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The Dove III

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836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Florida
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74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ambiance of this restaurant couldn't be better. A cheery welcome always awaits you and you are escorted to a table, if it's early enough, in one of the choice spots from which to view outside. Our waiter today was excellent as Dove's waiters always are. We opted for a bottle of Sicilian Pinot Grigio that was moderately priced and... More 

Thank LuigiBasco
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinner here is not just a meal - it is an experience! The chef is a magician and the wait staff the best in the business. Run, don't walk, to eat at this restaurant! There were 6 of us and we had the meal of a lifetime - who would have thought it? Even the complimentary soup Pasta Fagiule was... More 

Thank Spaniellady
Morrisville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The quality of the food lived up to their reputation. The ambience was dark and noisy. The service was excellent, knowledgeable waiters. But the bill was a shocker. It was so much higher than the menu would have hinted, I assume the 2 glasses of wine, and one beer ( 4 people ) were priced on a whim. Overall it... More 

Thank BumpyBob
Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me tell you how amazing this restaurant is . . . I did not even stop to take photos. We had amazing Amarone wine that sells for $60 online and only cost $70 in a restaurant. Wow for the wine and wow for the price. Beef carpaccio was a pleasant surprise as was the Shrimp and avocado salad. The... More 

Thank Quigg L
Steven Breedlove
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic meal and experience tonight when we took two other couples to the Dove. The service (Yanni) was impeccable, the food was wonderful, and the wine was terrific. Hard to get any better than this. We come to Melbourne once a year for a week, and we can hardly wait till next year when we can go... More 

Thank StevenBreedlove
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was there for a luncheon after a funeral on Thursday when they opened. We were a group of 40-50 people. The service was impeccable. I had the Flounder Francese with broccoli. The portion was huge and the food was outstanding. The Cannoli was worth the wait.

Thank Doreen L
Grant-Valkaria, Florida
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You will think you are eating in NYC. The DOVE has the best Italian food, wonderful waiters, great atmosphere and an owner that is beyond words. You start with the best pasta Fajole soup I ever ate. You have hot bread on the table and the chef usually makes you a sausage biscuit for each person. You will than get... More 

Thank Jake0318
Long Island, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 7 pm reservations and was seated promptly. Service was great and the food was outstanding. Good pour on the wine and very reasonable prices. We also go to this restaurant every time we visit Melbourne.

Thank sspeter
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dove III Restaurant in downtown Historic Melbourne is a little pricey but certainly worth the money. Friends came for a visit so we once again went to The Dove. This was , by far, the best meal we have ever had there and one of the best meal we ever ate out. The two couples had Chateaubriand for Two... More 

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Huntington, New York
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464 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at the DOVE III on New Years Eve this past Saturday night. Our dinner was spectacular! Of course you always get a small bowl of pasta fagoli as a complimentary appetizer. The Caesar salad was terrific with just the right amount of seasoning. I had the special lobster oreganato and my husband had the flounder oreganato. They were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 321-725-DOVE

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?