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2692 County Road E E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-4909
+1 651-777-9199
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Farmington, Utah
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am very stingy with my 5 ratings. It's next to impossible to have a perfect dining experience. However, Donatelli's earned that rating tonight. We were greeted very nicely as we walked into the restaurant and that was just the start. I was a little surprised by the wait, but the greeter was very nice and told us it would... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing the great reviews, we decided to give this place a try. First, they have it down right having a the bar at entrance, super friendly staff, food samples of pizza and their Italian fries where you certainly don't mind waiting to be seated. Our wait was over 45 minutes but it flew by as we drank, chatted and... More 

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Thank Tracey W
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for pizza and many types of pasta. The Pink Panther theme is a fun, quirky twist. The owners have always been very gracious in supporting the community. Definitely a family favorite in my house!

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Thank Douglas H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Donatelli's is an experience. Full most of the time, in modest space; usually quite warm. Good food and a lot of it. Friendly "family" staff, fast service. Basically Italian: pasta, pizza; other "American" food. Good drink menu. Best ice cream counter in the area. A "feel good" environment. Open for lunch, dinner. Located in a small, well-frequented shopping mall in... More 

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Thank Irl C
Minnesota
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

There is a reason why this place has thrived for so long. I've been there a few times now and have had both the pizza and a baked pasta. Both were very good. The 'side' salad is big enough to split for sure and has a ton of mottz cheese on it along with other very fresh ingredients. The service... More 

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Thank KingsMama
VA
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Awesome. Dunkers are the bomb, pizzas are incredible, sauce is to die for... What a thrill, the staff is so perfect for my family or by the date night. Always served with a smile, no issue with space or wanting a booth. My sister worked there over 20 years ago, not much has changed. IT'S BOTTOM LINE AWESOME! Go for... More 

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Thank FireSale
Minneapolis, MN
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We go to Donatelli's 4 or 5 times a year, only because we live an hour away, otherwise we would go much more often! The service is always first class. The owner of the restaurant is usually there in the evenings and will come visit with each table, This personal level of service seeps down to every employee I have... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have loved Donatelli's for several decades. This place has been on Diner's Drive-In's and Dives and the pizza does not disappoint. The cheese fries are really good as well. Sandwiches and other food is great. Will definitely go back!

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Thank Kswany
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

So, i'm a December baby....12 days b4 Christmas to be exact. My mom wanted to take me out for lunch & i chose Donatelli's because it is yummy & close to work. The meat ball dunker is my FAVORITE!!! I also received a surprise Happy Birthday sundae with 'Happy Birthday' written in hot fudge. The food there is always great.... More 

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Thank KJ M
St. Paul, MN
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Ate there on New Year's Eve. The food was tasty. They have plenty of gluten free options. We have not eaten at this restaurant in a long time since we no longer live in the neighborhood. The food is still delicious. They have remodeled and now have a bigger fridge/freezer area to sell their sauces, pizzas, etc. We will be... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2692 County Road E E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-4909
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  White Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 651-777-9199
Description
Donatelli's features homemade pasta and sauces...featured on Triple D with Guy Fieri. Signature items include our spaghetti pie, heart stopper pizza, baked Mostaccioli with meat sauce, tortellini Alfredo and Italian jambalaya. We also have an extensive gluten free menu. Dine-in, take-out, delivery and catering...full service receptions, grad parties, funerals and more.

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