an old friends family restaurant and I was so pleasantly surprised by the amazing good! The location is a little hard to find but worth the looking! Gorgeous restaurant!

Thank Sunshyne31
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Been to McCaffrey'sany times. Love the atmosphere, friendly staff. Jim & Brenda are awesome. A family run restaurant and beautiful scenery, good food & entertainment dyring the summer is fun.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Owners Jim and Brenda are hands on people, and they make every person walking through their restaurant doors, so welcomed. My family had my brother in law's wedding reception at Dolce Vita (which means Sweet Life in Italian) and it was a Dolce VITA EXPERIENCE,...More

Thank 1We_Travel
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice and unique restraunt in a country setting, close to town and park, and campground. Featuring wood fired pizza oven. Great pizzas. They offer a good variety of delicious entrees. Large variety of wines and domestic beers. Outdoor seating, weather permitting. A great dining...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a lesser known restaurant to people who are not from Decorah. The atmosphere is casual, open, and full of life. The specialty is their wood fire oven pizzas. You must try one of the pizzas. No if, and, or but about it. There...More

Thank Brent V
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Sweet, thoughtful amenities. Kind people. Delicious food. Out of the way and fun to find. You will be happy you found the place!

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It took over an hour to receive our order. They threw away our ticket order in the kitchen & slapped something together that wasn't that great.

1  Thank Lynette R
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Cyndi M
Would this be an appropriate place to dine for a wedding reception of 18?
5 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Decorah
  • Phone Number: +1 563-382-4723
  • E-mail
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