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Ristorante Donetella - CLOSED

71511 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-4465
+1 760-773-6434
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12 Aug 2013
“Locals' favorite”
16 Apr 2013
“It's the best Italian in the desert!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
71511 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-4465
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Ristorante Donetella is in an unassuming small office building on the main road, Rt. 111, in Rancho Mirage. If you blink, you might miss one of my favorite restaurants in the Coachella Valley. That would be your loss! When inside, you are transported to New...More

Thank Shayna922
Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

The pasta is almost all homemade and melts in your mouth. I love the food, ambiance and classy service. To me, there is literally no other place to go for Italian in the desert. Donatella herself is such a lady and its a special treat...More

1  Thank Caligal75
Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Wear your smart casual outlet find to this Mediteranean retreat tucked off HWY 111. Ambience is Italian light and looks more authentic after a couple glasses of wine selected from relevant wine list. Enjoy mature family time at this pleasant, comfortable spot. Love the pristine...More

Thank estylostyle
Reviewed February 25, 2013

What a lovely find, thank you trip advisor. Right down the street from our vacation rental in an office building. All four of us enjoyed an excellent dining experience. From the lovely atmosphere, to the friendly and knowledgeable server and the excellent authentic Italian food...More

1  Thank culinaryescapes
Reviewed February 24, 2013

The rolls were slightly burnt - I had to ask for butter. The pasta was okay but nothing to brag about. Would not return.

Thank knahs
Reviewed January 24, 2013

I am always looking for good authentic Italian food and, in my opinion, it is not easy to find outside of Italy. I was taken to Donatella's by friends for the first time last week and was very pleasantly surprised. The ambience was most pleasant,...More

1  Thank Pat-in-Rancho-Mirage
Reviewed January 4, 2013

My wife and I tried Donatella's on an early weekday night. The place quickly filled to capacity as the evening wore on. The seafood spaghetti pasta with mussels and shrimp was well prepared with plenty of seafood but not exceptional. My wife had the smoked...More

1  Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed December 29, 2012

Excellent food - tastes like homemade Italian! The fagioli was excellent - huge portion! We'll return!

Thank Luckino3
Reviewed November 17, 2012

this small family owned Italian restaurant gives special service a new meaning-- a small intimate place with the owners active in setting you, being sure you are well served and perosanally cooking wonderful Italian food-thier Osso Bucco is just the best and I'm a bit...More

1  Thank whatatripwehad
Reviewed October 26, 2012

This restaurant is trying very hard to be special. Fairly busy for a Friday night , but not jammed. Strip Mall location. I don't think there are any booths. The owner came around several times. Started to get alittle creepy because she really didn't have...More

2  Thank back2mac09
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  • Address: 71511 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-4465
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-6434
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