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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
+1 941-764-1600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (91 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“cannoli” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful from beginning to end. Servers were attentive and answered our questions. The food was excellent. Started with Calamari appetizer and we shared it. The calmari was tender and delicious. Hubby had the chicken Florentine Alfredo and I had the Italian sampler. Meal comes with...More

Thank maryannb225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the pizza, one of the finest in the area. the summer special is a perfect date night. the Italian dinners are perfect. The staff is always friendly and attentive. Great family place. Kids can make their own pizza.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five Book Club ladies went to the movies and then to dinner on a Thursday evening. After we couldn't get into a nearby steakhouse unless we endured an hour wait, our group chose Donato's, instead. Sooooooo glad we did. Their summer Sunday through Thursday special...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner starting out with a huge, home made ball of fresh mozzarella. It was amazing. Each of us ordered a different item. I had pasta with hot, home made Italian sausage but I could have had the sweet sausage. Hubby had...More

Thank carol k
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Was in the area visiting a friend and we went here for dinner. Located in a plaza on a major road, but I would never have found it on my own. However, I am so glad we went. This place is amazing. We were greeted...More

Thank susanwQ8531FW
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best Italian restaurant in Port Charlotte. The food is authentic and the bread is to die for. I highly recommend

Thank Reedell
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I have not been back here in quite a few years. I don’t know why. It is good. Good diversified menu. Freshest bread and pasta. Food is good. Service is good. The decor is unique and excellent. Very comfortable. Very nice

Thank David O
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Delicious starter of bread, oil and herbs. Tasty specials and wonderful sauces. The entrees are just the right amount of food. Risotto is fantastic!

Thank Shulu111
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Walked in off the street with a party of nine at lunch time. Staff was very accommodating seating all quickly. Waiter was efficient and personable. Food was excellent. Will go again.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This quaint little Italian Restaurant offers great food with very large portions and great decor. Looks like you are walking down a NYC street. The food is authentic Italian. The pasta is made on site, you can watch while you eat and hear the wait...More

Thank AudreyS0129
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Steve K
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
I asked the question in the question box of Donato's because I couldn't locate F.M.Don's to do a review. Guess what it worked.Yet it had nothing to do with Donato's. Sorry for the confusion.
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Jimwakey | Reviewed this property |
They do have Spinoni but it's chocolate covered without the claret sauce. It is very very good.
June 10, 2016|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Friday and Saturday. Make sure you ask him to sing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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
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4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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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: +1 941-764-1600
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