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Main Street, Carmel, IN
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Zionsville, Indiana
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2014

This was our first time visiting this restaurant. We had a group of 6. It was our monthly couples dinner out. We were seated right away. Our orders were taken. We received the soups and salads. These dishes were cleared and we expected our dinners to follow. And then nothing. This is where the service ended. Our dinners did not... More 

2 Thank Cgil1
Carmel, Indiana
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2014

Donatello's has expanded it's seating over the last few years and they have a few tables outside now as well. IT is located on the Main St. of downtown Carmel, IN. The decor is done in an industrial theme in red and black. It does have white tablecloths, but it is fine to wear jeans. The menu has a good... More 

Thank bahlrichs
Noblesville, IN
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining here over Memorial Day weekend. I had the mushroom ravioli special. It was excellent. I highly recommend it if available. My husband had the filet. He said it was perfectly cooked and he enjoyed the brandy sauce. I started with the Caeser salad and my husband started with the seafood bisque.... More 

Thank Female_Traveler5689
Troy Ohio
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stopped for lunch during the Automobilia show. Wild mushroom ravioli and Fettuccine Alfredo were spectacular. Service was excellent. Would definitely go back. Side salad and bread were average, but the pasta was first rate.

Thank TAN716
East Lansing, Michigan
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210 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ten of us had a late dinner here on a Friday evening and were not disappointed. The food and the service were excellent. I particularly liked the Roman chicken.

Thank Rick B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went with a friend, the items we ordered were cooked just fine, but the items weren't anything special. I could have made the same chicken dish at home, there wasn't any creativity in the presentation or the style of cooking. The waiter was the owner's son, who was very convinced the restaurant was "all that" of the restaurant world. He... More 

Thank KShad
Carmel, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

Unfortunately we didn't get to even try the food here. Just walking down the street and a waiter came flying out a door and almost ran head on into us. When we commented about it, his reply was "Sorry but we were on HIS property." We didn't realize that sidewalks were private property but beware and STAY OFF HIS PROPERTY!

2 Thank LoriK31
Greenwood, Indiana, USA
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164 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Carmel Arts and Design District, affording the opportunity to walk around and enjoy the galleries and shops. Our foursome all liked their meals. I had a great spaghetti marinara dish, two others had chicken and one, salmon. We all shared a delicious tiramisu. All was not perfect, however. Two salads had onions, after a... More 

1 Thank GroveReviews
Midland, Michigan
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Awesome food and very reasonably priced for the high quality freshness. They are family owned and offer service like they really care. Several Gluten free items on and off the menu Waiter, Sam knew his stuff. Save room for the great deserts. We ate grandma's vanilla coconut cake and it was outstanding.

Thank ProfLescota
Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is real, authentic, local, amazing food. It's really hard to beat a place where the grandmother makes the tiramisu, the grandfather's recipe is used for the cheesecake, and the mushroom risotto makes grown women weep with joy. In summary: of the dozen times we've been here, we've never had anything close to a bad meal, the staff are amazingly... More 

1 Thank bcdean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carmel, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 317-564-4790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?