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Dolce Norwalk

Norwalk , CT
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LOCATION

32 Weed Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 US (map)

PHONE

203-852-7329

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ABOUT US

A unique and timeless venue of style and class is your new Fairfield County Wedding & Event Destination.

Set on 66 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and woods, our hidden... Read more
A unique and timeless venue of style and class is your new Fairfield County Wedding & Event Destination.

Set on 66 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and woods, our hidden treasure captures the beauty and serenity of Connecticut with each and every season. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
60
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Describe your venue:
Ballroom, Historic, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Cake, Catering / Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s)
What event items are available?
Audio Equipment, Chair Covers, Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
60
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Local
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

REVIEWS

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Laura
Wedding:
5/7/2016
5.0/5.0
Dolce was not my original venue but when the Cobbs Mill Inn unexpectedly closed 9 weeks before my date they came in to save the day. It turned out to be better than I ever could have imagined. The grounds are gorgeous for photos with several options for ceremony sites, the food was impressive, they have very nice onsite accommodations and offer a buffet breakfast the next day.

The entire staff is wonderful but I must single out catering manager, Hazel Scudder, who coordinated everything for the day and she is an absolute pro. I had nothing to worry about and they day ran perfectly with her in charge.
Dolce was not my original venue but when the Cobbs Mill Inn unexpectedly closed 9 weeks before my date they came in to Read more...
Dolce was not my original venue but when the Cobbs Mill Inn unexpectedly closed 9 weeks before my date they came in to save the day. It turned out to be better than I ever could have imagined. The grounds are gorgeous for photos with several options for ceremony sites, the food was impressive, they have very nice onsite accommodations and offer a buffet breakfast the next day.

The entire staff is wonderful but I must single out catering manager, Hazel Scudder, who coordinated everything for the day and she is an absolute pro. I had nothing to worry about and they day ran perfectly with her in charge. Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
8/8/2015
5.0/5.0
The food and the venue were everything a bride (and her guests) could want. Hazel was AMAZING and the evening and festivities occurred without any drama! Scott and Marco in the beverage department and the chef (I forgot his name -- sorry) were EXCELLENT to work with. Thank you!!!! I would recommend them HIGHLY!!! We used the hotel and bar facilities as well as the banquet room and breakfast the next morning. Everything was FANTASTIC!!!!
The food and the venue were everything a bride (and her guests) could want. Hazel was AMAZING and the evening and Read more...
The food and the venue were everything a bride (and her guests) could want. Hazel was AMAZING and the evening and festivities occurred without any drama! Scott and Marco in the beverage department and the chef (I forgot his name -- sorry) were EXCELLENT to work with. Thank you!!!! I would recommend them HIGHLY!!! We used the hotel and bar facilities as well as the banquet room and breakfast the next morning. Everything was FANTASTIC!!!! Read less
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Linley
Wedding:
6/20/2015
5.0/5.0
Having my entire wedding weekend at the Dolce Norwalk was the best decision I ever made. The entire year and a half leading up to the wedding from the large room block to the 3 parties of over 150 people, planning was seamless thanks to Hazel Scudder. She was incredibly organized, easy to work with, personable, flexible, and truly made our weekend perfect. The staff throughout the weekend was incredibly accommodating particularly Patricia, who made sure the weekend itself was seamless, low stress and amazing. The grounds at the Dolce are gorgeous and made for an incredibly beautiful and fun filled weekend for all of our guests. The rooms are pristine. The food at each event was more delicious than the next. There is something for everyone at the dolce. From Bocce, to Tennis, to Pool, to Basketball, to walking trails, the enormous bar and incredible staff…I can’t say enough. I just wish I could spend every weekend at the Dolce! Special thanks again to Hazel for being so incredible, professional and organized.
Having my entire wedding weekend at the Dolce Norwalk was the best decision I ever made. The entire year and a half Read more...
Having my entire wedding weekend at the Dolce Norwalk was the best decision I ever made. The entire year and a half leading up to the wedding from the large room block to the 3 parties of over 150 people, planning was seamless thanks to Hazel Scudder. She was incredibly organized, easy to work with, personable, flexible, and truly made our weekend perfect. The staff throughout the weekend was incredibly accommodating particularly Patricia, who made sure the weekend itself was seamless, low stress and amazing. The grounds at the Dolce are gorgeous and made for an incredibly beautiful and fun filled weekend for all of our guests. The rooms are pristine. The food at each event was more delicious than the next. There is something for everyone at the dolce. From Bocce, to Tennis, to Pool, to Basketball, to walking trails, the enormous bar and incredible staff…I can’t say enough. I just wish I could spend every weekend at the Dolce! Special thanks again to Hazel for being so incredible, professional and organized. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding reception at Dolce. It is a great choice! Dolce is a secluded countryside hotel. There is a pond with bridge and fountain which is a perfect venue to take photos. The cocktail and the reception rooms are elegantly decorated. The catering manager, Hazel, is so nice and helpful. She also makes sure that my husband and I eat something during the reception. My guests who stayed at Dolce liked the hotel room and service.
We had our wedding reception at Dolce. It is a great choice! Dolce is a secluded countryside hotel. There is a pond with Read more...
We had our wedding reception at Dolce. It is a great choice! Dolce is a secluded countryside hotel. There is a pond with bridge and fountain which is a perfect venue to take photos. The cocktail and the reception rooms are elegantly decorated. The catering manager, Hazel, is so nice and helpful. She also makes sure that my husband and I eat something during the reception. My guests who stayed at Dolce liked the hotel room and service. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
6/6/2015
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good things about Hazel and this venue. From start to finish, planning with Hazel was extremely easy and everything was perfect. I received many comments from guests on how wonderful the food was and what a beautiful venue Dolce is. All of the servers and bartenders were super nice and checked in to make sure everything was going well. Even the breakfast the next morning was great! Would not have changed a single thing. I can honestly say the quality of my wedding surpassed even my expectations - A++!!! Thank you!!
I can't say enough good things about Hazel and this venue. From start to finish, planning with Hazel was extremely easy Read more...
I can't say enough good things about Hazel and this venue. From start to finish, planning with Hazel was extremely easy and everything was perfect. I received many comments from guests on how wonderful the food was and what a beautiful venue Dolce is. All of the servers and bartenders were super nice and checked in to make sure everything was going well. Even the breakfast the next morning was great! Would not have changed a single thing. I can honestly say the quality of my wedding surpassed even my expectations - A++!!! Thank you!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Dolce provided a top-level experience in every department for our wedding. The grounds are pastoral and tranquil. All of our guests could not believe that a place like this exists in a such a convenient location. It is a great kept secret. I cannot even begin to say enough about how helpful Hazel was from the beginning of our planning right through the reception. She alone is a reason to have your wedding at Dolce. The ceremony was beautifully positioned right at their special tree on the hill. All of our requests were carried out to a tee. Food was delicious and freshly prepared. You need to see this place in action to believe it. I really do not believe that you can find a better venue with the value for your money and total package. Guest rooms are comfortable and peaceful. You will be very impressed since they do everything right.
Dolce provided a top-level experience in every department for our wedding. The grounds are pastoral and tranquil. All of Read more...
Dolce provided a top-level experience in every department for our wedding. The grounds are pastoral and tranquil. All of our guests could not believe that a place like this exists in a such a convenient location. It is a great kept secret. I cannot even begin to say enough about how helpful Hazel was from the beginning of our planning right through the reception. She alone is a reason to have your wedding at Dolce. The ceremony was beautifully positioned right at their special tree on the hill. All of our requests were carried out to a tee. Food was delicious and freshly prepared. You need to see this place in action to believe it. I really do not believe that you can find a better venue with the value for your money and total package. Guest rooms are comfortable and peaceful. You will be very impressed since they do everything right. Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
There aren't enough words to convey just how awesome and amazing our wedding at Dolce Norwalk was. We still have friends and family telling us that our wedding was the best they've ever been to.
Hazel was beyond amazing at handling any questions or concerns I had - big or small, and even coordinated with a past bride to get us an arch for our ceremony so we would not have to pay extra to rent one. She kept everything running efficiently and everyone loved her - she also made sure my husband and I ate our meals - something a lot of places don't do!
We had a personal server for our sweetheart table that took such good care of us. I was not able to finish my entire dinner and the kitchen graciously heated it up and had it brought down to our suite for me when the reception was over. Allyson was there and ready to handle whatever request we had.
The venue itself was beautiful. We were supposed to have an outdoor ceremony but due to rain had to be moved inside. Hazel worked with us the week of to find a "Plan B" location we really loved, and her and her team gave us until the last possible second to make a call on indoor/outdoor (ceremony at 5:30 we decided at 4:30). The setup of the event space with all our decorations and personal touches was absolutely perfect as well.
To top it off, the food was amazing. Guests are still raving about it - from our tasting, to cocktail hour, to dinner we never had one food item that didn't blow us away.
Dolce Norwalk also coordinated our rehearsal dinner (an outdoor BBQ which is very much our style) and accommodated us with s'mores for friends and family by a fire pit as a welcome event for the weekend.
You get so much for what you pay for and it's not only because Dolce Norwalk is a well run event space but because they truly treat every bride and groom (and their guests) as if they are family.
There aren't enough words to convey just how awesome and amazing our wedding at Dolce Norwalk was. We still have friends Read more...
There aren't enough words to convey just how awesome and amazing our wedding at Dolce Norwalk was. We still have friends and family telling us that our wedding was the best they've ever been to.
Hazel was beyond amazing at handling any questions or concerns I had - big or small, and even coordinated with a past bride to get us an arch for our ceremony so we would not have to pay extra to rent one. She kept everything running efficiently and everyone loved her - she also made sure my husband and I ate our meals - something a lot of places don't do!
We had a personal server for our sweetheart table that took such good care of us. I was not able to finish my entire dinner and the kitchen graciously heated it up and had it brought down to our suite for me when the reception was over. Allyson was there and ready to handle whatever request we had.
The venue itself was beautiful. We were supposed to have an outdoor ceremony but due to rain had to be moved inside. Hazel worked with us the week of to find a "Plan B" location we really loved, and her and her team gave us until the last possible second to make a call on indoor/outdoor (ceremony at 5:30 we decided at 4:30). The setup of the event space with all our decorations and personal touches was absolutely perfect as well.
To top it off, the food was amazing. Guests are still raving about it - from our tasting, to cocktail hour, to dinner we never had one food item that didn't blow us away.
Dolce Norwalk also coordinated our rehearsal dinner (an outdoor BBQ which is very much our style) and accommodated us with s'mores for friends and family by a fire pit as a welcome event for the weekend.
You get so much for what you pay for and it's not only because Dolce Norwalk is a well run event space but because they truly treat every bride and groom (and their guests) as if they are family. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Brianne
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Dolce Norwalk was the perfect setting for our reception. We loved that people could stay there and it was more private and personal than a hotel. The grounds are beautiful and in addition to the ballroom they also have a cool bar area with pool tables and shuffleboard that was a fabulous spot for our after party. Hazel, their wedding coordinator, was extremely reliable and responsive and allowed us to do almost anything we wanted (bring in our own linens, chairs, etc) and got us everything we needed during our reception. Our guests are still commenting on the amazing food, beautiful setting, and friendliness of the staff. I could not have had a better wedding reception and I only hope someone else I know gets married there so I can enjoy the Dolce experience again!
Dolce Norwalk was the perfect setting for our reception. We loved that people could stay there and it was more private and Read more...
Dolce Norwalk was the perfect setting for our reception. We loved that people could stay there and it was more private and personal than a hotel. The grounds are beautiful and in addition to the ballroom they also have a cool bar area with pool tables and shuffleboard that was a fabulous spot for our after party. Hazel, their wedding coordinator, was extremely reliable and responsive and allowed us to do almost anything we wanted (bring in our own linens, chairs, etc) and got us everything we needed during our reception. Our guests are still commenting on the amazing food, beautiful setting, and friendliness of the staff. I could not have had a better wedding reception and I only hope someone else I know gets married there so I can enjoy the Dolce experience again! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Kathy
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Dolce Norwalk is a fabulous place to have a wedding. The facility is visually beautiful....the approach to the entry is a long winding road that passes a barn, pond, fountain, and acres of grasses, trees, etc. The building is a brick structure that is very attractive looking. Before you drive to the entryway you see the outdoor patio where the cocktail hour can take place, weather permitting. Very pretty with lots of tables and umbrellas. The entry is very welcoming and the staff pleasant, helpful and totally accommodating. Our wedding was in the ballroom and it was decorated so beautifully. Every detail that we planned was executed just the way we asked for it to be. The set up, etc., all done so nicely. We brought our own framed pictures, candles, etc. and asked that they be placed in specific places by the staff and they were done exactly as we wanted. The food was outstanding and everyone loved it. The word we kept hearing all night was "perfection". We were extremely happy with everything. It was Hazel Scudder who helped us plan our Dolce wedding and she was wonderful to work with. She is a person who totally loves her job and it shows. Anything we asked of her she did. She knows her job inside and out. It was a very happy day for our family and guests. We would totally recommend Dolce to others.
Dolce Norwalk is a fabulous place to have a wedding. The facility is visually beautiful....the approach to the entry is a Read more...
Dolce Norwalk is a fabulous place to have a wedding. The facility is visually beautiful....the approach to the entry is a long winding road that passes a barn, pond, fountain, and acres of grasses, trees, etc. The building is a brick structure that is very attractive looking. Before you drive to the entryway you see the outdoor patio where the cocktail hour can take place, weather permitting. Very pretty with lots of tables and umbrellas. The entry is very welcoming and the staff pleasant, helpful and totally accommodating. Our wedding was in the ballroom and it was decorated so beautifully. Every detail that we planned was executed just the way we asked for it to be. The set up, etc., all done so nicely. We brought our own framed pictures, candles, etc. and asked that they be placed in specific places by the staff and they were done exactly as we wanted. The food was outstanding and everyone loved it. The word we kept hearing all night was "perfection". We were extremely happy with everything. It was Hazel Scudder who helped us plan our Dolce wedding and she was wonderful to work with. She is a person who totally loves her job and it shows. Anything we asked of her she did. She knows her job inside and out. It was a very happy day for our family and guests. We would totally recommend Dolce to others. Read less
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Tracy
Wedding:
9/10/2011
5.0/5.0
We are so very happy that we selected Dolce for our wedding. Working with Hazel (who manages all wedding events) was such a pleasure. She is a wonderful person, very responsive, flexible and has so many fantastic suggestions to help make your day special. The venue itself was the ultimate convenience because we were able to have the ceremony (on the beautiful grounds outside), cocktail hour (on the terrace), reception, late night celebration at The Bar, and hotel rooms all in one place without the feeling of a regular hotel.
We are so very happy that we selected Dolce for our wedding. Working with Hazel (who manages all wedding events) was such Read more...
We are so very happy that we selected Dolce for our wedding. Working with Hazel (who manages all wedding events) was such a pleasure. She is a wonderful person, very responsive, flexible and has so many fantastic suggestions to help make your day special. The venue itself was the ultimate convenience because we were able to have the ceremony (on the beautiful grounds outside), cocktail hour (on the terrace), reception, late night celebration at The Bar, and hotel rooms all in one place without the feeling of a regular hotel. Read less
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