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Haarlemmerstraat 20, 2312 GA Leiden, The Netherlands
071-5147938
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I used to go here a lot when I first arrived in Leiden but after a while I stopped going completely as there are way better alternatives. Donatello's is a really popular place among students - mostly due to the cheap prices. It can get really crowded if you come later than the average Dutch person... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Kathrin M
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Bonn, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Allthough my son got ill before the dinner was served (so no relation with food upmeals re), we enjoyed the (because of that) quick meal. The service was very pleasant.

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Bonn, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I used to go here a lot when I first arrived in Leiden but after a while I stopped going completely as there are way better alternatives. Donatello's is a really popular place among students - mostly due to the cheap prices. It can get really crowded if you come later than the average Dutch person (6ish). The food is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Food here was so good we came back for every night of our stay. Lovely warm atmosphere ,friendly service and very reasonable prices. Would recommend the calzone.

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Bimingham
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53 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Perfvectly OK Pizza . Waitress was pleasant . Service was good . But it wasnt busy . Nothing to add really

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Price is good. Service is terrible. No one shows you to your table. Ordered starters that never showed and got derisory apologies. Ordered a beer before my main and it didn't come till after I'd finished eating. Asked for dessert menus, they never arrived. Waitresses are disorganised and seem feckless with no one apparently supervising. Food was good and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is not interesting. The food is obviously not home made, a bit bland, so nothing interesting. It IS very cheap though, which kind of makes up for it. Service is done by a bunch of students, of which the majority is bored out of their minds. (Understandably) So just meh.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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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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67 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Haarlemmerstraat 20, 2312 GA Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 071-5147938

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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