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Donatello Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Traditional Bruschetta
Fresh garden tomatoes diced in garlic oil and fresh basil
Air-cured beef
Smoked Salmon
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While this place isn't formal and fancy, it's very classy. The service is excellent and professional, there isn't a bad item on the menu, the wine selection is impressive. It's a great place for a great meal in a comfortable environment - and the portions,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

Maybe we were just on an off day but this restaurant was disappointing after reading all these rave reviews. We attended a business lunch with a group and the service was merely adequate. You know when servers say all the proper things but there's no...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank amg954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a holiday dinner with colleagues from work. There were several selections available on a preselected menu including rack of lamb, veal Marsala and more. I had the veal which was excellent. The portion was just the right size with ample sauce and a generous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PPM67
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 9,620
Reviewed 4 weeks 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!).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TanyaDion
Reviewed October 20, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 280richr
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lucy F
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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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