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La Dolce Vita

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No 1 Rhumba Hotel | Number 1 Rumba Hotel, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
07:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 23:00
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Brisbane Australia
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location in Caloundra on the esplanade Seated right by the window in a prime spot Quick , efficient friendly service Great menu and obviously a hit with the locals as well patronised Will be back

Thank westcity
Kings Beach, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had promised my visiting family a delicious Italian dinner and we weren't disappointed. We booked for Saturday evening and expected it to be busy - and it was. Food was amazing! Sorry to say the service wasn't quite as amazing. Very slow to take our orders and only managed to get drinks after waving down a poor waiter who... More 

Thank Jo7363
Alexandra Headland, Australia
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Dolca Vita is a lovely authentic Italian restaurant in Caloundra - beautiful setting across from the beach and the food is excellent - all the creamy, rich flavours you'd expect from an Italian restaurant. The waiters are professional and friendly with good advice on wine and food combinations - and of course there is gelato and dessert

Thank NomadicRob
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kitchen is slow when busy. Coffee was not too bad. The staff were all really friendly but the thing that let this place down was the kitchen. It took so long for food to come out. We put up with it because we were on holidays but you wouldn't want to be in a hurry.

Thank GlomeshGirl
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a Saturday night dinner, was looking forward to it all week, booking was for outside, but was stuck inside instead, owner did fix this after 15 or 20 minutes and was given a table out the front, 15 minutes to get a bottle of water and served, another 15 minutes before drinks and entree arrived, garlic bread... More 

Thank Ian M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good honest italian food. We hadn't booked and staff quickly found table for us. Be back again next holidays.

Thank Rebecca N
Broadbeach, Australia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On business, so was after something quick and easy Had the mussels and a bowl of chips ( not that healthy) Great service, friendly and value for money I recommend

Thank Brian M
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I love this place. It is inviting, has a great view from the front windows, the staff are fantastic and the food is always good quality and good value.

Thank Kenan H
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had a lovely dinner and could not believe the quality of the food. Generous meal sizes and absolutely amazing flavours. Will definitely go back

Thank thewillows0311
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Expectations high for breafast for 6 on a sunny Sunday morning to start our holiday in Caloundra....sadly disappointment set in. Food was poor. The bruschetta was hardly that and not what you would normally expect...scambled egg piled high on soggy bread and avocado. Kids meals average, omlette overcooked and dry, coffee weak. Great location with poor food. We won't be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1 Rhumba Hotel | Number 1 Rumba Hotel, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: 54382377
This restaurant is not on Trip Advisor but is located beneath the Rhumba Resort in Caloundra. Can you pls set it up as a restaurant in its own right so I can write a review.
Thanks, Kitty

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