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Donatello Restaurant

37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
+1 416-595-5001
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (106 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (25 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Donatello was our choice for a romantic birthday dinner. In all respects it made 5 stars. The appetizers - eggplant and calamari - were great, as was the vongele pasta and veal marsala. A real plus was William, our server. He was able to recommend...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank carleroo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ask for John, he is great! Nice traditional feel, very friendly and I was able to get a friend to try red wine with an old favorite Ruffino. The 4 of us all had different dishes and they we all great! Toronto is filled with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidhouser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here recently. A nice meal even though the restaurant’s tables were a bit close together. The service was very professional and the food was delicious. The antipasto for two was very good , as was my veal Marsala and my colleague’s veal piccata....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at Donatellos a year ago (2017) and had the best meal ever. Thought about our next meal since. Fast forward to Dec 2018. Appys were excellent. Had the eggplant feature and summer salad. Both were generous portions and amazing taste. On to the entres....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed December 11, 2018

While this place isn't formal and fancy, it's very classy. The service is excellent and professional, there isn't a bad item on the menu, the wine selection is impressive. It's a great place for a great meal in a comfortable environment - and the portions,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve Z
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Maybe we were just on an off day but this restaurant was disappointing after reading all these rave reviews. We attended a business lunch with a group and the service was merely adequate. You know when servers say all the proper things but there's no...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank amg954
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Attended a holiday dinner with colleagues from work. There were several selections available on a preselected menu including rack of lamb, veal Marsala and more. I had the veal which was excellent. The portion was just the right size with ample sauce and a generous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PPM67
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We were with 15 colleagues from across the province and went for dinner. We always try to come here when in town because the food is delicious. The atmosphere authentic and the service exceptional. We had a variety of things off the menu but the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 9,620
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A friend of miine ate here and we were very pleased with all aspects. The service was very attentive. The food was very tasty and flavourful. A very good experience. (Across the street from the Chelsea where I stayed!).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Another good meal by myself. Salmon, caprese salad and mussels...all delicious! Will always come back either solo, with friends, family or work colleagues

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TanyaDion
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 Canada54travel | 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
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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>  > Old Toronto
  • Neighbourhood: Old Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-595-5001
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