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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed September 6, 2020

The upper patio is wonderful for a couple, great ambiance. The food was very good. We had bruschetta, tortellini and fettuccine. All were very good. House wine was very reasonably priced. Service was good. I would highly recommend this restaurant for a couple wanting a...romantic night.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

Small and cozy, very busy until 7:30 pm. The food is fresh and well prepared, and lots of it. The owner comes out and makes sure everything is as it should be.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

Two of us went fo dinner and were warmly greeted by staff. Apart from the regular menu there were many specials. We chose to share an eggplant and mozzarella wrap baked. Delicious. Also shared a Tomato Mozzarella and Basil salad which was different but delicious....For Main course we shared a Veal Chop with Pasta and Tomato Sauce. The Pasta which I requested to be Gluten free was absolutely wonderful and authentic. The Veal Chop was a little disappointing as it was very fatty and not tenderMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

Small, quaint, welcoming Italian restaurant. Food is. Staff is so pleasant and attentive. Try and come back every time I am in Toronto.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 27, 2019

Just came home from our dinner at Donatello tonight. I think this was my third time there in the last 18 month. Every time, service and food was amazing. The gnocchi with rose sauce is to die for. We will be back for sure.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 9, 2019

A classic Italian restaurant with an absolutely amazing wine list and menu. Service as fantastic yet again and the salad special is one of the best I have ever had. Three different specials available along with a great menu. There is definitely something for everyone....We had the rack of lamb which was quite nice. Available with either pasta or vegetables. Will make sure we go again the next time we are in Toronto.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 2, 2019

We ate here on our first night in Toronto as it was near the hotel. Couldn't grumble about the food and it was reasonably priced. Service good.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

Visit Donatello’s for in meal with my girlfriend. Really good food & good service. Would recommend the lamb rack.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 12, 2019

Because of the unexpectedly inclement weather in Toronto on November 11, our business dinner party became small enough that we did not rate the private dining room that we had signed up for. We were at the round table at the back of the restaurant....Unfortunately, the long table about 2 meters from us was populated by a party of 8 with one patron who was yelling his stories and hilarity at the top of his lungs. The management did not intervene at all and gave the impression that the yeller was some kind of valued customer. However, that behaviour devalued the dining experience for us. Service was spotty. The "head waiter" never bothered to identify himself to me, as the person who made the reservation and paid the bill. The food was tasty with generous portions. If you want a LOUD environment on a Monday night, Donatello may well be the perfect place for you.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I went here for dinner with high expectations. The meal was mediocre at best. Our appetizer was the antipasto for 2. Very small portion and so so quality. I did enjoy the gnocchi which was flavorful but his veal marsala fell short...with a thin sauce and a petite portion size. Did not at all feel authentic.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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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 Canada54travel | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a room for that...or you simy take over the restaurant. call them to reserve !
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September 7, 2017|
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Best to google map to be sure but not far
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