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La Bella Donna

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2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Western Massachusetts
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224 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned to go to another restaurant in town on the night of our visit, but it turns out that Donegal rolls up the carpet pretty early at night. It is difficult to find a restaurant that stays open past 9:00 PM, and we ended up at La Bella Donna almost by default due to its later closing time... More 

Thank Peter_01039
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to La Bella Donna on several occasions and they never fail to impress. The second I walked in the door I was greeted with a warm smile and seated almost immediately. I visit Donegal quite often and this restaurant is my go-to place for dinner. I have gotten to know the Manager Anne, from visiting frequently. She... More 

Thank cilleanrobertguihen
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Courteous and professional staff. Young male waiter had proficient knowledge of the wine and food. The food arrived quicker than expected and was excellent. Lovely to see the manager working with the staff. Great Italian coffee too. Has to be the finest place to dine in Donegal town.

Thank Louise W
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

was recommended to us and we tried to book for saturday evening,was fully booked but said could squeeze us in at 9 we we agreed to,when arrived hadnt long till they got us a table and the food was fabulous,had the brocshetta starter followed by mixed fish mains which was superb,we will be back!!

Thank aidyb4
Al Ain
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Excellent food served with good humour, in comfortable surroundings. Our seafood was cooked and seasoned to perfection.

1 Thank Kevin M
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great Italian food, the pizzas are to die for. Service quick and efficient, although the staff could be friendlier and more personable. I visit Donegal regularly and have eaten everywhere but always return here.

1 Thank Bobbyfett17
Prague, Czech Republic
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Delightful restaurant. Nice ambiance, discreet service and a delicious Saltimbocca with salad. Good coffee too. Some really nice touches to the decor - look out for the wood marquetry on the floor.

1 Thank Sara C
Omagh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

In Donegal for weekend so booked a meal. The staff were generally friendly but the lady owner could be come be more welcoming to her clients. The steaks were reported to be good but I had a chicken dish that was not very impressive hence the overall score. We enjoyed our night out and I would return and try the... More 

1 Thank rossiet282016
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family. The staff were really friendly and the decor is beautiful. The food was absolutely gorgeous, will definitely be back again. One of the nicest italians I've been to.

1 Thank Heab01
County Donegal, Ireland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you like pasta and Italian food this is the place in Donegal to go to. And they have the really good Italian red wines which I love. It can be a little cramped if the dining room is full but the food makes more than up for it. My daughters love this place.

1 Thank Vera M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
Italian Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?