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Dolce Vita

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10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
+1 703-385-1530
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11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Fairfax, Virginia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a new face in Fairfax! Dolce Vita has survived when most of its competition have lost their footing. Even lunch service delivers a quality product for a practical price.

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Thank NSole
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was a bit lacking and the food was just ok. The parking was a nightmare and we had to wait on a table when we noted there were several empty!

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Thank cindy m
Oakton, Virginia
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is an unassuming place that surprises you with great food and great service - they have all your favorites

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Thank jim7946
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful potato gnocchi dish :) the little gnocchis were so soft. The pink creamy sauce was mildly tangy and sweet and really memorable. Also those sundried tomato slices plus the toasted pine nuts gave the dish a great texture. You're gonna love it. :)

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Thank Virgil D
Talent, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Looking for the real deal? Here it is. I always look forward to sitting down to the table here. Count on it for great service, a very solid wine list, fantastic wood fired oven - thin crust pizza's, and the pasta dishes you crave when you think authentic italian. I always leave here satisfied, if not slightly euphoric, after experiencing... More 

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Thank djfr541
West End, NC
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fine dining at reasonable prices.lasagna was delicious, as were appetizers. Nice glass of wine was recommended and perfect for the meal.

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Thank Pauline D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch this past Friday. It must have been 2pm when we arrived, not noticing that the unobstussive lettering on the front glass announced that the restaurant closed at 2:30 and reopened at 5pm. There was a table of 3 and a table of 2 being served when we came in and another couple walked in after we had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

As others have said, it is small, a little noisy, but what "bothered" me was the busy black line drawings on the walls, very stark, could have used the softening of (fake, even) hanging green plants, a mirror or two.... 'Nuf about that - the food.... I enjoyed the bruschetta, but I wish they had toasted the bread slices before... More 

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Thank KDI2013
Ashburn, Virginia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner and service! I found this restaurant by luck. Definitely all the reviews are spot on. Best Italian food you will find in the area. Wines and desserts fantastic! They have a private room and we're planning a function next spring in the room. I know it will be amazing!

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Thank Maureen R
Danli, Honduras
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We went out to dinner with a friend that grew up in Fairfax, who raved about this place. It's a small, intimate restaurant and we really, really enjoyed it. They serve a spongy homemade bread at each table with an olive oil-Parmesan dipping combo which is so good that you don't even care that you're going to fill up before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-1530

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