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La Dolce Vita Ristorante

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San Carlos & 7th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-3667
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner and from the moment we sat down our service was excellent until we were done. Had a steak, a fresh fish dinner and apps. A very reasonable cost for a bottle of wine.

Thank Rory I
Irvine, California
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255 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had a hard time finding this place for some reason. The address we were given was not even close. We also tried to call and you never got an answer. They did answer once but when we called back because we couldn't find the place, NO ANSWER! It was our last night in town and decided to try this place.... More 

Thank mooki x
Fremont, California
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a darling setting, very intimate and the food was great. The service was very attentive. I really liked their Marinara sauce. It is within walking distance from Ocean Ave, located on 5th between San Carlos and Delores. Great choice for dinner.

Thank JulieMSM
Denver, Colorado
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162 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I saw this place the first night we were in town, but we had already gotten sandwich's for dinner, it was hidden on a side street across from the Post Office. Looked at the menu and made this our choice for the second night, The warm bread was a surprise and delicious. I had the Salmon on rice and really... More 

Thank bikeontheroof
Carmel, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great food, try the classic spaghetti and you can never go wrong with the Alfredo. Addictive bread Nice outdoor seating, wonderful for a glass of Prosecco.

Thank Exerciseexpert
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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308 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We only popped in for a lunchtime drink and even though we said we were not eating we were made to feel very welcomed. Great terrace for alfresco dining / drinks and waiter was very friendly and efficient. If we had been staying in Carmel longer we would have been happy to return and sample the food.

Thank Holi-Ray
Newry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Was staying in Carmel for one night on a road trip up the east coast of California with my sister and niece. We stumbled across this restaurant by chance after looking at menus in a few more centralised but expensive places. We hesitated about going in as there was only 1 other couple inside but we were so glad we... More 

Thank BroC12
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a Groupon so decided to try it out. The service was excellent (Gabby) and the food was great. I have a lot of food allergies (Gluten Free, Daily Free, No Garlic, Onion, Beans...the list goes on and on). They were happy to make a special meal that was terrific.

Thank Di C
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We experienced quick and attentive reception and service at la Dolce Vita. Drinks and appetisers arrived quickly and tasted good. Main courses were served in due time after the appetisers and were well appreciated by the family members. Prices were OK compared to many of the expensive menus we had seen in Carmel so far. We enjoyed the meal and... More 

Thank Kjell T
Pleasanton, California
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We have been coming to La Dolce Vita for more years than I can count. We went when it was in its old location, which was quite charming, and were shocked when we went to find it & it was gone. We were thrilled to find it in its new location & it's as good as ever! Miguel always greets... More 

Thank LeeAnn1313

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Carlos & 7th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-3667

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