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La Dolce Vita

Thamel, Kathmandu 9315, Nepal
+977 1-4700612
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (76 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Thamel, Kathmandu 9315, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my friend for the first time and since then we go there every now and then. The pasta there is amazingly delicious so is the pizza. Its clean, hygenic and authentic in taste. Although relatively pricy to local restaurants,...More

Thank annapurna e
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was craving pizza and we were just back from our EBC trek. If you want to escape kathmandu then this is the place for you - but i just wanted to eat pizza in kathmandu. Checkered table cloths, loud italian music and a somewhat...More

Thank Outoftheboat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make your way into a small alley and upstairs to this restaurant. It is superb! A western looking place serving Italian food. All safe in terms of hygiene, I’ve been going here over 8 years and take a group I lead. The food is awesome,...More

Thank aroundtheclockfoodie
Roadhouse N, Guest Relations Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for the wonderful and generous ratings La Dolce Vita, we appreciate the time and thought that you have given to review us. It most certainly is a pleasure to know that you have been able o enjoy your dining experiences...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to La Dolce Vita for our last dinner before flying home tomorrow...now a tradition. The crustini were flavorful; salad was fresh; and thin crust pizza was tasty, although kitchen could have been somewhat more generous with the quantity of toppings (considering the R3800 total...More

Thank jerry k
Roadhouse N, Guest Relations Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for the amazing review and ratings on La Dolce Vita. We appreciate your time and thought that you have given to share your dining experience before leaving Nepal. It most certainly is a p[leasure to know that you were able...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night after reading really good reviews about the place... as our expectations were pretty high, we were rather disappointed. The pizzas are a good size with a variety of toppings, but the base is far too thin, and completely crispy (like eating...More

Thank jessgrocutt
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This three story restaurant offers up some decent Italian food, particularly the pastas. Upstairs on the second floor is a pretty dining room with checkerboard table cloths. The third floor is an espresso bar (I never saw anyone there) while the top floor is an...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Tried this restaurant today for dinner as I was too bored to walk to the Roadhouse cafe. The Spaghetti Carbonara was very runny like soup and has no taste. The Waiter never came and asked if we like parmesan cheese and black pepper on our...More

Thank EastWest37
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I went to this restaurant twice while in Kathmandu because it was so good. Their pizza is very cheap for the size, and the service was very good both times we were there. They have a bar with a good selection of beverages, and lots...More

Thank adriennegerst
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Wandering if you get good Italian food in Thamel? Don't hesitate, the pizza's are excellent and the pasta is cooked how it should be, al dente!

Thank Gery B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

When La Dolce Vita opened its doors in 1989 it was a game changer in the Valley bringing genuine Italian cuisine and sophistication to one location right in Thamel! It has maintained its high quality over the decades.

Thank Christopher B
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26 October 2015|
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Response from Rachel P | Property representative |
Hi, we sorry for the late response but yes, La Dolce Vita has takeaway as well as online ordering service from foodmandu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thamel, Kathmandu 9315, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4700612
Established in 1986, La Dolce Vita has now, more than ever, become a popular rendezvous with taste and flavors from Italy. From pasta to pizza, the recipes specially created are not only relishing but also provide you with a fascinating insight into Italian cuisine- a culinary tour that takes you deep into the heart of italy for the mere price of a meal. This makes La Dolce Vita one of the few places, this side of the Mediterranean, where you get a savour authentic Italian cooking in a typical Italian ambiance. The excellent selection of wines from old world to new world will accompany not only the pasta and pizza but also the steaks hence making your dinning experience a memorable one. The strong Italian essence at la Dolce Vita is matched by an equally strong tradition os providing excellent services to its guests- a practice we are proud to have maintained and perfected over the years.So, if you are in for a truly exciting date with Italy in Kathmandu, there's only one sensible choice, La Dolce Vita...a delighted welcome to the sweet life.
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