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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
+1 941-764-1600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (91 reviews)
“cannoli” (27 reviews)
“bread” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was just good, but don't think any better than more reasonably priced restaurants.. Service very good. Prices high for an Italian restaurant.

Thank NorthPortGuy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Meal for all of us. Pasta & Wine always a good combination. The Atmosphere is Unique withs its "Starry Ceiling" ,interior decor, intermittent serenades and warm and friendly service. On Valentines Day Ladies were all given Red Roses during the dinner...Nice Touch!

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal, atmosphere and service were outstanding. It is a place you would and will go back to on a regular basis.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Donato's was opened by an Italian family and it is still ran by their sons. Your dining experience starts when you enter as it looks like a movie theater ticket office with a lot more to get your attention. The stars are always out as...More

Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their atmosphere is a section of NY City the food is authentic Italian cuisine of a wide choice of food & drink

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere reminiscent of New York's Little Italy. The food was very delicious. I especially liked the fresh baked bread with the oil and garlic dip. The home made pasta was fresh and very tasty. The service was excellent. I did not have dessert...More

Thank Nedlin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time there for us, the other couple had been twice before. We we're told it was a busy place and they don't take reservations Arrived about 6.30 Pm maybe a bit after the early bird rush . Got in without a wait but there...More

Thank b0z034583
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though the food didn't quite live up to its reputation the overall experience was fine. Service was very pleasant. Could have done without the opera singing chef. The risotto was a little gooey but the seafood with it was cooked just right. Caesar salad lacked...More

Thank laminrig
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Highly delicious Italian food! They are very friendly and are sorry if someone has reserved the restaurant for a private event. They advised us when we could return and it was worth going back. They serve you enough food to have leftovers. I wish they...More

Thank andrewnM4812II
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Charlotte County fir 15 years we have never been to Donato’s Very fortuitous our fist choice had an hour wait so we decided to try it out First it looks like a subway entrance but the food was fantastic I had the...More

Thank Henry M
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Steve K
16 February 2018|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
I asked the question in the question box of Donato's because I couldn't locate F.M.Don's to do a review. Guess what it worked.Yet it had nothing to do with Donato's. Sorry for the confusion.
21 February 2017|
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Response from Jimwakey | Reviewed this property |
They do have Spinoni but it's chocolate covered without the claret sauce. It is very very good.
10 June 2016|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Friday and Saturday. Make sure you ask him to sing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-764-1600
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