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La Dolce Vita

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
1/57 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 1334
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“bruschetta” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1/57 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The brekkie is great (bacon n' scrabbled eggs), coffee good too. Lunch excellent toasties and great "schnitzels".

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank deckchairtraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a light lunch. They had great healthy options as well as fish and chips, burgers, sandwiches. There is a beautiful selections of Italian desserts all made on site as well as gelato. The service was super friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rachel_jeant
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous breakfast here. Food was great (smashed avo and granola), coffee fantastic and all the staff were very friendly. The next day we popped back and had the most amazing cannoli’s that they fill while you wait so they were deliciously creamy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank SealWoods
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had a great time walking to the top of Tomaree Mt ~ to stock up on energy again we had a lovely lunch at this little spot. Positioned well just across from the water and with excellent prices; this little cafe shows off an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Luke_for_Dinner
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Weather was ordinary outside but the staff (one as they had just opened) made it feel warm. Very pleasant. Interior is bright and coastal themed and well maintained, it is bistro style service. Food and drinks were prompt and tasty, açai bowl was amazing as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank AndyEgg83
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Dropped in just as they were closing. The staff were friendly and made us cappuccino to go. I also had one of the house specialities, an Italian custard donut made on site to the traditional recipe. Delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 439nevilles
Reviewed 9 October 2018

What a gem this is. After a horrible hotel stay we were so excited to find such a great place to eat out. Personable service and fabulous food. They go the extra mile and it was so appreciated. Coffee superb. Reasonable price and wonderful service....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank benedictday1
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I understand the long weekend can be extra busy. We waited 15 minutes in line with only 3 people in line. The lady in front was told gluten free options could contain gluten! However this wasn’t displayed. It was an extra $1 for takeaway also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Very pleasant and friendly service. Food very good and basic but airy ambience. Very tasty home cooked Italian sweet delights

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank barbh329
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Family of 6 breakfast here. Food was perfect. Great coffee, iced coffee #1. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Can’t wsit to go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Kerrie N
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/57 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Shoal Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 1334
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