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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (100 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (22 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 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

This restaurant is opposite the Chelsea Hotel. The staff were very welcoming and you would think you were in Italy. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced. The food was served quickly and cooked to perfection. The staff were friendly and enquired where we were...More

Thank CA53DJC
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting my son in Toronto, we decided on dinner at Donatello's. Excellent choice. The Rack of Lamb was excellent so was the Penne Arrabbiata. Greatly appreciated the availability of the Austrian Gruner Veltliner white. Great ambiance and excellent, attentive service. Downside: quite expensive at...More

Thank Leonard_vd_Heyden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my meal and we were a large party my brother in law was still hungry. Should have ordered appetizers. I will go back.

Thank Lucy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here and atmosphere was amazing. I have been to Italy many times but the food here is as good as any I have ever had A quaint little restaurant on a small side street off Bay St, well worth a visit

Thank I H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide told us about here. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. We really enjoyed it. It's a very relaxing place to eat. Highly recommend it

1  Thank keithtimson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Toronto favourite for both tourists and locals! The head waiter is friendly,engaging and very knowledgeable. Service is amazing and always top notch! I cannot say enough about the food. We had the eggplant appetizer and fresh fettuccine alfredo. The eggplant was sliced...More

1  Thank ThunderBay17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have read all the reviews and cannot for the life of me understand what is driving everyone to give this place such raving reviews. I wouldn’t even go as far to say this would be in the good to average banquet hall category. This...More

3  Thank nicolepignatelli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG this is a gem in Toronto. I travel NYC - NJ and the east coast. This is one of the best Italian restaurants I have had the pleasure of eating at. I usually try the calamari at Italian places and if it’s good the...More

1  Thank bradw0lff
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We strolled into the restaurant and were impressed with the impeccably clean white table cloths. We had cocktails and Minestrone for appetizer, and it was authentic, fresh and tasty. The big event was the calamari. A large portion slightly grilled and dressed with butter. Best...More

1  Thank johnQ3574IF
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

You will found great Italian home cooking dishes at this restaurant and portions are generous. It’s best, like how Italian family and friends would do at a gathering - to share so you get to taste more dishes!

1  Thank Robertal34
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-595-5001
  • E-mail
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