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La Dolce Vita

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3115
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (69 reviews)
“prosciutto” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I wondered about going to an Italian restaurant in Belize. Yet we tried it on a recommendation of some locals we befriended. The service was great, particularly in the off season. The chef/owner originally from Rome, greeted us and gave us his recommendations, "everything is...More

Thank Hale F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have eaten here multiple times, and always walked away, with a smile on my face, because menu offers many excellent choices and food is 4 star level.No a large table count, so make reservations, and you won't be disappointed or go hungry. Most dinners...More

Thank winedude1
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This came as a recommendation from someone at our hotel. We truly enjoyed our meal and the friendly and attentive service. They were good enough to offer half portions and exchanges for children. I read some reviews about the lack of ambience and disagree; it...More

Thank mwilliams505
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We could have literally eaten here for every meal. This family run Italian restaurant is a must experience for anyone visiting Placencia!

Thank joshluse
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had the pleasure of dining here twice during our recent trip to Placencia. The owner, Simone, is originally from Italy & his cuisine reflects his heritage. He makes his focaccia bread fresh daily & is some of the best I have had outside of...More

Thank trc09
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I would have given this an excellent rating for the food and personal attention from the owner - Simone -. and staff but the venue lacks atmosphere . Certainly the place i have had consistently good food at.Try his anti pasta and his spaghetti ragu...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a very mediocre meal and were disappointed. My pasta was dry and he said that his dish was nothing special.. Even the dining room was bland. Sorry... wish it was better.

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I am confident that even if I were not with a friend of the owners--Anna & Simone--the food would have been just as tasty & service just as gracious. I have not ordered carbonara for 20 yrs.--fearful that this fattening dish would be drenched in...More

Thank bsbBelize
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I have to say, the food at La Dolce Vita was surprisingly good for an Italian restaurant in Belize. The owner/chef came out to our table to greet us and explain some of the items on the menu. My son and I went to this...More

Thank Gene C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Be sure to have dinner at this VERY Authentic Italian Restaurant. Owner comes from Rome, Italy. Food is Awesome and Prices are very reasonable for the quality you receie!

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15 December 2016|
Response from ladolcevitaplacencia | Property representative |
It's better to make a reservation Feel free to call us at 678 1089 or 523 3115
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3115
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