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“Horrible experience, will never go back.” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Donato's

Donato's
Ranked #10 of 49 Restaurants in Alpine
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Horrible experience, will never go back.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

Food is terrible. Female bartender was doing shots with the customers and flirting with all the men. A lot of drunk people in the bar, definitely not a family restaurant.

  • Visited October 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Tehachapi, California
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258 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,354 helpful votes
“Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

My wife and I has been told to give Donato's a try when we mentioned that we wanted some Italian food. When we arrived we were greated very warmly and seated immediately. Our waiter was at our table taking our drink order and then we placed our entree order. It took a while for our food to arrive but when it did it was worth the wait. Our lasagna was made to order and it showed. We were very impressed by the taste and presentation of your dinners. The plates were beautiful and everything tasted great. For a great Italian meal give Donato's a try.

Visited July 2012
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18 Thank melsdad2002
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San Diego, CA
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Another good Italian restaurant in Alpine.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

Another good Italian restaurant in Alpine. Excellent Bruschetta!

Visited January 2012
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3 Thank Lynnfromsandiego
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Whittier, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice Italian restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2012

Went here with my best friend-I had chicken marsala, he had chicken parmigiana. We also had a medley type appetizer. Plenty of food~enough that we both had to take food back to the hotel.

Very nice server full of information....she was great.

Visited December 2011
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3 Thank Jacquie M
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San Diego
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2011

Donato's is good but they used to be excellent... not sure what happened but we dont go there much anymore.

Visited October 2011
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2 Thank DebTravelsSD
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