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Dolce Pane E Vino
Dolce Pane E Vino
  • Address:
    16081 San Dieguito Rd.
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
    Rancho Santa Fe
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $30 and under

Dolce Pane E Vino Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.dolcepaneevino.com
  • Email: events@dolcepaneevino.com
  • Phone: (858) 832-1518
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday 11 am - 11 pm, Friday and Saturday 11 am to Midnight. Formaggeria opens at 11 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Team of Chefs
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offer full service catering. You will be in the hands of our in house catering coordinator. Please call or come by to schedule a tasting.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our entire restaurant is available for private parties. Please contact us with any questions that you might have concerning your next event.
  • Private Party Contact: Steven Flowers (858) 832-1518

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rancho Diegueno Rd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Dolce has a private lot located directly in front of our restaurant in Rancho Santa Fe.
A word from Dolce Pane E Vino
Dolce is a high quality, inviting atmosphere and the perfect Ranch neighborhood hideaway. Intimate and lively, Dolce offers delicious California/Italian farm-to-table cuisine, fine wine and occasions for joyful gatherings. Our signature fare features fabulous small dishes and entrees prepared in the open kitchen's custom wood-burning oven. A full bar also features an impressive wine collection with hundreds of superb domestic and international selections. Inside, Dolce blends artisan sensibilities and rustic elegance with family-style shared tables offering a convivial dining experience. Outside, warm days and evenings make the Sunset Patio the perfect setting for wine tastings, afternoon brunch and dinner parties. Our sweet and knowledgeable team strives to provide the ultimate dining and wine experience in the true spirit of old world charm and hospitality, even our wines are sold at winery, not restaurant, prices. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerCalifornian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Outstanding food, service and atmosphere, like always. This is one of our very favorite spots. We brought guests, and they fell in love with Dolce also."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Great food, ambiance and service. Wine and dessert were the best."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The cioppino is just fantastic. I almost hesitate saying it, for fear that Dolce will be overrun with customers, it's that good. Pair that with an Italian red, and you have a truly memorable meal."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Probably the best cioppino that my wife or I have ever had. Simply delicious. Atmosphere is comfortable, the staff is always friendly. Dolce is one of our favorite spots for dinner."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Limited but excellent menu. The food was excellent as was the service. Friendly ambience. A bit pricy but not out of line."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Dolce Pan E Vino has very good foor, a pleasant atmosphere and a friendly staff. The "experience" is consistently very, very good."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "The food was beyond 5 stars and the service equally so. However the noise level was so bad that it was impossible to fully enjoy the experience. I would love to return and try again but only if I was guaranteed a cozy table outside. The food and the service is just too great to miss because of the noise."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Wonderful! I was so happy to get 4 of us in on Valentines Day! We all LOVED it. We will be back soon. The martinis were FANTASTIC made by bartender Mike I was told and WOW! Berries, Berries, Berries. The Salmon was great! The Rabbit lasagna that my husband had, (poor rabbit) was fantastic he said. The sides of mashed potatoes, artichokes were fantastic. Then, to top it off, the wine my husband ordered was not available, so, they gave him a bottle of better quality for the same price! Our friends ordered the bread pudding for desert and shared, mmmmmmmm! We will be back soon! Thank you for making our love celebration great. Sincerely, Janice Ann Monaco-Keller"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "4 girlfriends went out to dinner, one of them is a Food blogger, our reservation was at 6 p.m. and to our surprise at 9 the waiter told us the manager asked me tell you the next reservation is here and we need your table!! Outrageous nobody told us our reservation had a deadline!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Our group of six decided to go "family style" and share multiple appetizers and large plates and they were all delicious!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This was our second visit for dinner. We were a party of 4 but were seated at a "private" but uniquely shaped table for 8, so it was a little awkward. The food was delicious--bruschetta with fig and goat cheese, short rib sliders, gnocchi with sausage and peppers, flatbread with goat cheese, and Brussels sprouts lardon. Great amuse boushe(?) as well. The chocolate bread pudding was good as well but not as chocolate-y as I recall from our first visit. Our server was friendly but we would have preferred for him to send over a sommelier rather than pretend to know something about wines. It wasn't a big deal, but it was obvious to my guests, so again a little awkward. It was a nice evening other than that minor detail. We will be back!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "asked for a quiet table (emphasis on table) called to confirm quiet and table and inside. three days b4 resv. assured we'd have it...//ere seated at a small table suitable for two in the noisy bar area (the resv was for 3 people)"
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Fantastic neighborhood gem. Incredible wine sleection, great food, wonderful staff."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Loved the food and the ambiance was great but the very high noise level coming from the bar was just too much - made it less romantic and much less relaxing - this could have been a favorite but prob won't go back"
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "Excellent food (Carlsbad mussels, Margherita pane, fig bruschetta), drinks (Chopin vodka martinis), and service. Very nice decor."
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "Pretty good food, but very noisy (loud music) and it's expensive for what it is."
    Dined on 11/19/2013
  • "We ordered a number of small plates for the table and enjoyed them thoroughly. Unfortunately, we waited a little too long to order our main courses (because we wanted to see how full we were after the small plates) and their special of the night was already sold out. Fortunately, their substitute was (in my opinion) a much more appealing option. No one was disappointed and we all enjoyed a convivial evening!"
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "We had dinner with another couple and it was delightful. The food was very fresh and all plates were delicious. Extensive wine list and excellent craft beer selection. We LOVED the fig and goat cheese bruschetta, the short rib sliders, the mussels, and the prosciutto flatbread. The lamb chops were a tad overdone, but that could be my fault for ordering them medium-well. The double chocolate bread pudding was YUM! Our server was excellent. The patio is nice with fire pit and heaters but it is quite dark. Maybe if they put up twinkle lights it would help--lots of people were using there cellphones as flashlights to see the menu, food, bill. A true neighborhood gem. We will be back!!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "My lamb chops were a perfect medium-rare and my husband's flatbread was delicious. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary, and our cousin works there and was our server - it was a very special evening."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Very good food here. Service could use some polish."
    Dined on 8/17/2013
  • "We loved the food, wine, service, atmosphere and attitude of the staff. Fantastic night. We will be back!"
    Dined on 8/15/2013
  • "Our waiter was extremely attentive. He knew what to recommend. The wine list is extensive. We choose the cheese and meat plate for two, which was delicious! The caramel pudding was a perfect ending. Lovely atmosphere. Can't wait to go again."
    Dined on 7/20/2013