La Dolce Vita of Belmar
The story of La Dolce Vita began five decades ago in a small town in the hills of Sicily. It is from here that co-owner Giuseppe Salpietro brings authentic cuisine, traditions and customs, which come from centuries of good living. La Dolce Vita believes in bringing this passion for Dolce Vita, translates to mean the sweet life, into every dish that leaves our kitchen. It is our goal to make every customer feel like part of our very own family. We at La Dolce Vita believe in family and invite you and your family in to our Restaurant to experience a variety of fantastic tastes to please every palate.
Billy's Seafood Risotto
Risotto with gulf shrimp, calamari, scallops, mussels & clams, finished with a touch of fresh tomato and cream
Ditalini pasta and white kidney beans, pancetta prepared our special way
Homemade Meatball Sliders
Three homemade mini-meatball sandwiches, served in a Pomodoro sauce & topped with shredded mozzarella cheese
Was a great evening, ambiance was nice… was a little noisy but tolerable!
Down fall was for my girlfriend was the ladies bathroom was out of service and the men’s was the only in service!
We sat outside since I had to bring my small dog. My 3 guests and myself still rave about it. The food was delicious and the service (George was fabulous) were top notch.
This was our second time visiting from Philadelphia. Can't wait to return.
Protected ocean view. Great staff. Great food. Felt like a vacation - without the summer crowds. Go now. Everybody loves La Dolce Vita.
Good Italian food. I liked the penne vodka. My husband had veal francaise and said it was very tender. Often times you can tell how good an Italian restaurant is by their veal.
Excellent from hostess to waiter to lovely busing person. Food was delicious along with drinks. Will be back
Food and service were great!
Great location, prices and food quantity and quality
Was lucky to get reservations for 4 24 hr in advance. Love the food and atmosphere and brought friends for their first time. However, when we arrived, we were seated in the adjacent Terrazo restaurant. That was disappointing. The room was hot, the waiter was drenched in his sweat. In the Covid environment this was concerning. Food and value were excellent. Will be cautious to ensure we are in the requested area next time.
very noisy crowded, no social distancing between diners
If going for Italian food, Dolce Vita has many dishes to choose from.
Beef, (meat), fish, seafood.
We liked the tent seating. Our waiter Matteo was excellent. Ahi tuna was superb. The salads were disappointing as they were drenched in sweet dressing. No one needs that much salad dressing and it ruined the greens. I love a good tossed salad but if you do not know how to serve a proper salad, put the dressing on the side please.
The atmosphere was very lively. Our server was very attentive and nice. The food was excellent and the portions were generous. We have been coming here for years and will continue to do so.
Always worth the trip to Belmar for this fabulous restaurant. The food is fabulous and the customer service surpasses any establishment on the Jersey Shore.
Our first time at La Dolce Vita and it won't be our last. The Pasta Fagioli was perfect. The wife and I had the Salmon stuffed with crabmeat - also excellent. Busy place - make a reservation.
We went here for our anniversary knowing we would receive great Italian food and service, we were not disappointed!
Diane @ the front desk was exceptionally cheery & helpful!
Worth the trip
We went to you tonight to experience restaurant week. We were told we cannot mix our orders between restaurant week and the regular menu and the whole table had to order from the same menu because they were coming from separate kitchens. I ordered the borata and cold meat tray. The borata was sour. They took it back and brought me a new one. I also ordered the pork Oso Buco. When that arrived the pork was literally frozen in the middle. Everyone else’s meal was wonderful but the frozen meat was not only inedible but disappointing to know their meals are frozen not fresh! The manager did offer to heat it up for me. Extremely disappointed
La Dolce Vita is one of our favorite restaurants for special occasions. It was nice to get out after going through the problems of the past year. We opted for lunch there for our 51sr wedding anniversary.
It was slightly noisier than normal as it was a nice day and Belmar was quite busy. Maybe the only complaint was we thought the tables were to close together.
Wonderful service. Food quality very good. Cocktails very good. Price slightly high.
Went for happy hour and sat in the bar. Our server was excellent, even while tending a very busy bar. The little appetizers available at happy hour were uniformly tasty and only $5 each. We had a great time!
Very good and great service
Great venue for a very special occasion. Perfect considering the current restrictions!
Very nice. Food and service was excellent. Music was a tad too loud.
It was our anniversary and it was a wonderful choice. We enjoyed the food and the service and the view.
Food was awesome and the vibe was great. our waiter Ben was tremendous. He was quick and made the dinner even more enjoyable. Another great meal at LDV!
Great service and the food was very good. The menu has a large selection.
Have had several holiday dinners here and the food and service is always excellent!
First although there is a view of the ocean, the space was extremely dated.
My drink came and the fruit in the drink had dirt on it. When the food came it was mediocre at best. My scampi had no flavor and the stuffed salmon did not have lump crab meat only some crabmeat mixed with breadcrumbs.
Not a happy experience for the price.
Great place to relax and dine with friends. Food was delicious. Can’t wait to go back.
Food was delicious! Service was on point-especially our server, Mateo!
I have been going to La Dolce for the past 8 years. Great prices on their price fix dinners and the food and service are wonderful. Definitely worth going to plus you can't beat the view of the ocean.
great selection on the menu
aimed to please
Rude hostess and service us just terrible. Too bad as view is nice and food isn’t bad.
Everything was outstanding! Had an issue a few years back but must of been an off night. Food and service was great
Everything was awesome the food our waiter everything 5 stars
Everything was very good! Not a BYOB, be prepared to pay a lot for a bottle of wine. A wine we always buy in liquor store for $13 was being charged $46. Other than that, all was delicious!
Always a great experience
Celebrating my birthday was made very special and food was superb!
It was great food great service and will love to come back :)
Very authentic and delicious Italian food and our server was very accommodating. Will definitely return.
La Dolce Vita of Belmar is rated 4.6 stars by 1273 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.