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2692 East County Road E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-4909
(651) 777-9199
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery
Description: Donatelli's features homemade pasta and sauces...featured on Triple D with...
Donatelli's features homemade pasta and sauces...featured on Triple D with Guy Fieri. Signature items include our spaghetti pie, heart stopper pizza, baked Mostaccioli with meat sauce, tortellini Alfredo and Italian jambalaya. We also have an extensive gluten free menu. Dine-in, take-out, delivery and catering...full service receptions, grad parties, funerals and more.
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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
kudos for service and ambiance - but the food is BLAH

Been here a few times with family and work outings. Always get friendly prompt service - its very good. The building and feel of the space is fun and inviting. The food is just not that good at all. I've had the pizza, several different pastas and turnovers and it's consistently average to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Vadnais Heights
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Vadnais Heights
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Been here a few times with family and work outings. Always get friendly prompt service - its very good. The building and feel of the space is fun and inviting. The food is just not that good at all. I've had the pizza, several different pastas and turnovers and it's consistently average to below average quality. I've given excuses for... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good spaghetti, lasagna and ravioli is the way to go. Our wait person was good. They could have been more attentive.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Spaghetti was very very good! Noodles are longer than usual ones. Tried the Antipasta Salad with their dressing and that was awesome! So good, I bought a bottle to take home. However, I always save the best for last and get an icecream (french silk) cone on the way out! They scoop it out in front of you! And if... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

What a fun and funky place to eat! As a first time visitor I will highly recommend this as a place to go! They have all differnt kinds of foods, burgers sandwiches, pasta and pizza, chicken and fish! Wow we will be sure to get back here again! Get in early as there can be a line out the door!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The 'strip mall' pizza joint is a HUGE turnoff. Its like eating at an Ace Hardware. And the pizza was nothing to rave about, especially when it's $20-30 a pie. Ridiculous. At that rate would go to Savoy or Cosettas without even blinking. No clue how they stay open.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Donatelli's, you took over an entire other restaurant's space to increase your ice cream cabinet and waiting area. Why will you not update your dusty, tiny, dark old dining room or the front, fluorescent-lit cafeteria-feeling space? We have been coming here for almost 15 years with no change. I cannot ever give you a Very Good rating until you update... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We recently visited here on a weekend trip to the twin cities. Would love to go back to try more of the menu. We had the baked spaghetti pie. It was great. My wife and I shared this for the two of us and had a lot left over. Big portions on most items we saw. The meal was also... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

So many pasta dishes to choose from! Check out the twisted mac & cheese....excellent. Will definitely return another day. Not a fancy place but the food and service was excellent. Very limited wine selections however.

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a long standing, family run restaurant that has been a part of our community for many many years. The food is excellent and the staff is very friendly and attentive. I live out of town and when I come home to visit we always make time to have at least one meal here. I highly recommend this little... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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182 restaurant reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Donatelli's is located in a strip mall near the intersection of Country Road E and Minnesota State Highway 120. County Road E is about a half mile north of Century College and about a mile north of I-694 in White Bear Lake. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. I went to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2692 East County Road E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-4909
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  White Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: (651) 777-9199

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Donatelli's features homemade pasta and sauces...featured on Triple D with Guy Fieri. Signature items include our spaghetti pie, heart stopper pizza, baked Mostaccioli with meat sauce, tortellini Alfredo and Italian jambalaya. We also have an extensive gluten free menu. Dine-in, take-out, delivery and catering...full service receptions, grad parties, funerals and more.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?