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Donato Enoteca

1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
+1 650-701-1000
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Ranked #4 of 237 Restaurants in Redwood City
Price range: $8 - $28
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Middlefield and Main
Description: Set in the heart of downtown Redwood City, Donato Enoteca offers true and honest contemporary Italian cuisine from Executive Chef Donato Scotti that changes weekly determined by the freshest available seasonal produce. Homemade pastas, wood-burning oven pizzas, meat and fish courses are available, executed in an authentic yet modern way. The menu spans every region of Italy and incorporates artisanal products, such as fresh imported burrata, prosciutto, grappa and olive oil. Other in-house specialties include sausages, mostarda and lamb prosciutto. The wine list focuses on smaller-production boutique wineries from Italy, California and France.
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English first
San Francisco, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant is the right place to go for a special night out.There were four people in our party and everyone was satisfied.The dining room was a bit noisy. We sat in the section near the bar. We did not mind because there was a game on we wanted to casually follow. For an appetizer the calamari is exquisite. It... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Service is excellent... Thoughtful, attentive and quick. The menu offers good variety and unique choices and prices reasonable for the area. The dining room is a bit noisy but tolerable. The quality of food did not reach "special" but no one in our party of 4 was disappointed in any way. If you are looking for a place to gather... More

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Foster City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Donato Scotti may be the most creative Italian chef in Northern California. All of the dishes are beautifully presented with flavors to match their beauty. Three of us had dinner this week with two meat dishes and one fish. We started with appetizers which we shared; then a pizza second course; and finally our main entrees. All entrees had potatoes.... More

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Redwood City, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

You'd think you were in Northern Italy. The food is incredible and the ambiance great. This restaurant is an example of what Redwood City has become: a truly cosmopolitan place smack in the middle of the Bay Area. Have been there three times, for lunch, dinner, and a baby shower. The food and service were excellent. I have tried to... More

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San Diego
Top Contributor
251 reviews 251 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Visited this restaurant during a weekend trip to Redwood City. We made a reservation since we were dining on a Friday night. This was a good idea, as the place was full. We called to adjust our arrival time due to a flight change, and the hostess was very kind in changing our reservation. The dining room where we were... More

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Paris, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have been here three times in three years, and this place has been consistently good. Food is really authentic, and since I am italian I am picky on this. I had the black ink squid pasta, and it was exactly as I prepare it. My friends had the fish dishes, also were good, and the tagliata (that looked to... More

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We came to Redwood City to visit a dog breeder and check out her litter of puppies. Since we are from Bakersfield and didn't want to spend 8 hours in a car, we chose to spend the night. My husband booked a reservation after a google search on good restaurants in Redwood City. We were promptly shown to our table... More

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Westwood, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Even including New York City, this is the best Italian restaurant in the US! Prix fixe seafood dinner was delicious as was the dessert. Wine list is excellent. Service is wonderful too. Don't miss Donato is you're in the area.

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Mountain View, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My family from Italia. This place is excellent and authentic. Cafe' is also superior than any I have had since in Italia.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I am on a business trip alone and would like to find a good place to eat and have a good time. I found this restaurant reading the reviews of trip advisor and came to try. Amazing! The pizza was as good as I had in Italy! There was a jazz duo and the environment is top with a fair... More

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Additional Information about Donato Enoteca

Address: 1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone Number: +1 650-701-1000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 28

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