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La Dolce Vita


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Come get a taste of the sweet life ... In Corolla. Classic Italian dishes using family recipes including hand-tossed pizza, homemade sauces, bread and desserts. We are all about family, friends, good food and friendly service. Hope to see you soon! Ciao! During the high season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we offer 30 minute call ahead seating. Before Memorial Day & after Labor Day we will be happy to take your reservation!
USD 10 - USD 30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Pizza, Italian
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews lasagna rosemary bread penne vodka salad shrimp and crab artichoke dip fries italian food the outer banks portions are large call ahead timbuck ii large party take home small restaurant off season next year
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten here a handful of times and the food is always good. You can get s small loaf of bread with dipping oil, the lasagna, saltimbocca, pizzas, yetbto have bad experience. Small bar area as well, grab s cold one while you wait on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terry804
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Update: We were back in Corolla for our anniversary again this year...and once again ended up at La Dolce Vita. The renovations are beautiful. It looks so clean and beautiful. It even *smells* new. The food was just as amazing. I had a shrimp risotto...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank WVUBoo
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Was driving through the area while on vacation in the late afternoon and looked on TripAdvisor to find a restaurant in the area to eat at. Thought we would give La Dolce Vita a try and wasn't disappointed, Had the Sausage spaghetti and it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesmM179FL
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Went for an early dinner and was disappointed with menu. So got a pizza that was ok -- probably the best in Corolla for this time of year. Tomato Patch never looked so good. I am OK that they are closing for the winter. Will...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 49058Jim
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here on a Friday evening on our way to our hotel. What an incredible surprise. We were greeted by a friendly hostess and seated immediately. The menu offers many options and it was difficult to choose! The Montepulciano wine was probably one of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MnTLuv2Travel
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Was called by an old friend. Went to LDV for a meal. Greeted by Simone, who was our server as well. Seated immediately. No intrusions, we ordered when WE were ready. She didn't interrupt our conversation. us. Wonderful. Had the Italian roast pork. Seasoned perfectly....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rathercook
Reviewed 7 November 2018

You will soon know why there are no reservations and a wait if you're there after 6p. I had the seafood medley, yes it is spicy! The apps were small portions, but all too yummy. An expansive wine and craft beer selection for those who...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is by far our favorite restaurant in Corolla! We always save our visit to La Dolce Vita for our last night on the OBX. The restaurant remodel is beautiful! We had a gorgeous night and we were able to sit outside on the patio....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brw0807
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Rent on Outer Banks for a month every October.Always eat here at least four times.Sea food diablo is spicy,flavorful and full of fresh seafood.Could not believe how much crabmeat in this. dish.Can you get excited about pizza?You bet!Buratta special pie had wonderful crispy crust with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank a g
Reviewed 14 October 2018

What a wonderful night at La Dolce Vita. We were there about six years ago and had a horrible meal, really horrible. But, we thought we would try it again, based on lots of good reviews. Thankfully we went back! There were six of us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellen S
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