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La Dolce Vita

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3115
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (67 reviews)
“misto mare” (3 reviews)
“smoked bacon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Reviews (310)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given this an excellent rating for the food and personal attention from the owner - Simone -. and staff but the venue lacks atmosphere . Certainly the place i have had consistently good food at.Try his anti pasta and his spaghetti ragu...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a very mediocre meal and were disappointed. My pasta was dry and he said that his dish was nothing special.. Even the dining room was bland. Sorry... wish it was better.

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am confident that even if I were not with a friend of the owners--Anna & Simone--the food would have been just as tasty & service just as gracious. I have not ordered carbonara for 20 yrs.--fearful that this fattening dish would be drenched in...More

Thank bsbBelize
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I have to say, the food at La Dolce Vita was surprisingly good for an Italian restaurant in Belize. The owner/chef came out to our table to greet us and explain some of the items on the menu. My son and I went to this...More

Thank Gene C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Be sure to have dinner at this VERY Authentic Italian Restaurant. Owner comes from Rome, Italy. Food is Awesome and Prices are very reasonable for the quality you receie!

1  Thank PegJacNH
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The best Italian outside of Italy! Simone makes the most outstanding gnocchi and other pasta dishes I've had. He is a most generous host and will go out of his way to make you feel welcome. Great wines and excellent drinks. We dine here weekly...More

Thank vermontliskat
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on our last night in Placencia and were pleasantly surprised! My husband had the hogfish special which was great! Our server was very attentive, the food was great, and we would definitely return!

Thank Amy1833
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

There was only indoor seating which was super air conditioned. The service was great and the food was really, really good! The chicken Parmesan was excellent.

Thank Vance N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I first have to say I am quite surprised by a couple of these poor reviews of this restaurant . . I have dined here many times and have never experienced what a few describe . . makes me wonder, quite honestly, if hey are...More

Thank Wlpink
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Based on all the positive reviews, I guess we were expecting more. The restaurant is small and the decor plain- very little ambiance. It is located away from the village adjacent to a condo resort. The server did not seem interested in serving us even...More

Thank fromthebluffs
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Do you require a reservation? Thanks
15 December 2016|
Response from ladolcevitaplacencia | Property representative |
It's better to make a reservation Feel free to call us at 678 1089 or 523 3115
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3115
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