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La Dolce Vita

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3115
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Was extremely disappointed by our experience, as we were given so many recommendations to go here. First off...the wait staff is great, so this poor review has nothing to do with them. When we first sat down we were told that bread would be out...More

Thank smiles572013
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Pork and gnocchi. Spaghetti with zucchini and shrimp sauce. Both delicious! The pork was a surprise with the prosciutto layered quite generously on top. Homemade gnocchi. The owner and chef took the time to come out and describe a meal on the menu. Italian food...More

Thank Michelle Y
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our group of 8 went here twice for breakfast. Since it was off season we were the only ones there. Service was quick and friendly. The breakfast options were great also.

Thank SLC262
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is in my opinion an excellent " fine dining" experience, with fresh local seafood, fantastic pasta dishes, and a de ent wine list. Not a large restaurant, but what makes it special is attention to detail, and personal experience directly with the Chef. A...More

Thank winedude1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I wondered about going to an Italian restaurant in Belize. Yet we tried it on a recommendation of some locals we befriended. The service was great, particularly in the off season. The chef/owner originally from Rome, greeted us and gave us his recommendations, "everything is...More

Thank Hale F
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I have eaten here multiple times, and always walked away, with a smile on my face, because menu offers many excellent choices and food is 4 star level.No a large table count, so make reservations, and you won't be disappointed or go hungry. Most dinners...More

Thank winedude1
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This came as a recommendation from someone at our hotel. We truly enjoyed our meal and the friendly and attentive service. They were good enough to offer half portions and exchanges for children. I read some reviews about the lack of ambience and disagree; it...More

Thank mwilliams505
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We could have literally eaten here for every meal. This family run Italian restaurant is a must experience for anyone visiting Placencia!

Thank joshluse
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had the pleasure of dining here twice during our recent trip to Placencia. The owner, Simone, is originally from Italy & his cuisine reflects his heritage. He makes his focaccia bread fresh daily & is some of the best I have had outside of...More

Thank trc09
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I would have given this an excellent rating for the food and personal attention from the owner - Simone -. and staff but the venue lacks atmosphere . Certainly the place i have had consistently good food at.Try his anti pasta and his spaghetti ragu...More

Thank Francis B
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Questions & Answers
15 December 2016|
Response from ladolcevitaplacencia | Property representative |
It's better to make a reservation Feel free to call us at 678 1089 or 523 3115
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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