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  • Features:

    Takeout , Delivery , Non-Contact Delivery

  • Dietary:

    Vegetarian , Organic

  • Known for:

    Great dessert, Healthy options, Casual, Organic dishes, Cozy, Romantic, Small plates, Upscale, Vegetarian options, Wine, Live music, Good for kids, Wi-Fi, Beer, Coffee, Great coffee, Comfort food, Dessert, Dine-in, Dinner, Popular Dinner, Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits, Staff wear masks, Lunch, Accepts reservations, Popular Lunch, Curbside pickup, Fast service, Good for groups, High chairs, Solo dining, Restroom, Family-friendly, Seating, LGBTQ+ friendly, Outdoor seating, Wheelchair accessible entrance, No-contact delivery, Wheelchair accessible parking lot, Delivery, Wheelchair accessible restroom, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible seating, Credit Card Payments, Debit cards, Popular with Tourists, Dinner reservations recommended, Reservations required, Alcohol,
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La Dolce Vita in Sarasota, FL, is a well-established Italian restaurant that boasts an average rating of 4.8 stars. Learn more about other diner's experiences at La Dolce Vita. Whether you’re curious about how busy the restaurant is or want to reserve a table, call ahead at (941) 210-3631.

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From a variety of diet conscious menu items, La Dolce Vita includes vegetarian dietary options.

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Lisa Salerno 1 year ago

By food, I only mean the desserts. I haven't had the food here because I've heard such bad reviews on it, but we went in for... dessert one night and they were all incredibly delicious!! We all 3 got something different and shared. Quite pricey though! Read more

mymother thestar 1 year ago

La Dolce Vita is an absolute gem of a restaurant whose modest, unassuming location in a Stickney Point strip mall completely... belies the eatery’s charming intimacy, authentic Italian dishes and superior service. I’ve gone with groups of five, fourand two, and each time have been impressed by the attentiveness of the wait staff and the friendliness of Tina, the delightfulowner. The scratch-made food is fantastic, just don’t expect heavy mounds of pasta smothered in red sauce. Each dish gets highmarks for creativity, presentation and, most especially, flavor. I’ve visited Italy several times and would rank La Dolce Vitaright up there with the best food from the “old country.” Read more

Greg Johnston 1 year ago

Best Italian food I have had in Sarasota. Good service. Owners are a delight !

Kate Conforti 1 year ago

Cannot recommend this place enough. My family of 6 has very high standards for Italian food, and La Dolce Vita blew us away. We... are from Rhode Island, which has calamari as its official state appetizer, so we have lofty expectations there as well. We gottwo orders of calamari for an appetizer, and it was delicious. It was very fresh, perfectly crisped, and had (to our delight)legs in addition to loops. Two of us ordered the Frutti de Mari; one had the Parpadelle alla Bolognese; one had the Linguini,Vongole, e Pomodorini; one had the Lasagna alla Bolognese; and one had the Saltimbocca di Vitello alla Romana. Everyone was veryimpressed with their meals. They tasted very authentic, and were clearly prepared with a great deal of care. We also had alovely conversation with one of the owners, Tina, during our meal. She was very sweet and welcoming. She told us that she andher husband, who have lived in Italy most of their lives, visited Florida in 2015. Upon their visit her husband said, "thisplace needs a good Italian restaurant," and they certainly delivered!!! Later on we learned that Tina makes the restaurants'desserts herself, from scratch! We tried just about every dessert offered, as well as a latte and a cappuccino. Everything wasincredible, and my whole family stated that they want to go back again, despite only having two more nights of vacation.Multiple servers attended to our table throughout the meal, and all of them were lovely. Zero complaints, and lots and lots ofgreat things to say about La Dolce Vita. Definitely a must visit. Read more

Barney Guarino 1 year ago

Last night we had another Incredible meal at La Dolce Vita. Don’t let the shopping center location deter you . This hidden... gem offered some of the most authentic Italian cuisine we found this side of Italy. The pastas are fresh made in house by Mauro(chef/co-owner). The desserts are all baked in house by Tina (Maître D’/co-owner). Everything from the fresh baked bread withdelicious olive oil to start … all the way through to their after dinner signature limoncello made the evening a trulygastronomic experience deserving of a Michelin Star! Tina, Mauro and staff make you feel like your a guest in their home ratherthan a customer in a restaurant. We take all of our visiting friends there and are never disappointed. Read more

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When is La Dolce Vita open?

La Dolce Vita is open on the following days:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Wednesday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Thursday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Friday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Saturday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Sunday: Closed

What forms of payment are accepted at La Dolce Vita?

They accept Credit and Debit at La Dolce Vita.

Does La Dolce Vita offer delivery?

Yes, La Dolce Vita offers delivery.

Does La Dolce Vita offer reservations?

Yes, La Dolce Vita accepts reservations.