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La Dolce Vita

400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
+1 732-749-3177
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our new lunch salad favorite, as they offer several options for lunch. Salad and salmon were fresh, and portion was just right. We also tried the bruschetta that was excellent. Best, we were able to sit outside.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants at the shore. Great Views and Atmosphere. Reasonable Prices. Try the Salmon.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and ambiance. Location is very good. Service is topnotch. Atmosphere is very conducive for a nice dinner.

Thank jose j m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant exceeded our expectations! We were seated immediately which surprised us since it was Mother’s Day. The service was great and the food even better. The filet mignon was cooked to perfection, the seafood risotto and seafood over linguine were amazing as well. Can’t...More

Thank sabs912
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for Mothers Day. It was very crowded yet they maintained their good service and excellent food. Since it is on the Jersey Shore the summertime is not a good time to visit since it will always be crowded. However, in the early...More

Thank old_dr_bob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved everything....had a great time...only suggestion get a table in front room ...very loud in main room. Other than that our waitress Michella was very accommodating. We give La Dolce Vita an A+

Thank SouthCarolinaNJGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is perfectly locate across from the beach. Then to make it better their staff is wonderful and attentive. All this makes the excellent food and wonderful wines even better!!

Thank Dowrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a late lunch on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. We were seated right away right next to the window and we could see the water from our seat. Our server and meal were great. There is a nice bar inside. We will...More

Thank Mmmgoodeats
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoy dinner hear several times a Year and lunch often in the summer. Food is awesome and service prompt and delightful

Thank Kathie N
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We went for dinner with our baby early evening and were very impressed with the early bird special until 6. A set menu for 19.99. The food was good. We really enjoyed the servers...they clearly see serving as a profession and treat it like such....More

Thank FeedKrissy
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2016|
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Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about gluten free there.
18 January 2016|
Response from Jeana Y |
They now have a full time liquor licence, but they still let you bring your own.
Karen S
16 July 2015|
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Response from PATRICIA R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code something casual nice is perfect.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719-2079
    (4th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-749-3177
La Dolce Vita is family owned and operated by two generations both ZIO (uncle) Giuseppe Salpietro and Nipote (nephew) Nicola Fuccilli Invite you to experience their passion for Italian cuisine and culture. The story of La Dolce Vita began five decades ago in a small town in the hills of Sicily. It is from here that co-owner Giuseppe Salpietro brings authentic cuisine, traditions and customs, which come from centuries of good living. La Dolce Vita believes in bringing this passion for Dolce Vita, translates to mean the sweet life, into every dish that leaves our kitchen. It is our goal to make every customer feel like part of our very own family. We at La Dolce Vita believe in family and invite you and your family in to our Restaurant to experience a variety of fantastic taste to please every palate.
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