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The Hotel Donaldson

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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch course tasting menu salad scallops beef walleye service and quality of food hodo lounge service was excellent chef ingredients entrees leftovers
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For starters you should know that the HoDo has 2 distinct areas. There is the fine dining restaurant that has a very nice atmosphere for eating with nice tables and attentive servers. In a separate part of the building (not connected) is the HoDo bar...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 10 November 2018

This is a very very good restaurant with some offerings that one doesn't see in other places. We ate here two nights and the food on the first night was so good that we kind of ordered the same thing the second night. The Lavash...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank abearfellow
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Visiting hometown and this was on the list as we hosted dinner for family. Not until we attempted to order were we told all the items they were out of...half the entrees. Quiet evening but waited 45 minutes for meal prep and then poorly executed;...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TracyPete
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Early afternoon on a Friday, great ambience, quiet and relaxing. Asked for a cocktail and was referred to the ‘Fareway Smash’ by the bartender who added that it was an ‘award winning drink’. It WAS! Super rosemary-ey (it’s a word) and went down way too...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank zaichek
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a room at the Hotel Donaldson for our seventeenth anniversary because we had stayed their previously and enjoyed it. We received a confirmation number but when we arrived we were told they had overbooked the hotel and we were out...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jet569115
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Ho Do restaurant for our Anniversary. We had the 5 course tasting menu. My husband has an egg and sugar food intolerance. The chef did a great job of excluding these ingredients from our dinner. The service was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 758SarahS
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Food did not knock my socks off, service was ok, not real busy on a cold Tues night so not sure what happened. Big drink menu but only one beer on draft? Should of gone to HoDo lounge to dring, across the hall.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 692russk
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Great venue, great location. Short on staff. Food was just ok. For the price we expect top service and quality of food. Host was difficult to find. Wait staff was nice but had too many tables to service. The meat and cheese starter was below...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Mike V
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beverages and cocktails on the roof during a pleasant blue sky Sept. evening! Service was excellent! Then we moved to the basement for supper. BAM! Everything was great! Everyone was happy with meals and drinks. The Hotel Donaldson did a splendid job of taking care...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The taste was good. Very light brunch crowd. For two with two breakfast items (eggs Benedict and eggs with hash) and two juices with tips was $40. Slightly pricy.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank kawidd
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