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Dolce Vita

500 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX, 77006, United States
TEL: (713) 520-8222

An overnight success when it opened in 2006, Dolce Vita, which occupies a rambling two-story Victorian house, feels like a private—but very welcoming—club for the young and hip Montrose denizens who swarm here every evening, spilling out onto the restaurant's jasmine-covered patio. A casual spin-off of the tony Da Marco (a few blocks west, at 1520 Westheimer), Dolce Vita is an upscale pizza parlor, but what pizza it is: rustic, crisp, thin-crust wonders baked in a wood-fired oven. Go vegetarian (cauliflower, broccoli rabe, garlic), or order your pie topped with thinly sliced prosciutto and plump sausage. If you're not yet ready to cry basta, try the truffle toast, grilled rib eye with asparagus and risotto, pumpkin-and-goat-cheese croquettes, or ricotta-and-spinach gnocchi.

Insider Tip:

If you come between 8 and 10 p.m., when the ground floor rooms in the old house can be deafening, escape to one of the quieter corners upstairs

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Monday - Closed
  • Noisy
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Parking Fee
  • Parking Available
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Pizza

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