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La Dolce Vita

400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
+1 732-749-3177
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely rude staff.. and the food was bland at best. I never write a review but this place was so bad it was memorable.

Thank embracebliss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Dolce Vita Restaurant (“Across from the Boardwalk at The Jersey Shore”) 400 Ocean Avenue Belmar NJ 0719 When we are in this beach/board-walk part of Belmar during the off-season, we simply love to alternate between dining outside and dining inside in this awesome eatery....More

Thank ZERO-NONSENSE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our son and his fiancé to celebrate their engagement. The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. The portions are huge so we each got a salad and shared an entree.

Thank preas1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

excellent. table on sidewalk just like in Italy than you. great wine list . Prompt service we only had drinks and appy. but left a good tip.

Thank TMBeurope2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Received a birthday coupon so my wife and I decided to go. Wow, was it great. I have been here before but they have kicked it up a notch. Had the Halibut special. Perfect! Fresh and delicious. Service was outstanding.

Thank blackjeepguy
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This perfect little Italian eatery is conveniently located across the street from the beach/ocean. We love their generous happy hour after a day at the beach but have also dined there in celebration of a special occasion. The food is delicious and the service is...More

Thank lovetoread4
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Another great dinner at this restaurant! My husband and I had the special calamari appetizer, halibut and filet mignon dinners. No complaints at all. John M, our waiter was quite attentive. This was Labor Day weekend and the New Jersey Shore was very busy. If...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The service was excellent!! The food was exquisite!! The place was clean and modern. This place is a little pricey but worth it!

Thank ibdagreatest1
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Tuesday, July 24, was our first visit to La Dolce Vita and I have to say, it was a delightful treat. There is a front dining room that looks a bit casual from the street view, but they have an inside dining room as well....More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

La Dolce Vita was alway our go to place since it's a few blocks from our house. 2 weeks ago we went with a party of 6 and it was very disappointing. Most dinners were mediocre at best and I sent my entree back and...More

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JerseyShoreJohn
30 March 2016|
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Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about gluten free there.
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JerseyShoreJohn
18 January 2016|
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Response from JeanaY3 |
They now have a full time liquor licence, but they still let you bring your own.
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Karen S
17 July 2015|
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Response from PATRICIA R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code something casual nice is perfect.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
    (4th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-749-3177
Description
La Dolce Vita is family owned and operated by two generations. Both ZIO (uncle) Giuseppe Salpietro and Nipote (nephew) Nicola Fuccilli invite you to experience their passion for Italian cuisine and culture. The story of La Dolce Vita began five decades ago in a small town in the hills of Sicily. It is from here that co-owner Giuseppe Salpietro brings to Belmar authentic cuisine, traditions and customs, which come from centuries of good living. La Dolce Vita believes in bringing this passion for Dolce Vita, translates to mean the sweet life, into every dish that leaves our kitchen. It is our goal to make every customer feel like part of our very own family. We at La Dolce Vita believe in family. We invite you and your family to our Jersey Shore Belmar restaurant to experience a variety of fantastic tastes to please every palate.
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