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Caffe Dolce Vita Restaurant Review: Many restaurants promise a taste of the good life epitomized by European café society: Caffe Dolce Vita actually delivers. Located on Federal Hill’s DePasquale Plaza, this is the place to linger over an alfresco meal on a hot summer evening, but even in the dead of December we feel transported, Vespa-like, to the streets of Italy. The faux-Modernist décor appeals without being pretentious; it’s a good setting for a glass of Chianti, a shared salad and garlic bread, and main courses of homemade ravioli and linguine Bolognese. What’s especially sweet about Caffe Dolce Vita is that it offers three meals a day: try the waffles Foster for breakfast with a cup of espresso or cappuccino; the three-course, $14.95 fixed-price lunch; there’s a $49.95 fixed-price, three-course dinner, too. Desserts include imported gelato, a "secret-recipe" tiramisu and cannoli. The food-sated can retire comfortably upstairs to the boutique Hotel Dolce Villa or walk it off on always-entertaining Atwells Avenue, the heart of Italian Providence.