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La Dolce Vita Restaurant

23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 21 251 7809
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pasta” (4 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We has good reference on this place and decided to give it a try. Service: deficient As we entered we were offered the table just in front of the door, although over half of the tables were empty. Needless to say we chose a more...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Called in here on a cold, wet night this week. Very friendly and capable staff. We were well looked after and enjoyed an adequate but unimpressive meal. That said, it is a good venue for dinner.

Thank Halcyon702
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Our group decided we wanted Pasta type food so we chose La Dolce Vita. We were seated right away & our waitress was very prompt at taking our order. We ordered a lovely bottle of wine, a seafood platter, garlic bread, salad & 3 different...More

1  Thank JstLv2Crz
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We ate here starting at 7 pm in mid-February. There were only four tables occupied while we were there, so service was good. We started with dinner salads. They consisted of mixed greens and feta cheese with balsamic dressing - very fresh and good. My...More

1  Thank dskid
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a popular, small venue so it may be necessary or book as it seems to be frequented by tourists and locals alike. Meals were good although the vegetarian pizza was just a standard of its type and did not really excite the taste...More

1  Thank graeme54-11
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I had a sea food pasta which was excellent. The service was friendly, and efficient. If you are visiting Te Anau, I would highly recommend this restaurant. My friend had a meat dish, which he claims was also very good.

1  Thank BobHart308
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We ate very delicious food. Good service and no waiting time. Fully recommendations.Our selection: Steak, Pasta w meat & veg

1  Thank Jan C. F
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Went here on my birthday with my wife (we're 30 and 35 years old). Teriffic food! We were pleasantly surprised. Funny thing was that the steak my wife had was one of the best we'd ever had! And that at an Italian restaurant!

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent meals at this charming restaurant. We chanced upon this restaurant during our walk in Town Center. First night, we had the salmon & mushroom risotto and chicken in butter cream pasta. The next day, after a long hike, we decided to treat ourselves by...More

1  Thank siewp2016
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Forget London , NYC and Paris you will not find a more beautifully cooked and high quality rack of lamb than here. It is their signature dish , wonderful. Delightful owner Riz will make you very welcome, nice ambience, reasonably priced wine. Memorable.

Thank Robert F
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Bonstar78 |
BYO means bring your own wine. And no, it’s not a BYO restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 21 251 7809
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