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La Dolce Vita

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Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3115
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for Italian food in Placencia and passed this place one night. We stopped in and were pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious and plentiful. The waiter was very attentive and the bread they brought out to start off the meal was a treat. It seemed like a family owned place as every person that came, before heading... More 

Thank abura
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First dining experience in Belize...tucked into this restaurant for convenience. Wasn't disappointed. Food came promptly and was tasty. Wine is a bit on the expensive side. This restaurant is not for you if you expect "cheap eats", prices match North American standards... Recommended for good Italian food. Not if you are on a budget.

Thank drpetr68
Palmer, Alaska
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It has been a year since we have been in Placencia and so I was concerned when I couldn't find the restaurant at it's familiar location. After a quick phone call I found the new location and we were back on track. Brought our adult kids this time and wanted to make sure we hit this spot. Both stated that... More 

Thank Richard C
Bullet Tree Falls, Belize
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in Placencia and decided that I would try something new since I have two favorites and usually find myself there. I went to Dolce Vita. It was packed. I asked if reservations were required and was told, not necessarily. There was only one server/host/bartender. I was very hungry so I said I would take the table outside. A... More 

Thank Omitade
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

every meal we had has been awesome staff is the best owner personally checks on every customer genuinly cares about everyone satifaction

Thank Sidney C
Denver, Colorado
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Italian food. They recently moved into new location. The only negative thing I would say is that something might be done to soften the atmosphere and lower the noise level. But I really liked the service and the food.

Thank cofloater
Fort Collins, Colorado
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We at several meals at Dolce Vita. Simone has a very nice menu all very fresh. The atmosphere, service and food were all first rate. I had the Grouper one night and wanted to have it another night but the fisherman had brought any that day. We see Simone at the fruit stand we like in the morning. It doesn't... More 

Thank L Scott T
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

La Dolce Vita moved up to Los Porticos so a welcome addition to the neighborhood. Nice friendly atmosphere with a great range of pasta selections, and gnocchi as well. 4cheese was great, I had it with penne but many options offer spaghetti as well. I did not have space for dessert....so I am going back!

Thank Robin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As an Italian who still enjoys mama's homemade gnocchi and tomato sauce, I was pleasantly surprised at the authentic and fresh taking gnocchi with Bolognese sauce I enjoyed at Dolce Vita. Very filling !

Thank Lina D
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on New Years Eve. I've been to Italy and I can't believe I went to Belize to have one of the BEST Italian meals EVER!!!

Thank lesliempennington

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3115
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?