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Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 484 0944
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend this restaurant lovely Italian restaurant with great food and stuff! We was in la dolce vita Saturday was very busy but we had a wonderful time! We was about 15 people all of us we had a great time! Amazing food from the special swordfish which was something really light and refreshing taste to the beef was just... More 

Thank Traceycampell
Cork, Ireland
1 review
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in la dolce vita many time! They do the best tiramisu' in town! Also they serve a really nice and tasty fresh fish! I had the special fish with cardamon cream was delicious the fish was cook perfectly! I recommend! See you soon

1 Thank frankfranks78
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best restaurant in Cork. Authentic Sicilian food, nice atmosphere and very nice people. Try pasta alla Norma, you won't regret it :-)

1 Thank Silvia L
County Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in la dolce vita this Saturday 15/04 with my friend for the first time! I love Italian food but for me this experience was over the top! I order the special turbot fish with a cardamon cream was just amazing the chef mix the flavours in a beautiful way! My friend take pappardelle seafood the presentation was really... More 

1 Thank VanessaSmitter75
Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant!. It's not quite big but it's really lovely and warm. The food is delicious!. One of the best lasagnas I've ever ate in Ireland!. The staff was really nice kind and friendly. Totally a must if you like italian food!

1 Thank Estefanía G
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When I arrived at about dinner time on a Sunday I was seated straight away as it was very quiet. I was given a couple of minutes to decide. I found that the menu doesnt have a huge variety and nothing really caught my eye. However, when I did order, everything I ordered came out piping hot. With some nice... More 

Thank Kevin H
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ive had 2 trips to La Dolce Vita over the last 3 months and really enjoyed both visits! On each occasion i ordered pizza as my main course and they were really delicious! freshly handmade with good ingredients. Coffee is of a good standard and staff are always friendly. We will be back!!!!

1 Thank Joseph M
Cork, Ireland
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been here once , it is a nice place, I had a Misto carne, and my friend a pizza, it was very good and well presented

1 Thank Nino A
Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I had the best bruschetta in this restaurant, I know this is a simple dish but it was just soooo tasty. My husband and I also had a pizza and they were delicious, the dough was crispy and moist at the same time, full of toppings. Cannot fault a thing regarding the food. The staff was very friendly!

1 Thank melaet
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is a simple combination really, isn't it? Going out to eat to pay for food all one wants is a nice atmosphere, good food and good service. Friday night was my third visit to this restaurant and it was a pleasure to eat such nice food, well presented by servers who did their job but didn't interfere with out... More 

1 Thank wordsandmeaning

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 484 0944
Real Italian food at La Dolce VitaAuthor: Louise CashellCork recently welcomed a brand new Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita, located on Proby's Quay. Although the business is only in its starting stages, La Dolce Vita, is quickly gathering a reputation for its 'real Italian food'.Some of this noteworthy food includes the pizzas, which are cooked on a brick oven, the only one of its kind in Cork. At La Dolce Vita, only the best and freshest ingredients are used and all pasta is made on site at the restaurant.The restaurant can cater for large bookings and would be an ideal venue for office Christmas parties.The romantic and friendly atmosphere only adds to the rustic, Italian vibe of La Dolce Vita who offer a variety of excellent Sicilian wines to accompany the wonderful dishes that are prepared by Sicilian chef Paolo Perrone.

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