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Donatello Restaurant

37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
+1 416-595-5001
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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 2 days ago

Grills Night out!! First time going there and We had a great time and amazing food++excellent service. Prices are average. Recommend *****

Thank isaurap88
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were staying at the Chelsea hotel and were looking for an evening meal. The menu at Donatello's looked good so we tried this restaurant and were not disappointed. The Arabiatte pasta was cooked to perfection as was the seafood fettucini. The house wine was...More

Thank mikehayes45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped into Donatello for dinner, the restaurant looked good from the outside, with a nice patio. The atmosphere inside was good. Service prompt and friendly. We all had salads to start, and the Caesar and house were ok, but, too much olive oil and...More

Thank Tymetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meals are fantastic. Pasta, salads, appetizers. Service and staff are great! Variety of wines...drinks... But absolutely delicious meals!

Thank TanyaDion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Donatello every time we visit Toronto. This time we sat outside on the outdoor terrace on the second floor. Next door has a restaurant with a terrace on the third floor and we were initially sat at the brick wall sitting directly...More

Thank Patronofthearts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff excellent as was the food. I had the Alaskan salmon special and my husband had the gnocchi. We also had a carafe of the house white which was very palatable and reasonably priced. Sat outside on the upstairs terrace - lovely balmy weather. Recommended.

Thank Monica C
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We popped in once again for a pre-theatre meal. Food was just okay, nothing special. It could be a generic "Italian" restaurant anywhere in North America. The wine list is very large. Problem is they do not seem to have many of the advertised bottles....More

Thank giffenk
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Food was good, albeit a little pricey for what it was. We were well looked after throughout the meal, however when we asked for 5 mins between a main and dessert the waitress became very offish and didn’t return. We were left for 20 minutes...More

Thank ReganK860
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Looks small from Elm Street, but lots of intimate seating. Very warm and discreet atmosphere. Owner usually on location. Great food, great service.

Thank P S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Charming restaurant with super friendly staff and a varied menu. Booking advisable although they always found a table for us. Very peaceful ambience with subdued music.

Thank Kate R
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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Ian S
May 29, 2018|
Response from P S | 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
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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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