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Donato Enoteca

1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
+1 650-701-1000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group of Italian friends (FROM Italy, not Italian Americans) like to try different Italian restaurants around the Bay Area and we were not disappointed by this one! the menu is innovative, not the usual stuff. I loved my orecchiette with artichokes and mint, though...More

Thank IlariaK
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have frequented this restaurants many times over the years. We have had a Christmas Eve dinner for 10 or more for the past few years. We have enjoyed our meals each time. It is not "knock your socks off" food, but always tasty and...More

Thank markwY4783QE
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great service, food is excellent. Very reasonably priced. Atmosphere is nice, not ostentatious. Quiet, probably is very busy in early evening. They take reservations.

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Donatos is a cozy trattoria offering authentic Italian cuisine paired with wonderful wines. I particularly recommend the winemaker dinners which offer terrific wine pairings with each course & includes the actual wine maker educating diners on terroir, varietal & regional characteristics. Best part of this...More

Thank Oreogingy
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Dinner here - great choice and Prices ok. Had the fish and was excellent. Great wine choice and very attentive staff

Thank drpeterr23
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted to try it since I moved to Redwood City and glad I did so I won't wonder if I should or no. The whole experience was average, from food to ambiance to place... Would definitely consider trying another Italian places in the area before...More

Thank Yara C
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Downtown Redwood City, CA is going thru a building boom phase. It's great that some timeless restaurants last...Donato is one of them...great indoor/outdoor eating area for small or large groups. Great for a business dinner. Extensive Italian menu and great beers/wines. Worth a visit while...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I am a real fan of Italian cuisine. Encouraged by good reviews, I decided to visit this place hoping for an authentic Italian feast. Unfortunately, I did not like anything about this restaurant. Bread with pesto, served before main course, was the only highlight of...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Last night our non-profit group had a board meeting/dinner at Donato's. There were 8 of us. They gave us a nice private room in the back and the service was excellent! We enjoyed a wide variety of dishes, but I went for the prix fixe...More

Thank lmk2345
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My friend had her wedding reception here over President's Day weekend, and it couldn't have been a better choice! The space was beautiful, with a large, long bar area, lots of polished wood, high ceilings, and gentle early-evening sunlight streaming through the windows. At the...More

Thank Arunner2015
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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