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2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 39
    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
Nice little restaurant

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
rcajun
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dallas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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dallas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We in our forth week of travelling UK and Ireland, and happily stumbled upon this restaurant. We needed an Italian fix! We were warmly received and seated by the owner (yes, Italian..a good sign), were served promptly with a delicious pasta dish, salad and wine. The ambiance was warm and comfy in a distinctly modern style. Price was reasonable and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Staff were so friendly and the food was the best I have had. Was so good we made sure we stopped back for another night on our way bake to Galway

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We popped in hoping to get a table without booking ,they have a little area at the back of the restaurant where you can sit over a drink and browse the menu at your leisure .our food was beautiful ,well presented .thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience .

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

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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?