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La Dolce Vita

Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 484 0944
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“focaccia” (4 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very good Italian restaurant, close to the beautiful church Saint Finbarres Cathedral (200m / 70ft) outdoor dining available, but it allows smoking.. short walk from city center (10-15 minutes) well worth it, 2 adult meals 1 children, 3 sodas, beer and glass of redwine @...More

1  Thank Olafurhrafn
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Good pizza, did a fast take out order so I could get home to a sick kid. Very nice staff and friendly atmosphere.

1  Thank Peggy O
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I really cannot understand the great reviews for this place, like " best pizza in Ireland", "great atmosphere" ... ??? Maybe without these high expectations, I would have enjoyed a little bit more, but certainly, it was an ok place without anything extraordinary. The service...More

Thank sofindia
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The food was delicious, the service good although a bit too hasty. The problem is that the day after we had both digestive issues... our dishes were made with crème fraîche so I'm guessing it mustn't have been very fresh. Or maybe something had been...More

Thank Lili L
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a good, authentic Italian with a wide range of classical Italian dishes. Food is tasty and reasonable. I think menu could be cut down, always looks better to have a concise menu, gives feeling that food is freshly prepared. However, I would...More

Thank HughC86
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Been going here for years, the food is always cooked to perfection. You are never left hungry! The staff are exceptional. They go above and beyond to be helpful and efficient, a credit to the owner

1  Thank Meowse
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A pleasant restaurant with decent pizzas and starters. The staff were attentive and service was fast. All in all.... it was as it says on the tin!

1  Thank Tiny60
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant. There was a good selection on the menu and two of us had the crab and lobster ravioli. Delicious. Staff were helpful and friendly.

Thank caz1950
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I will always go to this restaurant, great people, great food. The atmosphere is beautiful and you won't regret.

Thank IdontForget
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Being Italian, when it comes to pizza, we are very very very fussy. We've had some nice pizza experiences in Co. Cork and decided to try this new one almost by chance. Our expectations were even exceeded. They brought us a complimentary welcome by the...More

1  Thank PaolaDom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 484 0944
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Description
Real Italian food at La Dolce VitaAuthor: Louise CashellCork recently welcomed a brand new Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita, located on Proby's Quay. Although the business is only in its starting stages, La Dolce Vita, is quickly gathering a reputation for its 'real Italian food'.Some of this noteworthy food includes the pizzas, which are cooked on a brick oven, the only one of its kind in Cork. At La Dolce Vita, only the best and freshest ingredients are used and all pasta is made on site at the restaurant.The restaurant can cater for large bookings and would be an ideal venue for office Christmas parties.The romantic and friendly atmosphere only adds to the rustic, Italian vibe of La Dolce Vita who offer a variety of excellent Sicilian wines to accompany the wonderful dishes that are prepared by Sicilian chef Paolo Perrone.
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