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La Dolce Vita

12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
+1 216-721-8155
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this restaurant with some colleagues from work. Warm summer evening and this place had some great outdoor seating. Service was good and staff were friendly but for the price, the food was certainly lacking. Seemed to be lots of options around.

Thank thatcraigguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, We had a group of friends meet for Opera night . I was there for a private birthday party a few months ago as my good friend rented the whole Resturant for his birthday and had the opera singers come in. We had a...More

Thank dennisc690
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on a Saturday afternoon for a late lunch/early dinner and had a seat outside. The server was very attentive and thoughtful with our 4 y/o son, allowing him to grind the cheese to put on the entrees, and offering to exclude mushrooms...More

Thank AmyLynn230
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Atmosphere: From the outside, there is a vintage charm - until you realize most of the restaurant is in disrepair, and EVERYTHING could use a good scrub. I'm talking holes in the ceiling, sticky tabletops, and old decor/dinnerware. Servers: A little heavy on the attitude...More

Thank Dolly F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small place in the heart of Little Italy. I popped in late afternoon and sat at the bar. The bartender was very friendly and knowledgeable. I had a lovely glass of Reisling and he graciously let me photograph the bottle so I...More

Thank kirkfamily1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We dined outside, late lunch - early dinner. La Dolce Vita is in the center of the Italian section of Cleveland. Many choices, food was wonderful. My grandchildren had spaghetti, my wife had chicken parmesan, and I had abruzze pasta. My daughter and I had...More

Thank rterminello
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and the food as always is amazing. The owner always makes a point to say hello, the staff are awesome and the food is incredible. Always make a point to stop here when one the hill

Thank Criz66
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Not many patrons the night of our visit. Wondering if it was due to it being Ash Wednesday. Regardless, service was good and good was good. I had a daily special of Veal Saltimbocca with Gorgonzola risotto. I was thinking maybe a small cutlet with...More

Thank SjHughes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We at at this place with a large group. The service was great. The owner actually sat with us and gave us a history lesson about the neighborhood and Rockefeller.

Thank WestsideChuck
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Everyone has their favorite eatery in Cleveland's Little Italy. And everyone has reasons why theirs is better, of course ;) In that same spirit of friendly competition, I would say La Dolce Vita is hands-down the best Italian food in all of Little Italy. We've...More

Thank Anne-Marie P
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Questions & Answers
26 December 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
its a nice restaurant so i dont know about athletic clothes for the kids. jeans for adults should be okay but not with a tshirt or anything like that. especially on a fri or sat night. i mean, i dont know if they would ask... More
Alex S
25 December 2015|
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Response from Mayorskip | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Call the restaurant and ask. I imagine they do because they make it fresh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12112 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1924
  • Public Transportation: RTA bus stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-721-8155
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