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DolceVita Restaurant

Corso Roma, 143, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
+39 0833 264040
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Corso Roma, 143, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife Cynthia and I were there as newlyweds. For our honeymoon, we stayed at the Palazzo Del Corso with restaurant DolceVita. And what a treat it was. The restaurant is run very professionally by Maître Sommelier Maurizio, who was just superb. Not only advising...More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The service and general attitude towards patrons was less than acceptable. Very little interaction with customers. Could be a fantastic place, but I don't think they are even bothered.....

Thank cingrosso
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious, very fresh,servis is friendly,atmosphere is romantic and cosy. The breads selection is amazing and so delicious, fresh, Italian... Thanks a lot to dolce vita

Thank Edvinas M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a nice table on the rooftop terrace with great views over the harbour. The sommelier was very attentive and professional : we had a great bottle of wine at a correct price. The tasting menu was light and savoury. Thanks for the great...More

Thank Frederic3006
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Recommended by our hotel. So, we expected a special experience. We enjoyed the view and fresh fish dinners. The food was a little pricey for what was available elsewhere in town. The outdoor seating is elegant (as was the inside); but the night was perfect...More

Thank Appelwords18
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiancée have spent our holidays staying in Corte Palmieri( same owner).Nicoletta from reception advised us to try the Dolcevita Restaurant.The service was top notch and our food was superb and so delicious; prices are reasonable for the quality( the first courses are...More

Thank Stefania P
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews, made a booking and gave it a try. Not disappointed, great meal, views and atmosphere. Very attentive staff who made an effort to converse in English. Recommend a visit, a bit more expensive than most, but worth it to treat yourself!

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Beautiful & romantic outdoor setting, soft jazz music & a male singer banging out some old tunes really set the mood. Food and service was also great. We shared the baby lobster, mussels & clams with a great bottle of Chablis

Thank ScruffSydney
PalacePalace, Direttore vendite at DolceVita Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015

Dear ScruffSyd, thank you for your visit! We are happy to know you enjoyed everything here, from the food to the music. We hope to see you during your next holiday in Gallipoli. Kindest regards Anna Lisa Stefanelli

Reviewed 17 September 2015

Lovely roof-top terrace, about 5 floors up, very spacious layout, fantastic food and superb service. This must surely be the best restaurant in Gallipoli - even though it may not have the popularity to be #1 on TA. We started with Martini cocktails, served on...More

Thank David M
PalacePalace, Direttore vendite at DolceVita Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015

Dear DTM56, thank you for choosing us for a special evening out. We are glad to know that we are the best restaurant in Gallipoli for you and exactly thanks to comments like yours we can climb the rank! :) We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Exclusive rooftop restaurant on top of a hotel. (use hotel entrance) Perfect professional service, including German and English language. Good recommendation for food and vine. We had Cozze in Chardonnay as starter and sword fish as main dish . I also find the price level...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$78
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Roma, 143, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Gallipoli
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 264040
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DolceVita Restaurant, from the third floor of the charming hotel Palazzo del Corso, overlooks the sea of Gallipoli.
Open to all visitors looking for a unique place to enjoy excellent local cuisine, DolceVita has indoor and outdoor spaces: the glass window structure makes always the blue of sky and sea the main protagonist and guests can breathe air of vacation in any season.
The terrace, in addition to tables, has also relaxing areas with chaises longues, armchairs and a pool that is illuminated at night, increasing the magic of the place. The stairs that go to the third floor open- air rooftop hide a surprise: a private lounge, perfect for happy hour during the summer season.
DolceVita is perfect not only for dinner, but also during aperitif hour, when the sunset on the Ionian sea coloured with extraordinary nuances the view: the soireé can start from here , with cocktails, finger food and view on the “Città Bella” .
At the DolceVita Restaurant every detail is designed to give an unforgettable experience.

The cuisine of DolceVita Restaurant is Mediterranean and especially from the sea.
Gallipoli is a fisherman town where the fresh fish is the main character.
Oil, organic products and 0 km vegetables are the principal ingredients of delicious vegetarian dishes.

The resident Chef Mimmo Gioia, in collaboration with his dynamic cooking team, satisfies all the five senses with typical recipes of Salentine traditions.
Every kind of product is accurately selected and well skilfully combined in order to highlight its best qualities.
Not only “Spaghettoni pasta with Gallipoli’s pink shrimp”, “Fish soup”, “Stewed octopus” are proposed for our guests but also you can find many other specialities on the menù or à la cart.
Moreover Chef Mimmo offers our usual guests a special service: he is available at 5 PM to select the best fish from his trusted supplies. Just choose whatever you wish!
Our winebar offers a wide range of wine labels, especially from Saleno and the Maître Maurizio Valdieri will combine it with the Chef’s proposal.
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