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La Dolce Vita Manteo

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814 US Hwy 64, The Elizabethan Inn, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9583
+1 252-473-9919
Mon - Wed 14:00 - 21:30
Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian food. The stromboli can feed the whole family, calamari is tasty and the lobster ravioli rocks. Today it is Fetucine Alfredo

1 Thank Simona P
Ellicott City, Maryland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy delicious Italian Food, then you have come to the right place. We were pleasantly surprised with how inexpensive it was and delicious! The name " La Dolce Vita", translation "The Sweet Life" suits the restaurant well. I thoroughly enjoyed the Veal Parmesan. We had a party of 6 and each of us enjoyed everything we got including... More 

1 Thank Maribel F
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This place is located right on the main street in Manteo. Parking lot is a little small. The food is EXCELLENT! Portions were very large. The variety on the menu will take care of the young to old with the many choices! I will visit again!

3 Thank Donna M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

First off there are not that many restaurants open in Manteo in January for lunch, so I really appreciate that they stay open all year. That said the food was hit or miss. My Stromboli wasn't the best but the pizza was above average as was the fries. The decor and music was pretty kitschy Italian;however, that being said it... More 

2 Thank Stephanie S
Manteo, North Carolina
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My brother and his family visited. We went for dinner. I had veal parmasan more breading than veal. nothing else looked good either.I had pizza earlier this year toppings very sparse.

Thank marcdjung
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome food with great service. The atmosphere is romantic and very relaxing but if your not into going out they deliver to your home. The live piano music is very beautiful music.

1 Thank Vicki L
Rocky Mount, NC
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The building was not inviting; however, we had heard that food was good Italian. Lasagna was ok, Antipasto was interesting (we had expected a salad but it was a combination of meats & cheeses without any lettuce). Service was good.

1 Thank rmtraveler5
Vantaa, Finland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The pizza was really good, thick bottom and lots of filling. The waitress was really friendly and everything went smooth. The evening we were there (Friday) there was a pianist playing.

1 Thank MagnusJohansson
Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am a fan of good pizza and in the past thought the pizza at La Dolce Vita when it first opened was maybe the best pizza I had ever had anywhere. My other family members agreed. Definitely not so anymore. I place high standards on the basics: crust, tomato sauce, and cheese. Other toppings can be nice additions but... More 

1 Thank buenavoyage
Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I'm sure I've had worse dining experiences, but off hand I don't remember any. Granted it's marathon weekend so the kitchen got slammed. That doesn't excuse the really awful service. We waited 90 minutes for our food and in the first hour we saw our waitress 3 times - when we ordered, 20 minutes later when she plopped some bread... More 

1 Thank Amy H

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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
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
14:00 - 21:30
14:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 US Hwy 64, The Elizabethan Inn, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9583
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-9919
  • This restaurant is at Elizabethan Inn

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