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La Dolce Vita

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Patio da Rocha | opposite Algarve Casino, Portimao 8500-325, Portugal
+351 282 419 444
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked past at first glance, then doubled back and were so glad we did! All the food was amazing from cold salads and fruit, olives and pasta to hot potato dishes, breads, hot pastas and various meat and fish dishes, lasagne and cannelloni......then there was the constant stream of freshly prepared and cooked pizzas with the thinest crusts I've... More 

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Athy, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to go to a Italian buffet. It was so nice to be able.to try all the different dishes. The pizza was brought around when it was freshly cooked. The food was amazing

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate here twice, the first night we arrived in Portimao and it was really later around 11pm, i asked for risotto which was a mistake as it wasn;t great and you could tell it had been there all day. As it was opposite our hotel, we decided to give it another chance and went back a few nights later... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here for dinner and was very impressed. The pasta was perfectly al dente! Portions were large and very tasty. Delicious Italian ice cream for dessert!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just back from la dolce vita. Stuffed Amazing Italian food at affordable prices ❤️Well worth the trip. Try the anti pasta. Beautiful. Deadly pizzas And very attentive staff

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Thank sean m
Beith Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great little restaurant with great Pizza and incredible Anti Pasta well worth a visit but get early as does become crowded

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Thank Jim M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you want to experience the best pizza and ice cream in Praia da Rocha - this is THE place to go. The staff are extremely friendly and although furniture is basic the service and quality/price of food is exceptional. I have never seen such a great choice of homemade ice cream - my favourite would be Kinder Bueno. For... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant the food was excellent and so was the service. The ice cream crepe is out off this world

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were told about this restaurant from other holiday makers. The menu consists mainly of freshly made pizzas and pasta dishes. We both ordered pizzas. Wow, they were lovely. The staff were really friendly and very attentive. We ordered crepe and ice-cream for desert which was huge. Overall a great restaurant with a great atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

When you are in Portimao, you definitely have to try their ice-cream if you want to have something heavenly delicious. We ate ice-cream at quite a lot of places during our stay in Portugal and I believe this was the best and most delicious one. They have a great selection of flavors, beautifully arranged in their containers, and the portion... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Patio da Rocha | opposite Algarve Casino, Portimao 8500-325, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao
  • Phone Number: +351 282 419 444

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