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The Venice-born owners of Donatello operate the restaurant much as their grandparents would.


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Donatello, Tampa, FL

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Donatello Restaurant Review

: The clientele runs the gamut from locals who have frequented Donatello for years to vacationers and business people who hear about the place by word-of-mouth. The restaurant's ambience is just as you would imagine, with small bouquets of roses on each table, gold leaf on the ceiling and subdued pink lighting. You can't go wrong with entrées like the oysters cooked in a fresh spinach sauce, the osso buco or any of the hand-rolled pastas. Or consider the salmon alla stromboli --- poached salmon with shrimp and asparagus in a creamy wine sauce. Try the fritto misto for a tasty mix of crispy fried scampi, baby calamari, grouper, scallops and baby zucchini. An extensive wine list complements the cuisine. Admittedly, it feels like a Friday night restaurant your parents might frequent, but what the menu and atmosphere lack in creativity is made up for with the consistency of the food and good service.

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