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Dolce Veloce

10826 Fairfax Blvd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-385-1226
www.dolceveloce.com

CUISINE Italian

PRICE Under $12

HOURS Lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday

DELIVERY No

TAKEOUT No

NVM AWARDS Best Bargain Restaurant 2012

NEARBY METRO None

SPECIAL FEATURES

Lunch
Dinner


RESTAURANT SNAPSHOT
Lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday


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NVM Review

Risotto ai Gamberi

(March 2012)

By Warren Rojas

Over the past two decades, Chef/restaurateur Giuseppe Ricciardi has, on the same narrow slice of pavement, succesfully nurtured: a family-style restaurant (Dolce Vita, still there), an Italian deli/market (Sfizi Cafe, which has since relocated to Falls Church), a satellite dining hall (Cantina, still there), and now, an easygoing wine bar Dolce Veloce. His formula for success: K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid.) DV does just that, enticing patrons with modestly proportioned but carefully executed Italian cichetti (think: tapas). Cheese-stuffed zucchini rolls and truffled orecchiette were tasty, but we’ll return for risotto laced with sauteed onion, crisp pancetta and melted fontina, all flanked by bronzed and butteflied jumbo shrimp. Mangia!

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