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La Dolce Vita

9785 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-3120
+1 310-278-1845
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (3 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Bar
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
9785 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-3120
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

La Dolce Vita is an old school Italian restaurant with a subdued dark atmosphere serving excellent food. It's a bit pricey; expect entrees to run $40+ and drinks are also on the high side. We enjoyed and order of arancini, fried risotto balls though the...More

Thank areview28
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is located within walking distant of The Beverly Hilton and is a restaurant that in the past had been frequented by both Frank Sinatra and the Reagan's. Staff were very attentive. I had a very fresh caesar salad and the spaghetti and meatballs both...More

Thank knahs
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

You can really feel the history here, imagine the days when Frank Sinatra or The Rat Pack hung out here. Service was excellent and the good was amazingly good. Be sure to make a reservation.

Thank Suko99
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This restaurant was a throw back to the times of Frank Sinatra and Ronald Reagan and it is apparent in the decor, low lighting, and leather booths. The food was excellent, especially the Veal Parmigiana and the Spaghetti and Meatballs. Our family enjoyed the meals,...More

Thank Brandonguse
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved the sidecar cocktail I ordered, the arancini were among the best I've ever had, and the service was simply perfect.

Thank elisheva5729
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner there this past Friday. This place was a very pleasant surprise. It's a quaint restaurant with an old Hollywood feel. The veal and the homemade pasta were excellent. The service was exemplary. Thank you to the staff for treating...More

Thank JeannieO23
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by because we were tired on arrival and it was close to the hotel. Nothing wrong, other than being over priced, but more like a big city Italian restaurant than California. Won't go back.

Thank Uncle1111
Reviewed 19 May 2016

For nostalgia reasons we returned to this restaurant after a long hiatus. The restaurant is still small, intimate and welcoming. The scampi appetizer is how we remembered it. Our second course was a risotto and it was so salty, it was inedible. The risotto was...More

Thank shipofsails
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This was the fourth year I have gathered with a half dozen former work colleagues. Each time we have unanimously selected La Dolce Vita. Next year we will be back!

Thank Frederick M
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took my mom here for dinner, and it was fabulous! Great service and food. We ordered the scampi and mozzarella marinara as appetizers. For dinner, my mom had the rib eye, my husband has chicken parmasagna, and I had penne marinara...More

Thank Isunwin
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center of Beverly Hills, along Rodeo Drive, droves of
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Kenneth L
27 July 2017|
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Hi Kenneth, my name is Katie and I am the GM at La Dolce Vita. Thank you so much for your interest! If you would like to call me at the restaurant with your reservation details, we will try to get you one of those VIP... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Cuisine
Italian, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9785 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-3120
    (Wilshire)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 310-278-1845
  • E-mail
Description
Steeped in Hollywood history, La Dolce Vita features a relevant menu and some of LA's most inventive cocktail recipes.

Having been open for 50+ years, La Dolce Vita has quite a storied past. Frank Sinatra held court here and the Reagans convened their Kitchen Cabinet, on numerous occasions, at table 14. New owner Alessandro Uzielli tapped in to his New York Upper East Side Restaurant roots to bring this unique night spot back to being the go to place it was when it opened in 1966.

Just blocks from Rodeo Drive and the center of Beverly Hills, La Dolce Vita provides an exceptional location, unparalleled atmosphere, excellent Italian cuisine, and great wine and cocktail offerings.
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