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Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 484 0944
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14:00 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When I arrived at about dinner time on a Sunday I was seated straight away as it was very quiet. I was given a couple of minutes to decide. I found that the menu doesnt have a huge variety and nothing really caught my eye. However, when I did order, everything I ordered came out piping hot. With some nice... More 

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Thank Kevin H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ive had 2 trips to La Dolce Vita over the last 3 months and really enjoyed both visits! On each occasion i ordered pizza as my main course and they were really delicious! freshly handmade with good ingredients. Coffee is of a good standard and staff are always friendly. We will be back!!!!

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1 Thank Joseph M
Cork, Ireland
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here once , it is a nice place, I had a Misto carne, and my friend a pizza, it was very good and well presented

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1 Thank Nino A
Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best bruschetta in this restaurant, I know this is a simple dish but it was just soooo tasty. My husband and I also had a pizza and they were delicious, the dough was crispy and moist at the same time, full of toppings. Cannot fault a thing regarding the food. The staff was very friendly!

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1 Thank melaet
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a simple combination really, isn't it? Going out to eat to pay for food all one wants is a nice atmosphere, good food and good service. Friday night was my third visit to this restaurant and it was a pleasure to eat such nice food, well presented by servers who did their job but didn't interfere with out... More 

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1 Thank wordsandmeaning
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think is the Best pizza in town. It was served very very quick. Excellent taste! I recommend it :)

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Thank Daniela R
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Delicious salmon in lemon sauce and chicken in mushrooms sauce. Nice atmosphere and well maintained. Friendly and efficient staff. We liked this restaurant.

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Thank luvialca
Cork, Ireland
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

one more sunday and no cooking at home for dinner said my wife!! searched on the internet and found this place..decided to try it out.. for starters we had Fried Goat cheese with honey dressing and walnuts and Bruschetta. I loved the taste of goat cheese. the combination of goat cheese and honey and walnuts tasted amazingly delicious. My son... More 

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1 Thank Corkonian18
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Our visit to La Dolce Vita last night for my sister's birthday was replete with the raucous chaos and disorganisation that Fellini himself would have been proud of. My wife and I love Italian dining and are generally easily pleased, so long as the basics are right. We were looking forward to trying this restaurant for the first time but... More 

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Thank Phayeser
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

A recent family gathering at this friendly venue was enjoyed by all.... the restaurant team are charming and offer a top-notch service... we were made to feel relaxed and welcome by the genuine staff - a personalised service which is not found so readily these days... well done in this regard!!! Food was very tasty and reasonably priced and all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 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 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Proby's Quay | Cork City Centre, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 484 0944
Description
Real Italian food at La Dolce VitaAuthor: Louise CashellCork recently welcomed a brand new Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita, located on Proby's Quay. Although the business is only in its starting stages, La Dolce Vita, is quickly gathering a reputation for its 'real Italian food'.Some of this noteworthy food includes the pizzas, which are cooked on a brick oven, the only one of its kind in Cork. At La Dolce Vita, only the best and freshest ingredients are used and all pasta is made on site at the restaurant.The restaurant can cater for large bookings and would be an ideal venue for office Christmas parties.The romantic and friendly atmosphere only adds to the rustic, Italian vibe of La Dolce Vita who offer a variety of excellent Sicilian wines to accompany the wonderful dishes that are prepared by Sicilian chef Paolo Perrone.

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