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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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$$ - $$$
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1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
(941) 764-1600
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lynbrook, New York
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I took my father-in-law to dinner here while on a quick visit from Long Island, NY. The decor brings an entertaining factor to dinner. We had calamari as an appetizer and enjoyed homemade pasta with pesto, chicken parmigiana & lasagna. It was a very satisfying dinner and we really enjoyed the ambiance! We found a bit of... More 

Thank palomino62
Enfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The decor was so cute, I went around the restaurant to look at them. They brought NY to Fla. I enjoyed my dinner, it included salad, pasta, and 2 mini cannoli's. They had a special 2 dinners for 25.00.

Thank Hollywood0653
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is excellent, prepared well . The ambiance is suitable for family dining ,even of large families. It served well as a place for our romantic dinner! The singing pasta chef is magnifico!

Thank Mac P
Venice, Florida
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful decor...you'll think you're right in NYC! Great Italian dishes with many choices! Homemade noodles make it their own! Wonderful, friendly service. You'll definitely return!

Thank Pam G
Homosassa, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious. Atmosphere at the utmost. We have taken several visiting family members here and they have always been impressed by the food and decor, even the kids. Also really enjoyed the song.

Thank 10charlotte
Rotonda West, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in, you will be pleasantly surprised. The theme of the restaurant makes you feel like your in New York City! You can watch the fresh pasta being made in the restaurant. The food is spectacular! The homemade bread and dipping oil is to die for. Save room for the homemade desserts! We have always had... More 

Thank Rhonda S
Venice, Florida
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have the best Sangria in South Western Florida. Food was ample and generallt good, but there are better choices in the area.

Thank Bill S
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here in 2014 and had an excellent meal with our server Liz being very attentive. How disappointing when having decided to have our last meal in Port Charlotte with this restaurant and having a very disappointing meal. Starters fried calamari Donato style very good, Pizza Fritte good, garlic oil and grated Parmesan with warm bread also good. Our... More 

1 Thank Julie M
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108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends and enjoyed a great meal, they have dinner specials two for $25.00 all pastas are made fresh on premises, with specials you get soup or salad and dessert. Server was very nice and personable. Great atmosphere.

Thank Gail L
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I ate at Donato's for the first time with a friend. I was completely in love with the decor. As soon as I entered the door, I could hear the sound of a train on its tracks. (The ladies bathroom was the same.) Inside the restaurant, the ceiling was black with sparkling small stars. (So cool!) The restaurant was... More 

Thank Diana G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (941) 764-1600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?