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“A pleasant evening”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita
Ranked #5 of 1,324 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$45 - US$55
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Welcome to La Dolce Vita. Located in the center of Fort Lauderdale's historic shopping and arts district, La Dolce Vita serves up Fort Lauderdale's finest Italian fare with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At La Dolce Vita, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. We never use frozen ingredients, our home made pasta make us unique in every dish we prepare at La Dolce Vita. We serve only the finest meats and seafood, freshest vegetables, and breads that are baked fresh daily. Our delicious menu and attention to detail create a truly enjoyable dining experience.
West Sussex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
“A pleasant evening”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Good service and a wide range of choices on a menu that promised much. When the food arrived I was really pleased with my choice and would recommend the veal: delicious.

Visited June 2014
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Weston, Fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Dinner Night Out”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

We had gone to hear music at the Blue Jeans Rest across the street, but it was so crowded that we went to La Dulce Vita. What I nice surprise! The sercice was outstanding and the meal delicious. Will go back soon.

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
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“Best meal we had on vacation”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Found this place on Trip Advisor, highly rated, good reviews. And you know how much we like Italian. Situated on a quite tree-lined street amongst other quaint shops and restaurants. We made a reservation for outdoor seating, a nice option in Florida. We were greeted at the door with a smile and friendly handshake and seated immediately. It was clear that this place was run by true Italians as most of the staff spoke it to each other. Our service was excellent and the food was the best we had while on vacation in Pompano Beach. I had the Zuppa Di Pesce with plenty of fresh local seafood and flavor. My wife had the Branzino (Mediterranean Sea Bass) grilled whole and prepared table side, she thought it was delicious. My daughter had the Gnocchi sorrentina which she easily finished, so I guess it was good. We enjoyed a nice Italian Pinot Grigio and finished it off with Tiramisu and espresso. A great Italian dining experience!

  • Visited May 2014
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Summerland Key, Florida
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“Great Veal Chop”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Really nice little spot. Dining inside and outside. Waiter was awesome. No rush on the dinner. Definitely go back!!!

Visited May 2014
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Portland, OR
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“Authentic Taste of Italy”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

After sampling some excellent seafood houses in the area, we were hungry for something different. La Dolce Vita was the perfect choice. Located in a somewhat decaying area call north beach shores, this place stands out as truly exceptional. The outside dining on white linens was classy and authentic. We began with a delicious bottle of Italian pinot noir wine ($40), followed by the BEST fresh buffalo mozzarella, greens and tomatoes I have every had. Main course was a pasta special and the evening special South American fish with artichoke stuffing. Both were filled with flavor and cooked to perfection. While we never do dessert, we were tempted by the panna cotta and thank goodness we did. All in all, this was the BEST meal we had in our 8 day stay in the Ft Lauderdale area. It was also affordable and fresh.

  • Visited May 2014
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