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La Dolce Vita

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12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
+1 216-721-8155
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with the family at La Dolce Vita. My wife ordered gnocchi and I ordered the farfale pasta with pesto. Neither dish was particularly warm, and I simply did not like the flavor or consistency of the pesto. It was too runny and I could barely taste any basil. I would be surprised if they actually used pine nuts.... More 

Thank superuufy
Cleveland, Ohio
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

we used to come here all the time...but we had bad service the last time we were there and so we stopped going. we recently went again and our service was just okay and the food was just okay as well. its just not what it used to be especially for the price. years ago it was much better but... More 

Thank Julie K
Rocky River, Ohio
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Enjoyed another wonderful meal at Dolce Vita. We were seated at what they called "the best seat in the house", in the window, so we could enjoy the street scene in Little Italy. While enjoying our wine, the owner stopped at our table and served us a complimentary serving of pasta alfredo. How nice! And while we waited for our... More 

Thank cwitt331
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very cool Italian restaurant. People are extremely nice.we got some deserts togo which was very tasty and perfect. Decor is very nice and homely.

Thank STravelsHappy
Hudson, Ohio
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had great service and food before a Cleveland Orchestra concert. With 5:30 reservations on a Friday night, we got in, got a great table, and enjoyed an unhurried meal, leaving in time to catch the lecture beforehand. Shared "Tutte Due" which is under appetizers but is a fantastic salad with anti pasta for 2. For dinner I chose the "Veal... More 

Thank sgnorman
Cleveland, Ohio
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had the chance to try out La Dolce Vita and was happy with the choice. Started off with the calamari and it was phenomenal. Had chicken parm for dinner and loved it. The portions were large and service was great. One of the best meals I had in Little Italy

Thank JAF1604
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

There were three chicken parmesans and one pesto at our table, and both were amazing. Also, the salads and bread were very good as well. Location is right in the middle of little Italy. We will certainly come back.

Thank imacguy3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service and the owner is very welcoming ! So glad to have the opportunity to come to Cleveland and enjoy amazing Italian food ! The music of the speaker on the street attract my attention ! Great job dolce vita !! 🙌🙌🙌 Favorite plate seafood pasta and parmesano chicken

Thank Carla L
Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Everything was wonderful from the appetizers to the wine to the entrées. Thank you Jose. The wine recommendations were great.

Thank Mojo1972
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Service was slow; the food was just okay and felt like they just tossed a few things together at the last minute. Weak drinks, slow service, subpar food, it’s just not worth the money. There are a lot of other options in that area so I would try one of those next time.

Thank Michigan_Family3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
  • Public Transportation: RTA bus stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-721-8155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?