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Donato Enoteca

1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
+1 650-701-1000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded early, high end professional crowd. Food is very good but the service was very slow. The plates and carving boards that they use look nice but take up way too much space on the table which gets a little annoying.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesday evening. We couldn't find anything in Palo Alto, so we rolled to Redwood City just to try out Donato. We were not disappointed. The service was incredible. Attentive. Suggestive. Diligent. Starters for us was the Polpo de Ceci. Very well done with amazing presentation....More

Thank Daddychop
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were a party of seven and in typical fashion, shared some of our food. They were all from very good to excellent. The set dinner was excellent throughout. I had the ceramic-pot chicken, which was pretty good but was reminded why chicken is not...More

Thank Panguin
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great food, great staff, great owner. The spaghetti with squid is exquisite! Their pizza is the best! The scampi are extremely fresh. Good wine oust!

Thank Mary050746
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is a well advertised restaurant in Redwood City. We've been there a few times but we can't really rave about this place. The food is good but the entree selections lack choices for the red-meat lovers. There's a variety of pasta and pizza selections....More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

When looking for a restaurant for a family celebration - look no further than Donato. The beautiful setting in the library, outstanding service and delicious well priced food should make this your number one choice!

Thank travelteachCA
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with a colleague and I must say it was excellent. Had to bruschetta as well as the fresh spaghetti with squid in squid ink. Both are awesome. Service was spot on, friendly and attentive. Would absolutely go here again.

Thank TonyMundain
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We've visited this restaurant many times and had food from barely passable to outstanding. Quality did not seem to vary with the day of the week or type of dish ordered. Service has generally been excellent.

Thank Mariah060
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Two couples, four delicious, excellent dinners enjoyed by all. Server was very attentive as was all the staff.

Thank ZiziinCal
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Executive Chef Donato Scotti's passion for using only fresh, pure ingredients in inventive ways that enhance every dish he loving servers, makes Donato Enoteca my chose for off the hook Italian cuisine. They also have one of the BEST Happy Hours in the Bay Area,...More

Thank Chris M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1993
    (Middlefield and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-701-1000
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Set in the heart of downtown Redwood City, Donato Enoteca offers true and honest contemporary Italian cuisine from Executive Chef Donato Scotti that changes weekly determined by the freshest available seasonal produce. Homemade pastas, wood-burning oven pizzas, meat and fish courses are available, executed in an authentic yet modern way. The menu spans every region of Italy and incorporates artisanal products, such as fresh imported burrata, prosciutto, grappa and olive oil. Other in-house specialties include sausages, mostarda and lamb prosciutto. The wine list focuses on smaller-production boutique wineries from Italy, California and France.
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