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La Dolce Vita of Lemont

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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meals, features

Menu

ANTIPASTI
Calamari Fritti
tender squid, lightly floured and fried
Vongole Al Forno
12 doz. baked clams with seasoned bread crumbs
Bruschetta
toasted italian bread topped with diced tomatoes, garlic, basil & olive oil
Zuppa Di Cozze
mussels in red sauce or steamed in garlic, tomatoes and spices
Scampi Francese
shrimp sauteed in egg batter with white wine, lemon and butter
Polpetta Di Risotto E Granchio
crab risotto cakes w/roasted tomato mayonnaise & mixed greens
Crostini Di Mozzarella
baked mozzarella crostini topped w/an artichoke & olive tapenade
Polenta Bolognese Al Forno
baked with meat sauce and cheese
Salsiccia Pepperoni
sauteed sausage and peppers, white wine, garlic and spices
INSALATE E ZUPPA
Pomodori E Cipoll Pomodori E Con Gorgonzola
sliced tomato, red onion, gorgonzola cheese (anchovies upon request) sliced beefsteak tomatoes with fresh mozzarella, basil & olive oil
Insalata Di Cesare
classic caesar salad
Zuppa
Pomodori E Con Gorgonzola Mozzarella
sliced beefsteak tomatoes with fresh mozzarella, basil & olive oil
Insalata Di Broccoli
fresh broccoli, red onions, red pepper, gorgonzola cheese
House Salad
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Served With House Salad And Choice Of Mostaccioli Or Spaghetti
Melanzane Al Forno
eggplant baked in rich tomato sauce with cheese topping
Filetto Di Manzo Portabello
sauteed beef tenderloin medallions, portebello mushrooms, artichoke hearts, sweet peppers in a red wine sauce
Salsiccia E Pepperoni
sauteed sausage and peppers, white wine, garlic and spices
Costolette Di Miaile Napoletano
pork chops sauteed with sweet peppers, onions, tomatoes artichoke hearts, sweet peppers in a red wine sauce. and white wine
PASTA E RISOTTO
Served With House Salad
Spaghetti, Mostaccioli Or Linguine
with marinara sauce very fine pasta with plum tomato and basil sauce with meat sauce
Cavatelli Al Forno
baked with ricotta cheese in meat or marinara sauce
Linguine Con Vongole
pasta with littleneck clams, red or white sauce
Spaghetti Con Aglio E Olio
with olive oil and garlic shrimp, clams, calamari, mussels, in white wine with plum tomato add anchovies
Cavatelli Alla Betolla
cavatelli in a plum tomato cream and vodka sauce
Rigatoni Alla Anthony
rigatoni pasta with artichoke hearts, spinach, onions & plum tomatoes
Fettucine Con Pollo Giardino
pasta w/grilled chicken, fresh vegetables, olive oil aborio rice with meat sauce, mushrooms and cheese garlic and fresh herbs
Capellini Del Angelina
very fine pasta with plum tomato and basil sauce
Fettucine Alfredo
classic cheese and cream sauce with grilled chicken breast
Ravioli
cheese w/marinara sauce meat w/marinara sauce with meat sauce
VITELLO
Scallopine
veal sauteed with mushrooms in marsala sauce
Scallopine Alla Parmigiana
veal breaded and baked with a rich tomato sauce and cheese
Scallopine Carciofo
veal sauteed w/artichoke hearts, lemon, capers, pine nuts veal breaded and baked w/cheese, roasted mushrooms, white wine and sage and white wine
Scallopine Alla Piccante
veal sauteed with lemon, capers, tomato and white wine
Scallopine Alla Limone
veal sauteed in white wine, lemon and butter
Scallopine Alla Milanese Con Funghi
veal breaded and baked w/cheese, roasted mushrooms, white wine and sage
POLLO
Pollo Al Vesuvio
half chicken, olive oil, garlic, wine & spices served w/vesuvio potatoes
Petto Di Pollo Alla Parmigiana
breast of chicken lightly breaded, baked w/tomato sauce & cheese
Pollo Alla Limone E Rosamarino
half chicken, roasted w/olive oil, lemon and rosemary
Petto Di Pollo Marsala
breast of chicken sauteed with marsala wine and mush
Petto Di Pollo Alla Francese
breast of chicken in egg batter w/lemon, wine and butter
Petto Di Pollo Portabello
breast of chicken sauteed w/portabello mushrooms, plum tomato, rosemary red wine, w/portebello mushroom ravioli
CARNE
Served With House Salad And Choice Of Mostaccioli Or Spaghetti
Bistecca Di Manzo Alla Griglia
16 oz. new york strip steak, char-broiled
Costolette Di Miaile Bistecca Di Manzo Alla Vesuvio
char-broiled pork chops prepared vesuvio style
Filetto Di Manzo Alla Griglia
10 oz. filet mignon, char-broiled, au-jus
Bistecca Di Manzo Alla Vesuvio
16 oz. new york strip steak sauteed in olive oil, garlic, wine & spices
PESCE
Served With House Salad
Scampi Alla Diavalo
shrimp sauteed in a spicey red sauce over capellini
Pesce Fresco Del Giorno
fresh fish of the day, choice of mostaccioli or spaghetti
Scampi villa Sassi
large shrimp sauteed with garlic, wine & butter with capellini
Filetti Di Pesce Orancia
sauteed new zealand orange roughy with lemon, capers, white wine, butter with choice of mostaccioli or spaghetti
SIDE ORDERS
Vesuvio Potatoes
Sauteed Spinach
Sauteed Broccoli
Spaghetti
with marinara
Spaghetti
with meat sauce
Mostaccioli
w/marinara
Mostaccioli
w/ meat sauce
Meatballs (2)
Sausage
DOLCE
Tiramisu
Fresh Cannoli
Assorted Dessert Of The Day
Lemon Ice
Spumoni
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

I cannot tell you what a marvelous little gem this restaurant is ! Marvelous, authentic food....huge portions...fabulous service. Enjoy Sinatra music while snacking on the fresh, hot bread with oil and Parmesan cheese. Cozy atmosphere and you feel right at home. What the old Clara's...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Every visit was enjoyable! Great food, great atmosphere!!! This restaurant is good for date night or Sunday dinner with family.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank sharieilandp
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Four of us visited on a Friday night without a reservation. We were told it would be about 35 minutes for a table. We were lucky to get four seats at the bar and the bartender was quite friendly and lots of fun. There were...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Went there for a 21st. birthday party with family food was ok I thinkit is a little to pricey. We had a spot upstairs which was nice as I noticed down stairs is to crowded. I would probably never go for a diner as I...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Prs590
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

One of our (husband's and I) favorite, if not the favorite Italian Restaurants. Always consistent. Have never had a bad meal. Tables a little tight. Very excited that the new owners accept reservations for couples now. Best sausage and peppers ever. Shrimp franchaise outstanding. Specials...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank beezdee
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Very small restaurant and they don't take reservations so be prepared to wait. Nice ambiance and the food is very good!

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Sue D
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Nice, local, small restaurant. Daily specials and big menu. Bar menu is very good also with a variety of fine wines and drinks.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank mgssts63
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We have dined at La Dolce Vita several times, and I keep expecting them to mess it up at least once. Fortunately, it's been a winner every time. Most recently, we were there for my wife's birthday. Two of us ordered the specials, and one...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank sola7
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The Mrs had a taste for her favorite shrimp villa sassi I ordered the brisket and resotto special When they came the shrimp was great as usual but the brisket resotto had MAYBE a tblspoon of meat on the plate, I searched under the resotto...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank ibwhte
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The food is very good. But, they really cram you in. Too many tables, people can't pass comfortably. Also the noise level is very high. I have good hearing but often can't hear the conversation at my own table.

Date of visit: August 2016
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