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Donato Enoteca

1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
+1 650-701-1000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (16 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
“fagioli” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a solo dinner and was served by C Wang. Very professional. Had thee Risotto Pancia di Maiale and enjoyed it greatly. Was nice that they have Four Roses Single Barrel for a Manhattan. The Cioccolato fondente was very good. Will return.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubbie & I have been visiting Donato since it opened, but not all that often as we don't usually think about it spontaneously since it's not on the main drag. This past weekend was my bday, and I wanted a special dinner with my parents....More

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for the family Food is good and the atmosphere is great They have live music on Fridays I have been in that restaurant several times nd every time had good service and experience

Thank edaboian
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The service was wonderful! I ate a ricotta pizza and my husband ate a pasta, both were very tasty! It is a good Italian restaurant in the city center

Thank Talita_82
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Nice interesting menu. Exceptional service. Good wine list with tasting. Pleasant ambiance with parking across the street.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My daughter treated me to a meal at Donato Enoteca. They have the best Panna Cotta I have ever eaten. It features a lemon flavor with orange sauce. A dessert to die for!

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The restaurant is fancy; good for a special occasion. The food is good. Period. Not excellent. The service was pretty good, very kind staff. Overall it's pricey if you consider that the food is not brilliant. I ordered Fusili Calabresi (pasta with italian sausage.) While...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The whole environment of the place is very nice and the service is helpful. I had the T-bone and it wasn't so tasty. Friends that we there with me had a good looking risotto with pork that I wish I had asked. I'm tempted to...More

Thank Marco Túlio G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great Italian food. Does have Happy Hour. A good way to try dishes. Was kind of disappointed because have to sit at the bar (full) or outside ( Which was cold out) so could not partake. Hungry so got a table and ordered. No soup...More

Thank Chich68
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A company sponsored dinner was held here, so we occupied the private room. This place is deceivingly big - the private dining area hosted about 30 of us. This restaurant has an old Italian restaurant vibe, which is very nice. Food was outstanding. I had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
    (Middlefield and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-701-1000
  • E-mail
Set in the heart of downtown Redwood City, Donato Enoteca offers true and honest contemporary Italian cuisine from Executive Chef Donato Scotti that changes weekly determined by the freshest available seasonal produce. Homemade pastas, wood-burning oven pizzas, meat and fish courses are available, executed in an authentic yet modern way. The menu spans every region of Italy and incorporates artisanal products, such as fresh imported burrata, prosciutto, grappa and olive oil. Other in-house specialties include sausages, mostarda and lamb prosciutto. The wine list focuses on smaller-production boutique wineries from Italy, California and France.
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