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Donatello Restaurant

37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
+1 416-595-5001
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (102 reviews)
“veal chop” (19 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The atmosphere, service, and food have a classic Italian flavor. My husband and I chose the same entree, cheese tortellini with sausage, peas, and mushrooms. It was delicious! The bread, as expected, was good as was the wine. The staff was very accommodating about my...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great homemade meal, lovely ambience outside on one of two patios. very personable and helpful staff, overall great choice in a street with several others.

Thank travelersfromafar336
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my cousin and her daughter while they were staying at the Chelsea Hotel. There are several restaurants on Elm Street just across from the hotel but Donatello got our business that night because we needed a building without exterior steps as one...More

Thank Canadian-abroad53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the day's special, pasta pescatore; and the Donatello gnochi. The first one delicious. Spaghetti al vongoli, calamari, gamberi. The gnochi was good, home made. Very good wine list, though somewhat expensive.

Thank Celso P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend for dinner on a Friday night. Had a table by the window - liked the atmosphere of the restaurant. I had made reservations online that was confirmed by phone the day of. Service was excellent. The food was good, pricing seemed a...More

Thank heddieeddie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown for a show and wanted to try something new. Came across Donatello on TA and made a reservation. Terrific! Very, very welcoming and friendly. Fairly compact on the ground floor. Great menu, Italian of course. Lots of selections on the menu but not overwhelming....More

Thank TO_Trips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by the ill experienced or paid hotel concierge!!! The place looks nice and the menu is will written but I wouldn't consider this restaurant an authentic ITALIAN place . It's run by all Indian employees who really don't know any about...More

Thank steven h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was wonderful but what really made the restaurant so good was the impeccable, attentive service. I had the shrimp and scallop pasta dish which was decadent.

Thank Jillmgling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming and helpful staff. Excellent starter and then a pasta and shrimp main complemented with a refreshing dessert. Atmosphere, service and prices excellent

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my better half decided to try this restaurant on our last day in Toronto and we were not disapointed. The food and the service was outstanding and the price was ,just right. I would surely reccomend a visit to this place for a...More

Thank Gudmundur K
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Questions & Answers
Ren F
June 21, 2018|
Response from TanyaDion | Reviewed this property |
It varies depending on menu. We usually do right off menu. Lots of variety
Ian S
May 29, 2018|
Response from P S | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a room for that...or you simy take over the restaurant. call them to reserve !
ernie g
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Neilbartho | Reviewed this property |
Best to google map to be sure but not far
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-595-5001
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