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Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria

86 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SG, England
+44 191 230 0444
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Opens in 30 min
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SG, England
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had pizzas from don vitos during the England Sweden game and they were the best pizzas we've had for ages. We'll definitely be back for more. The young lady who served us was really friendly and professional, the service overall was exemplary. It's the...More

Thank brassmonkey858
Andreas S, Owner at Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the pizzas and looking forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent however my chicken wings and pepperoni pizza were oily & greasy, it's edible. I was bit disappointed, I've had the same order at different Italian and Don Vito is certainly not my favourite!More

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Andreas S, Owner at Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for wiring this review for us. I am sorry to hear your food was not to our standards and we disappointed you. We are taking this criticism in the most constructive way and will use this to improve in the future . Once...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Its back on form! Having been to the 1990s and 2010 Don Vito's, and always liking the food and service, it seemed to slip a little a few years ago; the food was OK but unreliable, so we went further afield and gave it a...More

Thank DaveZoon
Andreas S, Owner at Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you very much for spending your time to write this review for us. It is great to have you guys coming back . We are pleased you enjoyed your evening again. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Booked in advance but waited 20 mins for our table. Asked 3 times to place our order and asked 3 different people for a bottle of wine. Service was chaotic with it seemed like only one person able to take orders. Then waited an hour...More

Thank avidtraveller57
Andreas S, Owner at Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to write this review for us. It has been noticed. We would normaly be just as quick as it take to cook fresh food from scratch. Inevitably some time we are dictated by quick fill of the restaurant...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

I booked a table here for 6 people before going to see Ed Sheeran on Saturday 9 June - wasn't sure about it when we first got there as it's upstairs so can't be seen from the street and the staircase doesn't look very inviting....More

Thank KTGirlSolihull
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My bridesmaids booked a meal here for our trip to Newcastle for my hen do, and we were not disappointed!!! Quirky, modern decor, relaxed atmosphere, and polite, attentive staff. The food was excellent, there were 15 of us, and no one had a bad word...More

Thank Charlotte E
Andreas S, Owner at Don Vito's Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Ladies Thank you for spendin your time to write us this review. It is always a pleasure to hear you enjoyed the meal and that we contributed to a lovely night out for your hen party. Wishing you a fab wedding day . We...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Was looking for a good Italian with happy hour prices on a Saturday and got exactly this here. Everything was great. The service was quick and excellent; my favourite pasta Arrabiata was on the menu and the pricing was cheap. Will...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a business trip. Plenty of choice, including for vegetarians. Pizza was pretty good, very flavoursome.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Not so impressed. Sticky tables, menus and bill holders. Tiny pasta dish with 3 small meatballs (nice and fiery though) and a couple of £8-£9 prawn and chicken/bacon starters that were also small and pretty average. Shame because always known for good value though little...More

Thank sleep007
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I went with guests for the restaurant week. We went for 2 courses for £10. But they added almost £8 of veggie, although they told me on the phone they were included with the lamb. I couldn't complain because I had guests. They missed the...More

Thank 9world_citizen9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 0444
  • E-mail
Refurbished in September 2015, Don Vito's originally opened its doors on Newcastle's historic Pilgrim Street in 1976. Since then, it has served Italian-inspired cuisine that balances relaxed dining with the irresistible taste - and great value - of Southern European comfort food.
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