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Cuyahoga Falls Avenue, Akron, OH
+1 330-928-9530
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (7 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
Cuyahoga Falls Avenue, Akron, OH
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Located in Akron's North Hill, an area once known a strong Italian neighbourhood, this family owned restaurant sits on the corner of a busy street. It would be easy to drive by and not think about stopping unless you knew better. They have off street...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Sister took us here it is one of their faves and apparently an Akron icon, although I lived in Akron most of my life and never heard of it...good mozzarella stick and fair sauerkraut balls. I got the shrimp alfredo. Alfredo noodles covered in a...More

Thank Teri K
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This little place has been run by the family for years. The Italian food is authentic, homemade sauce is very good as is the house salad dressing. We all enjoyed our food, starting with the basket of bread. My pasta was tasty and my wife’s...More

Thank lilirishstar
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

After hearing so many good things about Dontino’s, I finally ate here myself. It was ok. It was lunch and a Friday during lent, so my options were very limited to fried fish and pasta marinara. I had the spinach pasta with marinara and salad....More

Thank StowMomof2Boys
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This was the worst food I have ever had, needed an Italian restaurant to eat at the night before the Akron Marathon. I got the homemade noodles and chicken cutlet, seriously it was bland, greasy and watery on the bottom I had to make myself...More

Thank Felecia E
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My family has been dining here for over 30 years! So many things are so delicious especially the Manicotti, Lasagna and the meatball sandwich! Very friendly atmosphere and fun place to dine!

Thank Carol O
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I always have great food! Baked manicotti is amazing, as well as home made spaghetti noodles. My son loves the meatballs!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

There is a small room for private gatherings and we attended a business seminar there. Our server and the food were both very good. I'm not much of a fan of Italian Cuisine, so I ordered Dontino's Special Salad. A fair sized bed of lettuce,...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nothing great here. Italian food is just ok. Sauce is average. Prices have gone up quite a bit and the quality has not. Large chunks of white lettuce in small salad with slightly warm and wilted lettuce. Spaghetti was served jut warm, not hot and...More

Thank diner307
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The atmosphere was nice and the prices were decent. The food was mediocre at best, with paper thin chicken parmesan which might as well have been cardboard. The lasagna was tasteless, and the shrimp alfredo tasted store bought. We were really disappointed.

Thank Nancy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cuyahoga Falls Avenue, Akron, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-928-9530
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