Dolce Italian

4.6
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$31 to $50
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Dolce Italian is the winner of the 2015 Accolade “America’s Best New Restaurant” situated in the heart of Miami Beach on 17th and Collins at The Gale Hotel. Led by award winning Chef Paolo Dorigato, this charming Italian restaurant which received a 3-star review from the Miami Herald serves breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner with options for both indoor dining and al fresco dining on the outdoor patio and covered terrace with a fresh selection of pizzas, pastas, apps, salads and entrees. Dolce also offers private dining and catering for special events, both offsite and onsite throughout the property at The Gale Hotel on the Garden Rooftop, The Regent Cocktail Club and The Rec Room.

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vipCraig
Orlando
86 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great Italian food - great service- noisy but fun outside dining

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
16 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious. Lobster ravioli, the meatballs, busselsprouts. Exceptional. But, I forgot who was our main server. There was 5 of them serving. No personal touch, otherwise everything else was very good.

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sanfords
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Overpriced and mediocre food quality.
We had 3 spaghetti and one veal dinner along with a glass of house wine . The Bill was $250.00

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great service and quality of food here

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vipJackQ
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

good location in South Beach. food was very good. service was not so good. Instead of having one server the entire meal, it was more a rotating team approach. When that happens, there is lag time between one server and the next and on more than one occasion, we were stuck waiting for someone when we needed something.

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RudolphG
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was too hot to sit outside, so opted to sit in the dinning room and what a wonderful experience. It was very intimate, beautifully decorated, service was superb and the food delicious. Been back a few times but that was my first time inside and will definitely be returning.

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vipStuart
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are in South Beach for vacation. We love the restaurants here. We passed by Dolce the night before and loved the look of the outdoor seating so we made a reservation for the next night, March 1st. Wow...was it great! The food was as authentic as if you were sitting at an outdoor restaurant in Italy. And we’ve done that! The service was impeccable. Milana was our server and she was delightful. She was informative about the menu, and extremely personable. We felt comfortable just talking with her about many things. Before our entrees came, one of the managers of the restaurant came to our table with a plate of Lobster Ravioli compliments of the chef! A $28.00 entree. We were shocked as they had no reason to do this. It was amazing. Then our entrees came and we just chowed down. Staff kept coming to see how we were doing, and so did the managers. We so enjoyed how real they were and it just made our dining experience so memorable. We come to SOBE almost every year in late February to escape the Chicago winter for a week. We will definitely return to Dolce on our next visit and will tell our friends that have residences here or just come here to be sure and dine at Dolce!

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KateH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Loved it. Servers were a little pushy wanted to up sell us drinks and apps when we just wanted dinner. Would 100 percent go back

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NadineW
2 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Empfangsdame war sehr unfreundlich. Servicepersonal freundlich, man merkte aber, dass sie den Gast möglichst rasch abfertigen möchten. Legte uns ohne zu verlangen die Rechnung hin als wir keinen Dessert nahmen. Essen war sehr gut!

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RudolphG
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was utterly delicious, great service, would definitely return!

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vipErinD
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Awesome waiter he was very attentive

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vipGreatexperience2018
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing gem hidden in the Gale Hotel. Awesome food service and great ambience Will be back

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vipmaestro
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Not as good as when you dine in the evening, but okay for a quick fix

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vipRobertM
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant, great food, nice atmosphere and location.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were looking for a quiet, romantic place near Miami Beach for dinner. Dolce did not disappoint! Excellent food and the service was phenomenal!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience3

I was here around the holidays and it was much better. Very disappointing experience this time. Food was subpar and served cold. Wanted to get up and leave after appetizers but our waitress was so nice I felt too bad to do that. Not going back here. Wouldn’t recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was amazing. They were perfect

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GP10
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

delicious good choices, different types of italian food, not the same as boring places. great service and fun drink options.

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vipPopS
New England
45 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

standard Italian food. well prepared (no surprises! ) - good service... street-front dining in Miami Beach is very enjoyable and fun

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vipMelissaD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!

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vipSarahT
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A perfect evening.

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kristinac
Miami
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just overall a great restaurants and had great food and service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

anniversary/Valentine’s Day

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vipcountrycuisine
Caribbean
31 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience3

I advised ahead that I was gluten free. Waitress had no interest in accommodating . Said gluten free pasta coukdn’t be guaranteed gluten free. Nothing at all to ni bble on while table mates ate bread. Grnerally uncooperative and unconcerned about this ussue, as if it were a fad diet. I will never go back there.

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rlsobe
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Went for Brunch on Sunday. Not enough variety on the menu but everything everyone ordered was very good and so was the service. A little pricey for what you get

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vipMaryPat
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Need to bring back pizzas at dinner. Menu is lacking without them.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A new favorite of ours while we’re in Miami

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vipDaveK
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great meal. Amazing food.

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vipscott
St. Louis
61 reviews