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Villa Donna

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Rua Rolinha, 33 | Lj. 06, Monte Verde, State of Minas Gerais 37653, Brazil
+55 35 98859-1881
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19:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 19:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:30 - 15:00
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Itu, SP
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very special place where you will feel that you are an old friend of the restaurant staff. They are genuinely friendly. The food is very good served with care. As a vegetarian you will find some options with a "V" on the menu, but you can also ask for something outside the menu as we did with... More 

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Thank alandubner
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Although I'm vegetarian there were great options with no meat and one that I picked for myself was the lemon ravioli on white sauce. It was delicious, well prepared and well served portion. The environment is calm, cousy although tables are too close from each other which is not very good for datings or private talking. I would definitely return... More 

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Thank CAIO CESAR M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a vegetarian and my sister is vegan, and we were really well treated. Although there wasn't vegan option on the menu, they could adapt something for her and it was delicious. There are plenty vegetarian options. For those who enjoy meet, my parents had a great time with all the options they have. Great service, very friendly and a... More 

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Thank Milena R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This one really worth it. They manage to bring a high class gastronomy to Monte Verde. We had a risotto and lasagna. Even tough I was skeptical (specially about the risotto), I was delighted to be proved wrong. Great service too. It is a must go!

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Thank Marco G
Marcelo K, Proprietário at Villa Donna, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service! Recommended! We had lunch on a sunny saturday. We ordered the Ravioli and the amazing fettucine al ragu de cordeiro! My husband even asked Sonia about the recipe! They are great there!

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Thank Daniela M
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is fantastic. The food is delicious and they are very helpfull. Great food, beatiful place and a excellent location.

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Thank Lucäs P
Belo Horizonte, MG
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Although it is a fancy place to have dinner, they charge too much for the little things, in my opinion. The food is delicious and everybody should visit if they have the chance.

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Thank Pedro Ian M
Marcelo K, Proprietário at Villa Donna, responded to this review

Thanks for sending your evaluation, we employ the best quality items that affect the cost. More 

Campinas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Good service, good food, quality ingredients. Compared with other restaurants we've been to, it really stands out. Deserves its #1 place (as of today).

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Thank ronaldocv
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Definetly that is the best restaurant in Monte Verde. No doubts for its first place position. The space takes us to a farm's grandma house in Brazil countryside. The staff is one of the most well prepared I have ever known. They make us feel like home. The food? Ah, the food is simply amazing. An special uau to the... More 

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Thank Marcio C
Marcelo K, Proprietário at Villa Donna, responded to this review

Thank you for your evaluation and for the compliment! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Very nice place, good meal and excellent service. The restaurant has a close environment. Its specialties are pasta and risotto. We had rice balls filled with molten cheese, fettuccine with lamb sauce (home-made pasta), risotto with pepperoni sauce, a bottle of wine, water and an expresso, which cost 230 reais. The restaurant does not charge the service - but we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rolinha, 33 | Lj. 06, Monte Verde, State of Minas Gerais 37653, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Monte Verde
  • Phone Number: +55 35 98859-1881
Description
Small restaurant with Italian influences and an artisanal cuisine.

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