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Il Dolce Pizzeria

1902 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Costa Mesa | 949-200-9107

Location Description:

Roberto Bignes holds a certificate from the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, an Italian group of pizza makers that keeps track of this sort of thing. And at his modest square of a restaurant kitty-corner from Triangle Square, he skims ever closer and is seemingly determined on fine-tuning his pies toward the Neapolitan pizza ideal. His mozzarella is house-made. His olive oil, premium. And most important, when you bite into his crust, it crackles with the prickly sound of a million tiny molecular bonds breaking.

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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Tue - Fri 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sat 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sun 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Extra Info: Pizzas, $11-$16; pastas and other main dishes, $11-$28.
  • Features: Business Dining, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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