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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Fabulous Casual Italian Dining

We LOVED Donatelli's for casual, family dining. We dined there for dinner on a weeknight. We waited 20 minutes for a table. Complimentary appetizers were served as we waited. Our server was efficient and knowledgeable. Food portions are generous. The baked pasta was delicious. The owner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Tables are crammed in here so tight they're not usable if anyone is seated adjacent. Service was slow, and the food was not impressive in any way. The only interesting point (not enough to warrant a return) was the local sodas they offered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We LOVED Donatelli's for casual, family dining. We dined there for dinner on a weeknight. We waited 20 minutes for a table. Complimentary appetizers were served as we waited. Our server was efficient and knowledgeable. Food portions are generous. The baked pasta was delicious. The owner stopped by to inquire about our experience which was a nice touch. He said... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Staff was friendly place has changed alot..Food was BLAH at best no flavor....Portions were small like very small....First order was a chicken parm sandwich Look nice when it was cut in half I said where is the meat ..They pounded the chicken so thin i started to laugh.. the breading was 1/2 inch thick thou and extremely over cooked....over priced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Great food malts pizza staff is awesome they are usually very busy but worth the wait antipasta salad is delicious comes with a breadstick they are a little pricey once you start adding the extras they have a little area were you can buy some of their products and they are always willing to help the local school sports teams

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had a pizza (cheese and sausage deep dish) and chef salad delivered on a Friday evening. The food arrived promptly but was disappointing. It wasn't bad, but not nearly as good as it used to be. The chef salad was just iceberg lettuce with some slices of sandwich meat and shredded cheese. The meat wasn't cut up, just thrown... More 

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Oakdale, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We ate here around mid May. Even though not far from home seems like we don't go often enough. Not sure why since food is always amazing, staff always knowledgeable and attentive & atmosphere is full of good time energy. Front of the restaurant recently remodeled and accommodates folks who wait to be seated. Also a great new bank of... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We dine at Donatelli's at least once a month, and have done so for many years. The food is as good now as as it was almost 20 years ago when we started going there. Steve is a genial host and he and his staff makes us feel at home any time we visit. My wife loves the BBQ chicken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a great dinner at Donatelli's on 04/25/2015. We ordered the Ravioli with sausage, and Fettuccine Alfredo. Beforehand, we split the small antipasti salad. The pasta was homemade and the sauces were delicious. Plenty of leftovers to take home the next day. Not a fancy atmosphere, but eclectic. The staff were authentic and eager to please.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I eat at Donatellis on a regular basis . Most of the food has been just great . love their Baked Ravioli and the stuffed shells . It is 1 of my favorite Italian restaurants . the service had always been as good as the food . the pizza is first rate done just how i ask for it. The... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Growing up in Woodbury, I ate at Donatelli's often. It wss a sad day when they closed their doors at the Valley Creek Mall. Moving to the northern suburbs, it was nice to discover the original Donatelli's in White Bear Lake. Last night we ate dinner at Donatelli's and enjoyed the consistency that we have always had. We were in... 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?