La Dolce Vita Ristorante
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La Dolce Vita~Recipes for Living the Sweet Life!


Owner and Executive Chef, Michelle Kenney
has had twenty five years of experience in the restaurant and catering business. Together with her mother, Gerry Moreno, they owned La Dolce Vita Trattoria, Deli, Gourmet grocery and Catering Service. This Hollywood Beach (in Channel Islands Harbor) icon was an integral part of the beach community.
With the succes of the Port Hueneme location, the family business continues its tradition of a warm inviting atmosphere and gracious service. Michelle took the opportunity to live in New England for several years to expand her experience in the food business. Michelle has worked every aspect of the restaurant business. From Large banquets at the Mystic Hilton to bartending, serving and supervising a large staff. All of this experience brings quality and assurance to every event that is prepared by Michelle and her staff. Our clients know that all of their needs are met when they select La Dolce Vita for their catering and events.
We have received numerous awards and accolades over the years that have kept the La Dolce Vita family at the top of the list for catering and events. Our staff will arrange every aspect of your event from set up to clean up and everything in between. Our experience will make you feel completely at ease with leaving everything to us. We have had a restaurant and catering business in the area for over a quarter of a century. That's experience and longevity you can count on!
Come and savor the La Dolce Vita experience at our beautiful Ristorante at Heritage Square in Downtown Oxnard. This hidden jewel has had a positive impact on the area as the best Italian and Mediterranean Restaurant in the west county. Our naturally prepared food is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. We have an extensive wine list and a wonderful bar with a highly trained staff to make the La Dolce Vita experience a truly memorable one. Savor the Sweet Life!


Generations devoted to serving naturally prepared International Cuisine with an Italian ~ Mediterranean flair!

Owner and Executive Chef, Michelle Kenney has had twenty five years of experience in the restaurant and catering business. Together with her mother, Gerry Moreno, they owned La Dolce Vita Trattoria, Deli, Gourmet grocery and Catering Service. This Hollywood Beach (in Channel Islands Harbor) icon was an integral part of the beach community.

With the success of the Port Hueneme location, the family business continues its tradition of a warm inviting atmosphere and gracious service. Michelle took the opportunity to live in New England for several years to expand her experience in the food business. Michelle has worked every aspect of the restaurant business.

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From Large banquets at the Mystic Hilton to bar tending, serving and supervising a large staff. All of this experience brings quality and assurance to every event that is prepared by Michelle and her staff. Our clients know that all of their needs are met when they select La Dolce Vita for their catering and events.

We have received numerous awards and accolades over the years that have kept the La Dolce Vita family at the top of the list for catering and events. Our staff will arrange every aspect of your event from set up to clean up and everything in between. Our experience will make you feel completely at ease with leaving everything to us. We have had a restaurant and catering business in the area for over a quarter of a century. That's experience and longevity you can count on!

Come and savor the La Dolce Vita experience at our beautiful Ristorante at Heritage Square in Downtown Oxnard. This hidden jewel has had a positive impact on the area as the best Italian and Mediterranean Restaurant in the west county. Our naturally prepared food is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. We have an extensive wine list and a wonderful bar with a highly trained staff to make the La Dolce Vita experience a truly memorable one. Savor the Sweet Life!