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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
(941) 764-1600
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4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very authentic Italian meals. Nice atmosphere, great service, and a good value. It has been around for a while and I think that says a lot too.

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1 Thank D7790EKkarenm
Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently we have been to Donato's Italian restaurant twice to sample some really authentic and delicious Italian cuisine after being very disappointed with Luigi's food which was touted as good. This place was highly recommended by several members of our social club, and we were not disappointed. The old NYC themed atmosphere was a delight for a dining out setting,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have never had a bad meal at Donato's. The appetizers are great and unique but all that I have tried are amazing. I primarily go go the pasta and it never disappoints. All the salads are delicious but really like the house salad. The service is quick and good. Cute and different atmosphere. Go if you get a chance you... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Port Charolette for some time now and have difficulty finding authentic Italian food but not any more. This place is fantastic. Decor is like walking into a subway in NY and ending up on a open air patio in Little Italy. After the owner found out we were 1st timers he came out and serenaded us... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and food! Love this place and the chicken parm is my favorite. Low lighting and charm in dining room. Also have a bar area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Themed Italian restaurant with great atmosphere and fresh food. Cute decor makes you feel like you are in the streets of Italy. Lasagna was authentic and made from scratch with fresh ingredients. We will definitely eat here again soon.

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North Port, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating at this restaurant and we enjoyed it . my wife got a sandwich with home made potato chips and I got the anti-pasto which was excellent. We plan on going again

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fresh homemade pasta in the chicken Alfredo. They happily added fresh broccoli to my linguine with clams dinner. Great salad with fresh mixed spring lettuce. The atmosphere is adorable and well designed to be much like a great night under the stars (twinkling ceiling). A true gem in a small town.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. The food, the wait staff & the owner roaming between the tables trailing the kitchen staff while singing, "That's Amore" & presenting lucky ladies with a rose. Just give me a glass of their chianti & the rice balls & I'm a happy camper in this fun place. The atmosphere is great - a New York... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Love, love, love Donato's! The pasta is always worth the trip! The bread fresh out of the oven is out of this world good! I would recommend Donato's to anyone wanting Italian in this area. It is soooo good. The NY subway doesn't hurt either. Love it here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?