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McCaffrey's Dolce Vita

2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
+1 563-382-4723
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, International
$$ - $$$
2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

McCaffrey's was recommended by our hosts at a historic log cabin where we spent the night. It was very tricky to find, but we persevered and finally found it. We are glad we went when we did because by the time we left, people were...More

Thank Stanbro81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little off the beaten path but we had heard good things so decided to try it out. We were a bit disappointed. It has been billed as a really great Italian Restaurant...but we weren't impressed. My husbands spaghetti and meat sauce...More

Thank RuthMitchell1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to hit the backroads to find it, but you will not be dissappointed. All of the food on the menu is great. Steak is fantastic, but I recommend the wood fire baked pizza.

Thank dksmutz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McCaffrey's Dolce Vita holds great food in general, but of all their offerings, the wood-fired pizzas are the best (judged the top in Iowa three years ago). Their "Thai Kickin' Chicken" is an incredible sweet, savory blend on a crispy wood-fired crust that makes you...More

Thank L2315NHbillm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner one evening while on our stay here in Decorah with a few friends. What a find, great food that's reasonable priced and a gorgeous country setting! The icing on the cake was watching the huge variety of birds on the bird feeders!...More

Thank ezliving2006
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Cozy unique restaurant tucked away in the hills with lots of trees. Excellent food, very fresh and flavorful! Would definitely recommend and return.

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Located in an "out of the way" spot along the woods. We like watching the birds feed while we stop for lunch. Good food, and the best cheesecake I have ever had in a restaurant. A nice place for couples or families.

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a wonderful place! A little tricky to find if you're not from the area, but well worth it. The reviews said the brick oven pizza was the best so we tried it out. We chose the Junkyard and it didn't disappoint...we ate the...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I grew up in this town and this is an old friends family restaurant and I was so pleasantly surprised by the amazing good! The location is a little hard to find but worth the looking! Gorgeous restaurant!

Thank Sunshyne31
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Been to McCaffrey'sany times. Love the atmosphere, friendly staff. Jim & Brenda are awesome. A family run restaurant and beautiful scenery, good food & entertainment dyring the summer is fun.

Thank Kathy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7811
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Decorah
  • Phone Number: +1 563-382-4723
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