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Guido and Gino Tiozzo welcome you to Donatello, a four star restaurant serving Fine Authentic Italian Cuisine since 1984. Guido learned his trade at Savoy Hotel in London and Hotel des Bergues in Geneve, two of the top restaurants in Europe. With the acquired experience he opened restaurants in London and Venice. In 1984 he opened Donatello, in Tampa. Take a tour of a traditional Italian restaurant and step inside Donatello: stucco arches, tapestries, gold-leaf ceiling tiles, bouquets of roses on every table, everything contributes to create a feeling of warmth and romance. The Italian staff, donning fine tuxedos and enticing accents, welcome you into the rose colored atmosphere and the rich…
$27 - $65
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Live Music
This is my second time to Donatello's. We were together with a bunch of guys on a work trip and were excited to get back. We were there on a Tuesday night and is was not busy at all. Probably 4-6 tables were being worked....More
What a wonderful, tasty experience! A unique feature about this restaurant is the bunson burner at the serving stations. The waiter heated up our food after it came out of the kitchen and before he served it to us. My linguine with lobster was steaming....More
We had a truly delicious dinner, with great service. It was exactly as expected with a few extra touches. We arrived and we warned that they were rubbing 10-15 minutes behind on reservations for 2. We walked into the bar area and grabbed a drink...More
By any means, it was not a "bad" meal! However, I've definitely enjoyed better Italian food. We had a six course meal. Here is what I thought:
Bruschetta: The bread was very hard (this is to be expected to an extent, just not to the...More
Date of visit: January 2020
211alexandriae, Owner at Donatello Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020
Thank you for your honest feedback and sincere criticism. It is always helpful as we can always improve and thanks for pointing out the dishes you enjoyed. The bruschetta bread should not be so hard as to hurt your mouth..you are entirely correct! To be...More
Ambience, selection, quality, portion size, friendliness and efficiency of the staff were all excellent. David was fantastic in guiding us through the menu. This was my second visit and both experiences were phenomenal. Can’t give them enough credit for a comfortable and well run establishment.
Made this reservation several weeks in advance. Showed up on time for our 7:00 PM reservation. The line to get in was already out the door and there were tons of people both in front of us and behind us. It took 10 minutes just...More
❤️ it is wonderful food and service, a beautiful experience and I can’t wait to go back.The escargots were perfect,we also had a salad,the osso buco was tender and delicious. We had a bottle of wine and a fabulous dessert. I highly recommend the restaurant...More
Date of visit: October 2019
ALessandra T, Public Relations Manager at Donatello Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2019
Thank you for kind words. Hope to see you aganin soon.
Donatello's has been in Tampa for over 30 years. They are the original Italian restaurant in this area. A timeless atmosphere with NY sophistication, you will throughly enjoy yourself from your first cocktail, to the last sip of your next 8th course. Conveniently located 10...More
The food at Donatello is spot on, this coming from a party of 4 that have dined in top restaurants around the country and Europe. The reason for the mismatched title is that the service does not stand up to the quality and preparation of...More