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La Dolce Vita

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740 S B St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7177
+1 805-486-6878
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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California
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383 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were visiting Heritage Square and some of the local places and saw this hundred-year old house, and decided to try it for lunch. In our group the people tried the soup, chicken piccata and they Cuban sandwich. We were all VERY pleased with the food, and the service was excellent. I look forward to going back.

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Thank mrliterature
Clearwater, Florida
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Only good thing was the service. The food was one of the worst all four of us experienced. My wife and our friends had the chicken Marsala and piccata. Not only was it tasteless but the chicken was tough. I had the lasagna and I must say it was one of the worst I have tasted. Dry pasta, tasteless ragu... More 

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Santa Barbara
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Their happy hour is so limited , literally only three beers! They had no one in their place , most people were just coming to use their bathroom! They Ahoul do half off all beer during happy hour, that's how most of downtown San Diego does it and they have higher rents and expenses! This place needs to step it... More 

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Port Hueneme, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Fresh eclectic mix of Italian and American food that is so tasty, and offers a well versed and varied menu. Owned by 2 sisters, one specializes in the Italian and the other in American bar food, that you've got pleasers for everyone in your group. Our group tried the Lamb burger plate, Chicken Marsala, Chicken Picatta, and Asian wrap plate.... More 

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Ventura
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129 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Hubby and I went for a group presentation and dinner was served. I had chicken piccata, pasta, and veggies. It was delicious! I would definitely order it again. My husband had beef bolgonese and he said it was pretty average, but ok. One of the other people we were sitting with said he thought it was really a bad choice.... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in just before they were open for dinner but they welcomed us in without issue! We had been traveling and wanted to stop on our way to Santa Barbara. The Caprese salad was very good! My wife and I then split the "belly burger" which was also tasty. In a very nice area, we would... More 

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Port Hueneme, California
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Got together with a group of ladies and had a very nice lunch. This restaurant is in a very unique setting. It it right in the center of Heritage Square which is a unique collection of vintage homes. On any given day, you might see some type of activity going on. I have been to the square many times but... More 

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Oxnard, California
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Outstanding unusual flavors - very comfortable setting in a historic Oxnard house. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Earl S
Oxnard, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's just like any other ordinary place, the want to capitalize on the fact that's is relatively speaking an "old historical" place. To begin with Oxnard really has not old historical building at all.

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Oxnard, California
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240 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a first-class restaurant from the decor to the service to the wine list and ultimately the food. Best of all, it's right in the heart of the Heritage District in downtown Oxnard. It is reminiscent of an Italian house with it's colors and decor. We ordered the pumpkin ravioli' and the antipasto dish for appetizers. We were with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 S B St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7177
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-486-6878
Description
Italian Mediterranean Cuisine in a casual but elegant atmosphere. Full Bar fireplaces, patio, Catering on or offsite, private dining rooms, cooking classes, 1901 Historic three story home. Holiday Specialties, private floors for showers, weddings, anniversaries and more.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?