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Dolce Vita Cicchetti Wine Bar

10824 Fairfax Blvd. Send to Phone
This casual spot focuses on tasty Italian tapas and a range of wines.

Open Mon.-Thurs. 1:30 p.m.-10 p.m. & Fri.-Sat. 1:30 p.m.-11 p.m.

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Dolce Vita Cicchetti Wine Bar Restaurant Review

: Puzzled over the meaning of “cicchetti?” It’s Italian for “small plates,” the treats served at bars throughout Italy to accompany all those glasses of wine. Located in Fairfax next door to its sibling, longtime favorite Dolce Vita Cucina Italiana, this classy little eatery offers patrons a diverse selection of wines and bar drinks. But for nondrinkers, the draw is the contemporary Italian fare, such as a delightful “pizza cone” made from a rolled-up crust stuffed with the likes of crumbled sausage, mozzarella or mushrooms. Favorites also include the arancini, fried rice balls filled with ragù meat and Fontina, and the ever-popular macinato, or ground Angus beef with melted cheese and fried onions. Since numerous wines are part and parcel of the venue’s appeal, be sure to discuss the best picks for your food.


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