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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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1900 Tamiami Trl # 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
(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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Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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1 Thank mexicorose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to check this place out to compare with the other "Italian" places around. We were pleasantly surprised not only with the decor (hard core New Yorkers will absolutely appreciate it) but the menu. I've NEVER seen stuffed zucchini flowers on a menu (and haven't had them since my nonna passed) but there they were! Amazing! Fresh bread with... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers a discounted Summer menu on certain nights. We went during a special price dinner. The sofisicated casual ambiance and classic Italian-American food make Donato's a popular local eatery. Whether your dining with friends, family, or on a date you will find this establishment welcoming. I recommend the clams in wine sauce pasta (probably called something different). Couldn't... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Same owner as Prime Serious Steak and same good food. Their servings are very large and they have a beautiful atmosphere. Great for special occasions and anytime too. Love their clam pasta.

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1 Thank Kathy A
Port Charlotte, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice relaxing Italian restaurant good food plenty of food very tasty excellent service good place for couples

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a gem. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is quite nice and interesting. This is a must visit if you going to be in Port Charlotte.

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised when we entered this shopping center storefront restaurant, and found ourselves transported into a bustling old NYC neighborhood. Prices were very reasonable the food was good, and the service and atmosphere was excellent. We will definitely return in the future to sample more of their menu.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a frequent customer of Donato's for several years and usually leave satisfied. My last visit was an exception, I ordered one of my favorite dishes veal parmigiana with a layer of eggplant over top. I was surprised to see how the portion size was so dramatically reduced to about half of what it usually is! If the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend recommended we try Donato's, and said the restaurant serves great Italian food. They do! During the off season, they offer a 2 for $25 menu from Sunday -Thursday that includes freshly baked bread (just out of the oven) with incredible minced garlic and olive oil, fresh Parmesean cheese, soup or salad, a choice of 6-8 entrees, and 2... More 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 # 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
  • 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?