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Donato's Pasta Plus Italian

1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
+1 941-764-1600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (90 reviews)
“cannoli” (26 reviews)
“rice balls” (12 reviews)
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1900 Tamiami Trl Unit 116, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2164
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Though the food didn't quite live up to its reputation the overall experience was fine. Service was very pleasant. Could have done without the opera singing chef. The risotto was a little gooey but the seafood with it was cooked just right. Caesar salad lacked...More

Thank laminrig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly delicious Italian food! They are very friendly and are sorry if someone has reserved the restaurant for a private event. They advised us when we could return and it was worth going back. They serve you enough food to have leftovers. I wish they...More

Thank andrewnM4812II
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Charlotte County fir 15 years we have never been to Donato’s Very fortuitous our fist choice had an hour wait so we decided to try it out First it looks like a subway entrance but the food was fantastic I had the...More

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This restaurant has a great New York atmosphere with the sounds and the sights. Great food and the service is good too.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went there twice in the last month and it has quickly become one of my favorite restraunts. The food and service is outstanding, try the tomato mozzarella appetizer, it's the best I've ever had! Our server Amanda was right on point all night. We never...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were promptly greeted by the friendly hostesses and taken to our table. The decor is very creative, made to feel like sitting outside under the stars at a sidewalk cafe in the city. We started with the FRESH mozzarella and tomato. An absolute must...More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting and unusual decor - part NYC subway entrance and part outdoor street market. Pasta maker on display and unexpectedly a waiter who bursts forth in song! My wife had the chicken marsala and I had the veal marsala. The chicken was “tasteless” but the...More

Thank Scul2137ptor
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere,the food and the wait staff can't be beat. Best Italian food I have found in Florida..

Thank jrtoolan
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is another great Italian Restaurant in Florida. It has a terrific ambience. Great food. The man who makes the mozzarella fresh in front of everyone is from Italy and has an operatic voice. At your request he will come to your table and sing...More

1  Thank jello692017
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Marissa was our wonderful server- thank you. Started with the rice balls and fabulous marinara. Bottle of merlot. Seafood risotto was creamy and fresh. My husband had sausage risotto and it was equally delicious. What a nice time we had!

Thank travelMOMMa63
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2017|
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Response from Jimwakey | Reviewed this property |
They do have Spinoni but it's chocolate covered without the claret sauce. It is very very good.
10 June 2016|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Friday and Saturday. Make sure you ask him to sing
17 December 2015|
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Response from Julia M | Reviewed this property |
Nope. First come first served. However, for large groups they will reserve a private room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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