Dodici Restaurant

4.5
526 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
DODICI - Located in the heart of Rockville Centre, New York. Dodici is a testament to the authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Our extensive wine list and relaxing setting combined with the mouthwatering food, makes Dodici a unique dining experience on Long Island.
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WilliamS
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Dodici did Solid job , Not easy under current conditions in the dining industry.

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vipNina
New England
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food5service4ambience4

Frequent customer. Love the food. Updated decor is lovely. Unfortunately the noise level was intolerable. Loud club-like music was playing (never noticed that before).
Fully packed with patrons added to the noise level. Could not converse with dinner guests.

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JesicaH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as my dinner was amazing.

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vipbossarch
New York Area
56 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a great meal

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience2

Sadly not the Dodici we remember. The service was excellent and our server remembered us from years back when we were regulars, dining at Dodici weekly. Unfortunately the food like the new decor was a bit bland. My husband had a whole Branzino which was roasted but lacked flavor and was served with one tiny wedge of potato. I had a Fusilli and lobster special which was incredibly tasteless. The so called “long fusilli” were a pile of unmanageable noodles in a bland broth with a piece of “chicken lobster” that was gone in two bites. The stuffed zucchini flowers appetizer was good with the flowers nicely prepared and flavorful but the bed of greens it was served upon could have used a more intense dressing to compliment the main attraction. Perhaps they should dim the lights, lower the music and find a chef who could brighten up the flavors and presentation of the food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is hands down super!👍🏿

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RebeccaB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there but definitely not the last time! We loved Dodici!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daughters 19th birthday

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vipSusanD
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit to Dodici, and we will definitely return. The restaurant is beautiful, the food was delicious, and our server, Giovanni, made us feel like we were guests in his home. It was a wonderful experience; thank you, Dodici!

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vipJoannM
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant ,appealing wine list. Brick oven pizza, Pastas delicious . Specials yummy

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and service as always!

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vipGloria
New York Area
85 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Inventive menu with quality ingredients, outstanding preparation, very good variety and excellent service. Welcome back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and very good food

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vipLovechocolate
New York Area
297 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

10 years later, we are back and it’s as great as it used to be. The staff is impeccable, delicious bread, food, my fave chocolate gelato da bomb!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Understaffed but good… the staff was overwhelmed but as always we’ll be back

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Brian
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Service was perfect. Great crowd!

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vipSimoneP
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service with a very attentive waiter and a wonderful meal. A bit noisy but not enough to spoil the evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Slow service - the only person we could get attention of was the bus boy - he was able to get us cracked pepper, salt, and even our waiter.
We didn’t get drinks for close to 8-10 minutes and when we did the waiter told us that our wine was not available….when actually it was!
Food was mixed - chicken was dry and on the bone (not expected).
Maybe they aren’t ready to be at full capacity!

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vipmargaretl
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Good food, great service from the hostesses, the waiters, the bus boys, the manager, the bartender; all so attentive and friendly! I have become a regular! Dodicis’ will not disappoint!!! Enjoy!!!

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vipJoannM
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time here, specials of day fried zucchini flowers just perfect !! Pizza guy was out but his fill in did a good job of the wood oven. Wines by glass very nice . Can’t wait to return and try the fried calamari with cherry peppers 😁

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Meryl
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Like the new redo but you could have improved the noise level. Food was generally very good but the service was lacking. I think the waiter was spread too thin. It felt like we were forgotten.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fathers Day

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vipGarywasthere
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

As soon as you walk in you realize nothing has changes since before the Covid. IT"S STILL LOUD, LOUD, LOUD. The restaurant was closed for a year This is a classic Italian, correct? Don't play 1980s Disco music! It's just wrong for the ambiance

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vipJoannM
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Food was delicious , brick oven pizza and zucchini flowers perfect . Great wine selection .Nice ambiance and service.

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vipoperabuff
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service was extremely sloppy and slow but otherwise a good restairant

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vipLillianK
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Very noisy but pretty place… everyone very pleasant…
Main course very slow to come out and just average. Fish was dry and chicken was over cooked.
Very pricey for what you are getting.
Very different place from years ago.

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vipLetitia
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

I had requested a candle in my friend's dessert ( birthday dinner). No candle on dessert.
had to ask twice for our menus and twice for some butter. Food was quite delicious and room was pleasant. I have eaten there before with better service.
Waiter was unsure about our order and came back to ask again about entree orders.

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vipbossarch
New York Area
56 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great meal as usual. Service was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our go-to’s for date night, out with our kids or a big crowd. You’re treated well and the food never disappoints. The recent renovations have really made the experience there even better.

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WilliamS
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Nice job by Dodici last night..had a good crowd and managed it very well..good timing between courses..only pizza came out tardy..

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Enjoyable I will go back

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall3food1service1ambience4

I have to premise my poor rating based on the fact that we never actually got to have dinner. Our reservation was for 8:15. The restaurant was very backed up on time, so we decided to have a drink at the bar. After waiting more then a half our, we decided to have dinner at the bar. Several other people were served around us and had their full dinners. We ordered our dinner and Zucchini flowers for appetizer. After another half hour, we were served the appetizer, which was delicious. But continued to wait to no avail for our dinner. The bartender said our food would be a few more minutes, but at this point it was almost 9:30 and we were done. The manager was very apologetic and did not charge us anything. He explained that they are very short on staff in the kitchen, and it would have been a better experience for us if we sat at a table. We have eaten here many times before and have always loved the experience. I am hoping this is only a one off experience, and it maybe better next time.

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Dian
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

i was a bit disappointed the menu on line is NOT the menu at the restaurant The menu on line was so much better The menu was very limited and really hard to decide what to eat...wasn't very appealing to me... It was very noisy.....service was OK Staff nice enough
might give them one more try but not anytime soon

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vipIdalucia
Philadelphia
175 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always find the food and service to be excellent. The VERY FRESH seafood salad and baked clams was an excellent start. Everyone enjoyed their msin courses which included the sea bass, the halibut, the parpardrlle with veal and the pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage.
For dessert, Ramon, our server, prepared our zabaglione tableside to perfection.

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LucianoR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was fantastic like usual!

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vipPatD
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Despite having a reservation we were asked to wait at the bar, where no space was available. We accepted a table offered (after we were told it would be a long wait if we didn’t) that was right behind the hostess desk that was right behind the front door. So the cold blew in every time someone went in or out. No wonder no one was sitting at it. At one point the manager bumped right in to me while he was at the desk. The noise level was so loud we almost had to shout to be heard. The good food did not cancel out these other problems. We won’t go back soon.

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vipJc3050
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently good food and service

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JenniferG
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was very good but expensive meal for what it was. The service was pretty good, we weren’t in a rush so it was fine

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great I would recommend this restaurant

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Dodici Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 526 OpenTable diners.

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