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The Dove III

836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta fagioli” (28 reviews)
“flounder” (28 reviews)
“bread” (51 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this gem while looking for an out of town restaurant to celebrate our 1st anniversary. We chose this based upon their great wine list, The offered wonderful specials and lots of extras for your meal. Instead of a salad they have a pasta...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My all time favorite Italian restaurant in Florida! Exceptional food, best pasta fagoli I have ever had. The service is impeccable, the owner Carlos, warm and kind personally greets his customers. My go to restaurant with my out of town guest and everybody has loved...More

Thank lynng158
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular place in quaint downtown Melbourne, Florida. Reservations are your best bet to get in. The restaurant is small and a bit cramped. But the food makes up for that. The food and service are both good.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family, friends and wife and I were thrilled with the dining experience at The Dove for our (wedding) rehearsal dinner. We had a small group of about 30 and everyone was very complimentary regarding the food and service. The team there went above and...More

Thank mikepryor
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What an eventful evening! From the second you are greeted at the front door by Carlo and Diane; until leaving this dining experience explains why Dove iii is Trip Advisors Best Restaurant. Tonight I was delighted by my choice of Veal Chop finished table side...More

Thank mcglothla
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food at the Dove III is wonderful. The service is great and the staff looks after every aspect of your care to insure a great experience. It is truly a great experience to have cloth tablecloths and napkins for a lunch. The soups are...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This place came recommended by locals! A smaller space, its great for couples or intimate parties! The soup was a surprise and portions are huge so be prepared for leftovers! The service was prompt and accommodating without getting rushed. The lemon cookies to end the...More

Thank kcroswaite
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We are relatively new to the Melbourne area and love to eat out at nice restaurants from time to time. Being from the New Haven CT area, you can go out every night of the year and have a different fantastic meal and it's been...More

1  Thank Peter I
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The last time we visited the dove it was in Indian harbor.. years later we visit and the manager still remembers us. The food was just awesome pasta was cooked perfectly. Great place for couples . If you looking for Italian this is the place

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I am astounded about the few bad reviews, This is my second time and it was spot on as before, My server was Yonnie, he was super helpful and very professional buy yet comical in a good sense. The specials are a must ask for....More

Thank bowmanmt
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Jonna F
3 September 2017|
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Response from marathonman33 | Reviewed this property |
I would not try to go on a Saturday night without a reservation. It is a very good place to eat. Don't miss the chance because you did not plan ahead. As to the menu, I am not sure why it is not listed on line. They have all... More
Janice A
1 April 2017|
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Response from BellazaMelbourne | Property representative |
Either on the street or in garage right down side street at city hall
31 January 2017|
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Response from Doreen L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...they're very accomodating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 321-725-DOVE
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