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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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  • Very good25%
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  • Poor0%
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12 Aug 2013
“Locals' favorite”
16 Apr 2013
“It's the best Italian in the desert!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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71511 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-4465
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Reviewed 20 December 2011

you can eat Italian in the desert at every price, and it is reasonable at this restaurant. A bit hard to find the first time on Highway 111, but definitely worth the trouble.

Thank beeperVancouver
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I was treated to Ristorante Donetella on my birthday and I was very pleased. I always investigate a restaurant’s menu on line before I go and this was no exception. Do not be alarmed by the online menu even though all items are in Italian...More

Thank Orbiter2012
Reviewed 3 November 2011

The service and atmosphere are home styled and welcoming. The food is fantastico.

Thank RonSlee
Reviewed 15 April 2011

There are better choices for restaurants. The menu selection is good but the food is average. Thought the food and atmosphere could be improved for the price.

1  Thank Cndn40sumthg
Reviewed 29 December 2010

Having been to Italy many times, I am usually disappointed in what Americans call "Italian food". Not at Ristorante Donetella. The owner, whom the restaurant is named for, and her husband come from Verona, where they used to run a successful restaurant. Thank goodness they...More

Thank awinrm
Reviewed 2 May 2010

We have visited Ristorante Donatella with 6 or 8 people each April for my husband's birthday. Most in the party are of Italian background. In the past food and service has been great so we always look forward to our experience there. This year was...More

1  Thank gastronome68
Reviewed 9 May 2009

Only go to Ristorante Donatella if you love authenitic, delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices. The owners, Pietro & Donatella Ghilardi, do the cooking and only use recipes from their families back home in Verona. Everything is home made. Pietro makes the tiramisu daily...More

2  Thank GoFoot
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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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