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Donatello Restaurant

37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
+1 416-595-5001
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (102 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (23 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were with 15 colleagues from across the province and went for dinner. We always try to come here when in town because the food is delicious. The atmosphere authentic and the service exceptional. We had a variety of things off the menu but the...More

Thank 9,620
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of miine ate here and we were very pleased with all aspects. The service was very attentive. The food was very tasty and flavourful. A very good experience. (Across the street from the Chelsea where I stayed!).

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another good meal by myself. Salmon, caprese salad and mussels...all delicious! Will always come back either solo, with friends, family or work colleagues

Thank TanyaDion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were just looking for a quick bite and planned to go to the Pub. It had a private party so we looked around and found this gem next door. We were greeted with a smile and seated quickly. The server was...More

1  Thank Rich R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is opposite the Chelsea Hotel. The staff were very welcoming and you would think you were in Italy. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced. The food was served quickly and cooked to perfection. The staff were friendly and enquired where we were...More

1  Thank CA53DJC
Reviewed October 6, 2018

While visiting my son in Toronto, we decided on dinner at Donatello's. Excellent choice. The Rack of Lamb was excellent so was the Penne Arrabbiata. Greatly appreciated the availability of the Austrian Gruner Veltliner white. Great ambiance and excellent, attentive service. Downside: quite expensive at...More

1  Thank Leonard_vd_Heyden
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal and we were a large party my brother in law was still hungry. Should have ordered appetizers. I will go back.

1  Thank Lucy F
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The food here and atmosphere was amazing. I have been to Italy many times but the food here is as good as any I have ever had A quaint little restaurant on a small side street off Bay St, well worth a visit

1  Thank I H
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide told us about here. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. We really enjoyed it. It's a very relaxing place to eat. Highly recommend it

1  Thank keithtimson
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is a Toronto favourite for both tourists and locals! The head waiter is friendly,engaging and very knowledgeable. Service is amazing and always top notch! I cannot say enough about the food. We had the eggplant appetizer and fresh fettuccine alfredo. The eggplant was sliced...More

1  Thank ThunderBay17
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Ren F
June 21, 2018|
Response from TanyaDion | Reviewed this property |
It varies depending on menu. We usually do right off menu. Lots of variety
Ian S
May 29, 2018|
Response from Canada54travel | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a room for that...or you simy take over the restaurant. call them to reserve !
ernie g
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Neilbartho | Reviewed this property |
Best to google map to be sure but not far
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-595-5001
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