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La Dolce Italia

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Ave Charles Darwin y Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Service was very slow – we ordered drinks and then food, and when our main courses came 20 minutes later we still hadn’t received our drinks. I told the waiter but we had finished eating our food before the drinks came! My husband had pizza and I had lasagne, which was very nice but a fairly small portion. We had... More 

Thank Smileycat16
Redondo Beach, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Large portions, refuses credit cards yet adds on "taxes" of 14%. Owner served us yet added additional 10% tip. My individual pizza was $11 on menu but he wanted me to pay $24!!!! Tried to cheat us! Very expensive with the extra 24%. (Lunch for 3, no alcohol was $53.08.) Pizza is good but you should be careful with the... More 

Thank kristakallen
Larkspur, California
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were craving a pizza and La Dolce Italia was great. We enjoyed our food and the waiter/owner was exceeding friendly. You can tell the enthusiasm and the pride. It was fun.

Olten, Switzerland
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409 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

After a long cruise I decided to get some pizza. The place looked cute and the waiter promised us that they were making all their food fresh (even the sause). Sounded good- but the pace couldn't deliver. The pizza Caprese was sluggish with little taste. Not crusty as expected or imagined from an italian restaurant. My girfriends spaghetti were ok... More 

Thank Dryanta
Battle Creek, Michigan
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192 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

One of the fellows (in our group )decided he had to have the pesto pizza on our last night here. Foolishly we agreed . Three people ordered the pesto pizza. A couple people ordered salads with their pizza. A couple ordered different pizzas and I ordered the penne arrabiata. The waiter got the fellow who had to have the pesto... More 

Thank Pecan10
Rueil-Malmaison, France
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284 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Ordered two pizzas and they were ok. Quite big so we took the rest with us and ate it for lunch the next day (have to say it tasted better cold the next day, but maybe that's just me!). The man who owns? but waited on us very nice, but alone, so seemed quite busy, it took quite awhile to... More 

Thank Karen M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,309 reviews
1,380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,893 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I got takeout from here the other day, and it was huge! We thought the calzones would be enough for one person each, but it was big enough to share between two or three people! The staff were very friendly, but it took more than 20 minutes to get our food, which I thought was a bit... More 

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Park City, Utah
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We saw that they served paella and so ordered it. I have to admit that this was the best paella we have eaten making the one served at Jaleo, the highly rated restaurant in Washington DC look like a poor cousin. We have traveled over 100,000 miles a year for the last 12 years, and have eaten paella in several... More 

Thank S D
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This restauraunt was pretty bad. I was starving and I liked Italian food, so I chose to go to this restauraunt. We ordered food but it took a very long time to wait so I started to get mad. Finally when the waiter served us the food, I got my tomato pasta. I started eating but it was too salty.... More 

Thank Haeyeon J
Edmonton, Canada
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418 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The owner/waiter was the highlight of our visit to this restaurant. My wife was having stomach problems and needed something familiar to eat so spaghetti was the call, thus an Italian restaurant in a Spanish country. I had a pizza and it was good but nothing to write home about. What I did not like was getting the bill and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Charles Darwin y Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
2 for 1 pizza on thursdays!

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