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Dolce Vita Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
+1 703-385-1530
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Since the ownership has changed this place is not the same. Had the grilled calamari and it was bland, no seasoning prior to grilling. Main course were uninspired. They are a wine bar but were out of the wine I ordered. Offered an other bottle...More

Thank TravelNow61
Reviewed 4 days ago

Since it has changed hands, it has gone down hill. I have been going here for years and recently noticed the change. Was there a couple weeks prior and thought maybe they were having a bad night. Then I went back. Food quality has gone...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner tonight at this establishment. Great, friendly service and delicious Italian food. Started with the mussels and followed with the pappardelle pasta with a ragu sauce. It was terrific. Jose my server was extremely efficient and helpful. Great ambiance and the entire staff seemed...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house chianti is absolutely phenomenal! They have gluten free pasta, which is great (and rare) for my wife that tastes wonderful. Their meatballs and sausage pasta was very flavorful and cooked perfectly! Highly recommended

Thank Rmangian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years Dolce Vita has earned a great reputation for serving fine Italian food in a warm and friendly environment . Any of the pasta dishes will delight you! Their lasagne,fettuccine Alfredo and home made meat or cheese ravioli are outstanding. I love their broiled...More

Thank _emiles7719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we live about five miles from this restaurant and have passed it hundreds of times, its site off Lee Highway and unimpressive look did nothing to encourage me to try it. So, it was more than a pleasant surprise when we stopped in...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a delicious dinner here while in Fairfax. My server was very knowledgeable and assisted me to chose a good wine and nice pasta dish. I also enjoyed a great cappuccino and chocolate desert. It is a bit over priced, but the food is...More

Thank Arapahoetravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years to the restaurant and the wine bar. The staff is very friendly and we have never been disappointed with the food. I have friends who visit from out of state and a stop here for their pizza cones...More

Thank KMortYoung
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant twice while in Fairfax. The staff was very cordial, informed, and provided excellent service. I will recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Dwaine H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We called ahead to make sure there was a table. They told me I needed a reservation so I reserved. Got there and the hostess was kind of staring at us like we had committed a crime. She then, with an empty restaurant, manage to...More

1  Thank Fabian M
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Is Sunday really the only day you're open for dinner? TripAdvisor says the other days you're open only 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. -- just for lunch? Can that be right?
23 December 2016|
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Response from KDI2013 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day for dinner, ar 5:30, weeknights til 9:30, Fri & Sat til 10:30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10824 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-4325
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-1530
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Serving the best Italian food in Fairfax City for over 21 years! A full service restaurant with both classic and inventive Italian dishes, and a romantic wine bar with expert wine list and shareable small plates all brought to you by Executive Chef Anthony Grasso and house Sommelier Matthew McGuigan. Locally-sourced meats and produce, homemade pastas and pizzas, and farm-to-table ingredients are our passion.
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