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Dolce Vita Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$Pizza, Italian,
10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
+1 703-385-1530
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Pizza, Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Dolce Vita previously but decided to try the wine bar the other night. Quiet, quaint with wonderful aromas from the kitchen. We chose to sit outside since it was a nice night. Service was a little slow paced but we were...More

Thank mikelynxx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed Dolce Vita for decades for lunches and dinners, but the staff went all out for our son's wedding reception last weekend! From the beginning, when we were just in the planning stages through the actual event- we were so pleased with their...More

Thank natvVtmtr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is outstanding, may have wait times. Small facility but outstanding food. Parking sometimes a problem, but don't let that stop you from enjoying this restaurant.

Thank Scout31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go here for special Italian good. Last time we had aso buco and it was wonderful. Wine was good but can’t remember what it was. We really like this place.

Thank genegrandisle
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Yummy Italian dishes plus the usual pastas are available. Good service, generous portions, reasonable prices mean you should make a reservation at this popular restaurant. Seating is a bit tight but the decibel level remains comfortable.

Thank LynnEFairfax
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a gem right near Fairfax City. Just driving by you would likely miss it and not realize how great it is. Lots of great wine and good for small plates. You should call ahead - a few times I've gone and it's been...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Despite appearances from the street, this restaurant has a nice cosy italian restaurant feel to it. The service was generally very good (although I detest being asked if I'm finished while I'm still chewing) and the food was really excellent. Possibly it was my palate...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited from out of town and loved Dolce Vita! I highly recommend their homemade pasta. It was excellent!

Thank Roseygirl20
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very good experience! The food was authentic, fresh & delicious. The atmosphere was surprisingly nice & romantic and the service was superb!

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Have been there several times, always a great meal. Also very accommodating to families. Wait staff is great. They also added craft beers, so if you aren't a wine drinker, some good beer choices available.

Thank Hondo2014
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22 December 2016|
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Response from KDI2013 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day for dinner, ar 5:30, weeknights til 9:30, Fri & Sat til 10:30
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-1530
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Serving the best Italian food in Fairfax City for over 21 years! A full service restaurant with both classic and inventive Italian dishes, and a romantic wine bar with expert wine list and shareable small plates all brought to you by Executive Chef Anthony Grasso and house Sommelier Matthew McGuigan. Locally-sourced meats and produce, homemade pastas and pizzas, and farm-to-table ingredients are our passion.
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