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Dolce Vita Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

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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“pasta” (43 reviews)
“gamberi” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like freshly made pasta and smooth Italian wines this is the place. Pasta is delicious; fresh, earthy and tasty. Freshly made makes all the difference. And I always get a smooth Montepulciano house red wine. Perfect combo.

Thank MNBMac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fun, quirky place makes good pizza. It has an authentic Italian feel, with murals on the wall, and a fun pizza oven (see pic). The bruschetta appetizer was good, and the pizza was very tasty.

Thank cadamsesq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you take your mother in law out for her 86th birthday you want to go to a special place. Dolce Vita was that special place. The food and service is something you can count on being first class. We were not disappointed. Our waiter...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since the ownership has changed this place is not the same. Had the grilled calamari and it was bland, no seasoning prior to grilling. Main course were uninspired. They are a wine bar but were out of the wine I ordered. Offered an other bottle...More

1  Thank TravelNow61
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Had dinner tonight at this establishment. Great, friendly service and delicious Italian food. Started with the mussels and followed with the pappardelle pasta with a ragu sauce. It was terrific. Jose my server was extremely efficient and helpful. Great ambiance and the entire staff seemed...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The house chianti is absolutely phenomenal! They have gluten free pasta, which is great (and rare) for my wife that tastes wonderful. Their meatballs and sausage pasta was very flavorful and cooked perfectly! Highly recommended

Thank Rmangian
Reviewed 7 June 2017

For years Dolce Vita has earned a great reputation for serving fine Italian food in a warm and friendly environment . Any of the pasta dishes will delight you! Their lasagne,fettuccine Alfredo and home made meat or cheese ravioli are outstanding. I love their broiled...More

Thank _emiles7719
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Even though we live about five miles from this restaurant and have passed it hundreds of times, its site off Lee Highway and unimpressive look did nothing to encourage me to try it. So, it was more than a pleasant surprise when we stopped in...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I enjoyed a delicious dinner here while in Fairfax. My server was very knowledgeable and assisted me to chose a good wine and nice pasta dish. I also enjoyed a great cappuccino and chocolate desert. It is a bit over priced, but the food is...More

Thank Arapahoetravel
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We have been coming here for years to the restaurant and the wine bar. The staff is very friendly and we have never been disappointed with the food. I have friends who visit from out of state and a stop here for their pizza cones...More

Thank KMortYoung
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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