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Donatello's

Haarlemmerstraat 20, 2312 GA Leiden, The Netherlands
071-5147938
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Ranked #109 of 152 restaurants in Leiden
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- May 7, 2014
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

After having eaten here before, we were used to the good quality of the pastas and the quick service. However, when we came here yesterday for a quick bite to eat, we waited for almost half an hour before the waitress came to take our order and that was only because we called her to our table. The pastas were... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

simple but very good. i've had a number of dishes and pizza here. all were good. great, actually, if one factors in the price... i really like the pasta dish with shrimp(it's called something else on the menu...something with the word gamba in it...gambino?). i usu ask them to add a touch more garlic... their pizza is decent(again, i grew... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

A good place to have a pizza for a very reasonable price. Friendly staff and the pizzas, although certainly not on the top list, there are higher quality places in Leiden, are quite cheap. Also a nice restaurant so it beats most pizza delivery companies, not to mention the Albert Hein pizzas (people who gave this place a bad rating... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We used to eat here years ago when we were students, but hadn't been back for years. We decided to try again, but we were very disappointed. The pizzas were not tasty at all. If you want to eat a good Italian pizza in Leiden, go to Karalis.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I visited Donatello's with a colleague and was very impressed. Perfect pizzas and quick friendly and un fussy servers!

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We have lived in Leiden for almost 20 yrs and never went to this restaurant. Tried it since it was the only pizza restaurant open on Mondays! Pleasantly surprised. Good service, reasonable prices. Pizza was good / not great, pasta was also very reasonable. This is a good place for families, lots of students, informal though nice interior. It looks... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

okay quality for an ok price. if you're on a budget, this is definitely the place to go. place can get quite noisy when it's busy

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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321 reviews 321 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Somehow, over the past years , the pizza 's have shrunk and some of my favorite toppings have disappeared, but still it is okay to eat a quick pizza here. (if it is really busy and people are waiting to get seated at the bar: just leave... It isn't worth the wait though). Don't go for amazing tastes, brilliant wines... More

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Denver
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We were in Leiden for 3 days and ate at Donatello's twice. We were told about the restaurant by a local, and It was packed. We were the only tourist there. Didn't eat the pizza, but the pasta dishes and the steak my wife had was excellent. Not fine cuisine, but simple, inexpensive down-home comfort food. Just what you need... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

We were looking for a quick and cheap restaurant in Leiden, and we remembered that Donatello's was just that. It was indeed cheap and quick, and while we expected the food not to be of top quality, it was actually much worse. The pizza I had tasted like they had found some old stock of frozen pizza crusts and heated... More

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