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Haarlemmerstraat 20, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here semi regularly. Pizza is large, good and cheap. The people are friendly and are easy to accomodate large groups.

Thank MarkOrietta
Selsey, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in Leiden for four nights and dined at Donatello's on three of them. This restaurant is outstanding. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, the young people who look after you do so with skill and great charm and the food is wonderful and at very reasonable prices. Next time we stay in Leiden, we will... More 

Thank John_D1096378
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here with a friend of mine who suggested it because he said that it was cheap and the pizza was ok. I agree on that, price were below average and pizza not too bad, just a bit small. Actually the dessert was good in its simplicity. Basically some nuts with ice cream. Over all, to dinner on budget... More 

Thank Matteo L
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184 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Donatello’s is part of a chain of Italian restaurants with other locations in the Dutch cities of Arnhem, Nijmegen and Maastricht. In Leiden, Donatello’s can be found in the main shopping street, Haarlemmerstraat at N. 20, not far from Turfmarkt. If you arrive by bus, get off at Prinsessekade. The restaurant is situated in a narrow house and may seem... More 

Thank Trainbleu
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places ever. I get the same things all the time Starter; calamari... One of the best places that serves it. Crispy,big with a nice sauce and for the pizza... I can't quite recall the name but its with lettuce and sour cream on top with other veggies. Now I know it might sound weird... More 

Thank Katty C
Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Dropped by after some great beer in pub next door. We weren't sure if we'd made a mistake initially due to printed menu but when steak arrived we were totally sold. It was outstanding. Perfectly cooked, melt in the mouth and hot dry fries. Brilliant. Will come again.

Thank gipsymagie
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Are second visit to donatello's Excellent food excellent service. We even suggested a topping for a pizza they could put on the special board whilst chatting with the owner Of which A trial sized pizza arrived with said suggested toppings free of charge What a lovely surprise .. We offered some to the owner and chef to try.. On our... More 

Thank Amanda C
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Allthough my son got ill before the dinner was served (so no relation with food upmeals re), we enjoyed the (because of that) quick meal. The service was very pleasant.

Thank Ivo L
Bonn, Germany
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I used to go here a lot when I first arrived in Leiden but after a while I stopped going completely as there are way better alternatives. Donatello's is a really popular place among students - mostly due to the cheap prices. It can get really crowded if you come later than the average Dutch person (6ish). The food is... More 

Thank Kathrin M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Food here was so good we came back for every night of our stay. Lovely warm atmosphere ,friendly service and very reasonable prices. Would recommend the calzone.

Thank DSA W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, European, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haarlemmerstraat 20, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 071-5147938

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