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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing meal, had dietary restrictions and we were accommodated. On the higher end of cost but worth it. Waiter ensured our meal was perfect

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 13 December 2023 via mobile

Awful food. Olive Garden is better. Pasta overdone. Horrible service. . Don’t go. McDonalds is better. Literally!!! And expensive!!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

Amazing food with a really polite staff. The staff catered to my every need which was very nice. The chef was awesome and checked on our food.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 29 November 2023

Excellent meal. Service was great. We shared an a starter for 2. Would have liked a bit more cheese and less peppers but it was still very good. The wine list was incredible and the wine I ordered was not available the alternative was equally...as good. The special was a salmon with pasta and it was absolute cooked to perfection. The only complaint would be we were close to the front door and every time it was opened a blast of cold air hit us. A heater near the door might help. Still a great dinner and we will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 29 October 2023

best Italian food ever. a friend recommened and i will definately be back! best service and knowledgeable staff. friendly as well

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

Visited this lovely restaurant several times during our week long stay in Toronto a few times as a couple and once with family .On each occasion the food and the service were great . Ate inside on one occasion when weather was cooler and a...chance of rain but on all the other occasions we ate dinner and had drinks outside . Lovely atmosphere/ambience in this family run restaurant which prides itself on quality . Had visited this restaurant several years ago when visiting Toronto -on that occasion it was recommended by hotel Concierge . When we found ourselves back in the city and staying at the Chelsea hotel this time round -we made a bee line for it -just across the road on Elm St . Will deffinately be back next time we are in the city .More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023

Recently celebrated our 45 anniversary..We are Italian restaurant fanatics and have enjoyed many over Toronto and especially WOODBRIDGE Ontario known for great Italian restaurants.. The food,atmosphere,service and hospitality are second to none in Ontario. Thank you for making our night so special...John&Viv

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 September 2023

We were pleased to get a reservation at this restaurant as it was popular. It is right across the road from the Chelsea Hotel where we were staying. Good service , atmosphere and food. We had 4 nights in Toronto and this was the best...place we ate. Would recommend for authentic Italian food.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 9 September 2023 via mobile

Professional service, great recommendations, fantastic wine selection. The food? Superb! Will go back on our next trip!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 3 September 2023

Very good food and service - it was our first night in Toronto after our flight from London and this hit the spot!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 2 July 2023

Attention all tourists! I want to share a cautionary message about our recent dining experience at this particular restaurant. The service was extremely overwhelmed and slow, leaving us dissatisfied. Despite arriving before other tables, they were served ahead of us, which was frustrating. Additionally, we...ordered the spaghetti seafood dish, but the waiter offered us the special dish of the day without mentioning that it lacked pasta and its price. When the plate arrived, we were disappointed to find a meager portion consisting of only 4 pieces of bread, 5 crabs, and 3 shrimps. Considering the hefty price tag of $45, we felt coerced by the waiter into choosing this dish against our preferences. This behavior was unprofessional and disrespectful. The waiter claimed to have explained the details accurately, disregarding the fact that my brother and I have been bilingual for many years. It was not a mere misunderstanding; he deliberately took advantage of us. Needless to say, I strongly advise against visiting this establishment.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 July 2023

I would highly recommend this restaurant. My husband and I went there for dinner while vacationing in Toronto. The service was great and the food was outstanding. We would go back again. The atmosphere in the restaurant was very nice. Owner came around to the...tables to chat with customers.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023

My wife Catriona and daughter Jane joined me tonight in this restaurant for dinner and it was delicious. The food was fabulous and Vince our waiter was great. We have been travelling for two weeks through California, Vancouver and now Toronto and this was our...best meal yet. Highly recommend anyone visiting Toronto who likes Italian food to visit this restaurant. Top marks.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 15 March 2023 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had an amazing dinner. The seafood was incredible, delicious appetizers, and more impressive than anything was the service. Expensive for our usual budget, but worth every penny

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 10 March 2023 via mobile

Everything is perfect, food, service, time, atmosphere. Definitely would come back. One of the best Italian restaurants

Date of visit: March 2023
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Response from TanyaDion | Reviewed this property |
It varies depending on menu. We usually do right off menu. Lots of variety
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yes, they have a room for that...or you simy take over the restaurant. call them to reserve !
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Best to google map to be sure but not far
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DONATELLO RESTAURANT, Toronto - Old Toronto - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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