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2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Italian Restaurant

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food

This is probably the best restaurant in Donegal. The food and service were first class. Worth waiting for a table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
TKM981
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Perth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Perth, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is probably the best restaurant in Donegal. The food and service were first class. Worth waiting for a table.

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Barrie, Canada
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great authentic Italian cuisine with lovely atmosphere and really good service. We were a group of four and tried different appetizers and entrees. The pizza, and lobster linguine were delicious. Try it out, you will not be disappointed.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very nice service and quiet restaurant with great mussels, shrimp pizza! It was a great change from traditional Irish food.

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dallas
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had a nice dinner here. Nothing special but nice. I had the lasagna and my wife had a pizza. Both were good. The waiter was polite and the decor was nice. All in all a nice place just nothing really special about it.

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Kinlough, Leitrim, Ireland
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The perfect place for anyone looking for proper Italian cuisine - The Bella Donna is a lovely little restaurant with very tasty Italian food. If you are looking for a place for a nice meal or fine dining then look no further than the Bella Donna

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South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was my first visit but, not my last to this wee Italian restaurant. I had the spag Bol and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. Definitely, add this to my favorite restaurants in Donegal.

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Dubai
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were served by the owner of the restaurant - great service! I loved the steak and my husband really enjoyed his pasta dish. Our daughter's pasta was great as well. I know sounds weird to eat steak in an Italian restaurant but it was highly recommended by a local and was great. It was a slow and lazy night... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We visited this restaurant during an Easter break in Donegal. We picked the restaurant based on the very positive reviews on this site and we were expecting a good night out. Unfortunately what we experienced was very poor service and less than average food. The restaurant was busy and after waiting 20 minutes on a table we had booked, we... More 

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nice, france
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Dinner on Thursday evening Friendly welcome also aromatic food being prepared Il primo. Fritto misto Good My partner had linguine pescatora Good flavors lots of seafood.large portion I had rare sirloin large portion Slightly overcooked (which happens often in Ireland) server with tomato and garlic and again large portion of roast garlic baby potatoes Good bottle of sauvignon blanc from... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Such a surprise to find exquisite Italian food in Ireland! And, no joke, this is some of the best Italian we have had in a long time anywhere (and we are serious foodies) - plus a great atmosphere and wonderful service. My chicken Marsala was divine, my father's seafood risotto was teeming with a variety of shellfish, calamari, etc. (apparently... More 

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Additional Information about La Bella Donna

Address: 2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

Italian Restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?