Our plans changed from Sunday to Saturday night, and the restaurant was very accommodating. We love this place....just fantastic, old school fine dining....attentive service, polished presentation, very good wine list and truthfully a good price point for this type of dining experience. This is not your typical "slam dine" for $ 30/person outing...but if you are looking for a refined, quality dining experience, a touch of romance and great people watching, you should definitely check this out.
The menu is pricey but for special occasions the ambience, service, and food are worth it. We were seven for a birthday dinner. There are at least two round tables which makes for a much more pleasant dining experience then a long rectangular one. The service is impeccable. A very enjoyable evening.
This was my first time at donatello and last. I was very excited to come here because I thought it was upscale amazing service restaurant
We had reservations at 830. It was very busy every body seemed overwhelmed and the host ask to sit at a bar while he get table ready we waited fir half hour and it look like they forgot us. I waived at the host and he apologize and try to find us a table . He gave us a table that was not set and we had to wait another 25 min. To have it set
Finally after an hour a waiter came to get out order . I was so upset I told my friend let’s leave . I’m so sorry it was her bday. She said we waited this longlet’s order something quick and then leave
The host came to our table and offer me a free drink . I could of complained and did not I was so disappointed and embarrassed because I invited my friend for her special day. I will never go there again
Great customer service, atmosphere and food. Will definitely return and recommend to my friends.
Greeted well by Gino. Food came out steaming but it was only the surface since much of the food was just warm. Happy for their large clientele but it was just too loud.
It was a very special birthday for my wife, which I noted on her Open Table reservation, but it was never recognized although others were.
Lots of food but very pricey. The rose upon leaving was a nice touch.
In our mind, just an average Italian restaurant that was "nice to have seen but would not go back".
Restaurant looks and feels amazing, food was the best Italian I've ever had.
Food was unimpressive and forgettable. When paying $40/plate, I expect the food to leave a lasting impression.
Food was wonderful
Fantastic!! Can’t wait to go back!
Just okay food was overpriced My husband ordered chicken Parm for $30 doesn’t come with pasta only green beans so he asked for a side of pasta they charged an additional $17 for a small bowl of pasta in my opion that is being taken advantage of almost $50 for chicken parm ? Food wasn’t bad nothing to rave about .
Excellent food and great service.
Great place to eat. Food, service, and atmosphere was top notch!
Made dinner reservations for Valentines Day. Overall the food was good but over priced, the service was good initially but was non existent towards the end, would never go for Valentines Day dinner again bc we felt herded like cattle to the table which was in a back room crammed to capacity with a hundred other tables and did not make for an intimate setting, and I’m sure it violated some fire code ordinance with max occupancy. Our service in the beginning was good, apps and food came out very quick but once meal was done we had no one come by our table for a good 15 min, it wasn’t until I flagged a waiter down did they try to offer us dessert. The tables were about 10 inches apart and so close that it was very hard to have a conversation and worse of all they sat this very obnoxious drunk of a mess woman next to us mid way through our dinner, she was so loud and every other word out of her trashy mouth was a curse word, I would have rather been water boarded for an hour then set on fire than sit and hear this loud mouth for one more minute, needless to say it really killed the vibe. I had more intimate settings at chilis than this place, for the amount you spend it’s not worth it. There are far better restaurants in the area, with just as good or better food and service that give you a better intimate experience than this place. I would not go back and likely not recommend this place to friends or family. I had high expectations bc of past positive reviews but ended up being a huge disappointment. I suspect bc of the onset of new restaurants opening up in the area that they lost some essential staff, cooks and waiters, which has contributed to their downward trend in overall food, service and experience.
Great food service sucked . I would not recommend for a special occasion.
Great dining experience. The service is exceptional as is the food. It can be a bit noisey but I’d call it more of a vibrant environment that a distracting one. Highly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion.