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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta fagioli” (30 reviews)
“flounder” (28 reviews)
“soup” (50 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
836 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901-5433
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having eaten at this establishment many times, my husband and I agree it’s a wonderful restaurant. The ambience is very Italian, very relaxing. Linen covered tables just set the atmosphere. Your starter should always be their house made Italian soup. Wonderful! The menu is strictly...More

Thank marybw826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice italian restaurant, with many different options of food. Also, good wine and deserts. Have been there several times and it was always good.

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best Italian/continental restaurants anywhere. Ask for burnt broccoli and American fries. Then indulge in portabella escargot then make room for Lobster Sophia. You’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven. And we have dinner leftovers for tomorrow! Amazing food.

Thank doctorrickg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a most attentive waiter David who took care of all our questions and needs we had the best meal ever since Tuscany with a great pasta soup and entrees of veal and a salmon topped with crab. We were provide with a great lemon...More

Thank Allen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant! Service was as good as always, food was fabulous even though it was New Years Eve. The place was packed, but service did not waiver. We were treated with a perfect dirty martini and a glass of very good Chianti. Food...More

1  Thank marie s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get into The Dove III on Christmas Eve by calling that afternoon and checking for cancellations. It's a lovely dining room with attentive staff and delicious Italian food. My husband requested Cacio e Pepe which wasn't on the menu but the...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dove is very busy and reservations are usually a must, even at lunch. All dinners include Pasta Fagiol and Lemon cello between courses. The servings are large and the service is good. The food is excellent. When departing the restaurant, you are offered a...More

Thank michaelhQ8909SQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding gem of a Italian Restaurant. This place would be at home in New York. My pasta fagiol soup was outstanding. The service was attentive. I wish this place was in New York. The portions are very large. My new favorite restaurant in Florida.

Thank TriathleteNewYork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have actually been to The Dove III several times after discovering it. The service has always been excellent,and we always ask for Jeffrey as our server. The food is outstanding and the portions are large. The homemade Limoncello that they serve to cleanse your...More

Thank jnave01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on TripAdvisor’s recommendation was the best Italian food we’ve ever had, the waiter treated us like family, the owner stop by and asked how we were enjoying our mEal, from beginning to and the best Italian restaurant we’ve eaten in yet

Thank Jay S
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9 November 2017|
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Response from KSMAVT | Reviewed this property |
business casual or evening out (tasteful). not a place for beach clothes and flip flops.
Jonna F
3 September 2017|
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Response from mcglothla | Reviewed this property |
Website Best Italian in Central Florida
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
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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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