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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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1900 Tamiami Trl # 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
(941) 764-1600
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 144
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  • 64
    Very good
  • 26
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great evening at Donato's!!!

Great food, and great service. I had the parmesan encrusted salmon....yummmm! My partner had the linguine with clams and white sauce...friends had the chicken parmesan...all great! For desert, we had the tiramisu...the best I've ever had!!!!! PLUS the owner was bussing tables, etc and he was FUNNY... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
DONNASTOG
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Bloomington, Indiana
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Have lived here for a little over a year and finally last night with some friends my wife and I were able to get here to have dinner and let me say it was one of the best Italinian restaurants we have ever eaten at. The place is so cute inside it reminds you of being in NYC. The homemade... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Donatos in Port Charlotte Florida is a very good Italian restaurant with the charm of a New York City neighborhood Add Frank Sinatra singing and outstanding food and service makes for a great dinner

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great food, and great service. I had the parmesan encrusted salmon....yummmm! My partner had the linguine with clams and white sauce...friends had the chicken parmesan...all great! For desert, we had the tiramisu...the best I've ever had!!!!! PLUS the owner was bussing tables, etc and he was FUNNY. we LOVED him and the whole evening was awesome!

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Always good food. The place has grown over the years and didn't lose it touch. The servers are always friendly and prompt. Their Fettuccine Alfredo is one of my most favorites.

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've always enjoyed Donato's restaurant especially the hot yummy bread. We went there the other evening and have to say we were not impressed with our pasta dishes. I asked the waitress what the difference was and she said they are now making their own homemade pasta. Hmm, While not tasting bad, it was very gummy. It was as if... More 

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Due to our married children's "conflicts" with scheduling and their respective "in-laws", we did our family Mother's Day dinner the Saturday evening before. We were a party of 10 and were seated in the party room. Service was great and the food was wonderful as well. Donato's helped contribute to a wonderful Mother's Day celebration.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

After reading excellent reviews and hearing friends comment favorably I was excited to dine here. My friend had a pasta dish with sausage and said it was good. My chicken parmigiana was good. The bread and salad that preceded the entrees were good. However, nothing was really all that great. I've had these dishes at chain restaurants that were just... More 

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Punta Gorda, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When you first step thru the door, you will hear the sounds of the subways of New York..you walk through the turnstile, walk through the pristine white subway tiled hall, and step into what looks like a street side cafe, with the "stars" twinkling above you. Street lamps line the "walkways", and store fronts decorate the intertior area. Service is... More 

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North Port, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was my second visit ( After about 3 years) and was excited to go back as I enjoyed it the first time so much. We went with friends for an early dinner (4:30pm) on a Monday. Waitress was very nice and attentive. My husband ordered a vodka tonic. When it arrived he said it didn't taste right... The waitress... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food was delicious, but the best part is walking in to the subway station and then to "Little Italy". Great décor. We each had different selections - all with the red sauce. The sauce is good, a little too dark for me personally, but to each his own. The wait staff all worked well together, seemed to be having fun... More 

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Additional Information about Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

Address: 1900 Tamiami Trl # 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone Number: (941) 764-1600
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900 Tamiami Trl # 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (941) 764-1600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?