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“Dissapointing”
Review of Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita
Ranked #88 of 361 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Specialising in exquisitely prepared seafood, the restaurant also enjoys one of the most picturesque views. The attention to detail and fine decor redefines any fine dining experience.
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Dolce Vita is tastefully decorated creating an appealing ambiance. The view from the Spinola Bay is also spectacular.
When we entered the restaurant we were met by an extremely rude manager who did not make any recomendations about the menu other than the minimum amount of consumption per person.
We had the opportunity to order from a wide swath af the menu. The place was busy and the staff could not cope with it. We had to wait almost half an hour to get our drinks.
When our dishes were served, we were impressed by the presentation but at the same time we were dissapointed by their content. Linguine Dolce Vita was decorated by an empty half lobster shell, calamary ripieni alla Siciliana was tough and the potatoes looked like precooked french fries.
Visiting the Dolce Vita was certainly an experience to remember, but one that I never hope to repeat. If you are tempted by the luscious decoration and the spectacular view, you would be better off bringing a camera to the restaurant than your appetite.

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8  Thank Manos V
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

A colleague chose this restaurant for dinner, and I must say the entrance through the locked door at the hotel is a bit odd, it feels like you are walking into someone's living room! A very nice lady put us straight in an elevator, which brought us to the spectacular view of the restaurant. Service was great, food splendid. That was a good choice!

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Thank Peabrain2013
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had a lovely meal here, with a lovely view out on the balcony however this was overshadowed by the very poor service. Trying to get the various staffs attention as they sauntered about the restaurant was challenging at times. Lovely food, but a bit pretentious and service needs to be improved greatly!

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4  Thank jacquif_1980
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. Fish was tasty and beautifully cooked. A tad expensive but fresh fish generally is across Europe it seems. The staff were helpful and very kind to our young children (who were out far too late). The service was attentive and efficient. The restaurant is in a lovely spot with fantastic views, elegant and intimate.
Have eaten here a few times and will always go back when in malta.

Thank eviecUk
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It is located in the center, the terrace look at the bay. The standard is medium high, so are the prices and the food. The Menu is researched, price level is high. Not indicated for the kids. I recommend it

Thank Giacomo M
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