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Osteria La Dolce Vita

Via Egadi 11, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 871423
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
11 Jun 2017
“Expected more based on reviews”
2 Mar 2017
“Nice Osteria where locals eat”
All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Egadi 11, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

I did include Dolce Vita restaurant as part of the trip long time before journey. I had very high expectations based on reviews and photos. I was a bit disappointed when dish of the evening arrived. Octopus on pictures looks much bigger... on pictures double...More

Thank Vita M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It's a little bit outside of the tourisitc part. The butcher from around the corner (Macelleria Martines) told us to go there if we like fish - by the way - his salamis are also very tasty. Very typical seafood in a unforced atmosphere, surrounded...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Fish and the Vongole are very fresh. Very good service (even throw in the Caponata for us to try). Should also try the boiled octopus.

Thank Huang J
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you want to experience a local osteria, where to taste Seasonal Dishes and local food, this is the place. It might represent the best option for a not pretentious but very genuine meal. Fish is absolutely fresh and the place very cosy and familiar....More

Thank Noemi C
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

There was nothing wrong with any of the dishes, but none was good. I assume this IS typical flavor, but not ours. We've been eating all over Sicily, first time all the dishes weren't our palate. Good service, good atmosphere, good deserts.

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

A staff member of the Museum, which by the way is stunning, recommended this charming place where the locals dine. It was a slight walk going back in the direction of Trapani center off Via Fardella. ask for directions. We loved this little place. I...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My husband and I ate here one night. Very fresh fish! They bring you the catch of the day to choose from and how you would like it prepared. The restaurant is kind of hard to find but worth the struggle. It is not located...More

Thank DandMRidgefield_CT
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Good service, very cozy place, very good the food. we ate a lot and paid a cheap bill. I would recommend it.

Thank duemilapiedi
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This is a fantastic, rustic restaurant in Trapani. Everything we ate was outstanding but the best dish, by far, is the busiate con ricci - it was spectacular and will be visiting again this summer.

Thank eml84
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Fresh fish to choose and then it is cooked to perfection. Hors d'oeuvres satisfied the vegetarian member of our party although not all of the dishes were vegetable. Although clearly popular with local people there is an English menu available which is just as well...More

Thank Garth R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
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20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
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13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Egadi 11, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 871423
Osteria La Dolce Vita, is the right reference point for those who want to enjoy a typical Sicilian cuisine with simple and tasty dishes. Our menu includes dishes of meat and fish (exclusively fresh). The great experience and professionalism of its staff will make you enjoy delicious dishes. The venue has a capacity of 40 seats and is air conditioned. Ideal for small banquets.
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