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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

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1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
+1 941-764-1600
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Donato's is a great Italian restaurant.....albeit a bit expensive but definitely worth the taste! Be sure to get there early as it fills up fast. The NY subway decor is fun and the pasta is made on site. One of the chefs will sing to you if requested and he is great!

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Thank Julie D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for some great Italian food, this is your place. Pasta made right at the restaurant. Homemade sauce that is some of the best I have ever had. Great staff. We go here when we are in town. Give it a try you will not be disappointed!

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Thank Bob0409
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with friends this evening and were actually in the restaurant just before 5 pm. By 5:30, it was packed! Crazy this time of year with all the snowbirds in town. Service was good and food was excellent. We live here year around so will probably wait for spring before we weather the crowds again. But if you are... More 

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Thank 614Dolphins
Punta Gorda, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a great meal was had with friends at dinner one evening. The best prepared pasta dishes in SW Florida right there in Port Charlott. Hats off to all the staff and cooks for a fine dining experience.

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Thank cabinwithaview
Naples, Florida
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I revisited Donato's & was happily surprised. The menu has improved & the meal was very good. They make fresh pasta there & fresh mozzarella. If you haven't been lately....it's better! And it's adorable inside.

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1 Thank traveler202020
Punta Gorda, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Italian restaurant with a great ambiance. The decor is like a little Italian outside restaurant at night including the subway to get there.

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Thank cruiserstravel
Orlando
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat NY subway atmosphere with vignettes that depict the Italian side of town. Good food and service. Affordable prices!

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Thank 232sheilaw
Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Mussels, which are the best around, and the ladies had the Ravioli, and Veal Parm, which cannot be eaten in one setting. Makes for a great lunch the next day. Highly recommend Donnatoes, servers, hostesses, and David and Dennis visit your table if they are there. And let's not forget the great Opera voice Pasta maker behind... More 

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Thank Planedout
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not where you would expect an Italian restaurant to be but it is definitely worth searching for. Great food service and atmosphere. Prices are reasonable for the portions and the dessert is to die for!!

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Pelham, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of NYC transplants to Florida had tears in their eyes from the entire experience. Their entrance, like NYC subway, to the entire dining room. Then the food, service and the locals that served us was wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?