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La Dolce Vita

17546 Woodward Ave, 4 Blocks North of McNichols, Detroit, MI 48203-2256
+1 313-865-0331
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“lasagna” (19 reviews)
“spumoni” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17546 Woodward Ave, 4 Blocks North of McNichols, Detroit, MI 48203-2256
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely atmosphere. Good food. Okay service. Valet park as it can be crazy. It's also hidden, so look for it or you will drive right by, we are planning our next visit, hopefully sitting outside this time.

1  Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This location offers basic kitchen meals at five star prices. I met three of my friends for Brunch. We just went for the over priced watered down mimosas. The waitress made $23 off of us thanks to the automatic gratuity. Waste your money and enjoy...More

Thank Tomara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had both dinner and brunch. The lasagna is very good and the vitello piccata was excellent. We also had the Caesar salad and think it was one of the best we ever had. Service was good even thought the place was very busy. Brunch was...More

Thank TAN31_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here and this time the service was worse. I was here for a birthday with a group of 10 seated outside. The server informed us that he can’t split checks for groups this large which of course was surprising to us and started...More

Thank TanT80
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Old style Italian restaurant with comfortable atmosphere, great service but mixed food quality. Even though the place was very busy when we were there the got fast and attentive service. Some dishes were great, such as the seared tuna, others were disappointing and cutting corners....More

Thank Shopbe
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had a private event at Dolce Vita and I can’t say enough good things about the place!!! It was challenging to pick a place for an event living out of state, so I relied on the reviews and memories from being there once over...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to LDV. I think I must have driven past this restaurant hundreds of times on Woodward and have never noticed it there before. It was fantastic! Food was really delicious and our waiter, Frank, was great. Agree with the other...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here to celebrate our fourth wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the bruschetta of the day, Caesar salad made at the table, pasta, and wine selections. It had a very upscale atmosphere, despite being in an area I wouldn’t consider to be...More

Thank rcw923
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This was the first time there. Was quite with a small time feel. The atmosphere was great and the music was outstanding. I was with a group stop their to eat then on to the show.

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A great restaurant for a great romantic dinner. This is a very nice restaurant with great food. Very nice atmosphere and great service. The food is very delicious and very tasty. The menu is rich with a great variety and selection of items. The food...More

Thank Joshua B
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Rita S
28 April 2017|
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Kristen H
4 September 2016|
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Response from Nessuno10 | Property representative |
As of Sept. 4, 2016, the cost is $12.
Irene B
17 February 2016|
Response from KennyMSQ56 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the menu is on thier web site. 11 to 3 Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17546 Woodward Ave, 4 Blocks North of McNichols, Detroit, MI 48203-2256
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-865-0331
Since 1995, La Dolce Vita has been a favorite of theatre-goers, music lovers, and lovers of romance. We offer an intimate, romantic atmosphere. Serving Lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 2:30pm, Dinner is served starting at 5pm Tuesday through Sunday, and Brunch is served Sunday only, from 11am to 3pm. Reservations are appreciated and recommended. We can accommodate larger parties as well. We live entertainment on most nights.
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