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Donatello’s Restaurant

Main Street | No. 8, Maynooth Kildare, Ireland
+353 1 610 6558
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | No. 8, Maynooth Kildare, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve eaten at Donatello’s many times over the years, mostly at its previous premises. Our lunch there today was very disappointing and nowhere near the standard we would have expected. The food was average at best, a side order of food arrived after we’d reminded...More

Thank whel h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my favourite place after 15 years of living close by. But, on this occasion the restaurant was way understaffed and the starters when they eventually arrived (45 mins after ordering) were cold! One more request, please get rid of your couches as they...More

Thank Bridie62
Reviewed 5 days ago

The old Donatellos was always a delight to visit for a great dining experience whether dine in or take away but ever since the move to the new premises they seem to have forgotten about their loyal customer base of old. On the website their...More

1  Thank jokenblue
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great new downtown location and very popular with locals but unfortunately the food did not live up to our expectations. Service was very slow to begin with. with and pizzas were just average.Spagetti Carbonara had little flavor. The housewine was very nice and the prices...More

Thank thebiscuits
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times and each visit is better than the last. The menu is extensive and there is something here for every one no matter what your palette is. This is an Italian restaurant family owned and run. The staff are exceptional and...More

Thank gabriel31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here for years- love their new location! Pizzas are always to die for! Highly recommend

Thank Lucy0641
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cant recommend highly enough for food and service. Best Italian for miles around. A member of our group has a shellfish allergy and when staff were informed they went to exceptional lengths to ensure her safety and assure us, even chef came to our table....More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to feel like you have been transported to Italy & dine in Maynooth , this one is for you . Donathellos oozes ambiance & Italian charm. Fantastic menu , best pizza & pasta you will ever eat . Great wine selection that...More

1  Thank Hogie_10
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Very nice Italian food with excellent service. We were in a large group and the staff were extremely efficient and attentive. Will definitely go again!

Thank Detta D
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The place was nice. The service was okay; however, it does need improvement in terms of reception. A smile upon entrance would really help. The tables are not my favorite part of the restaurant. The lasagna was good though. The chicken not so much. I...More

Thank Mohammed A
Martin M, General Manager at Donatello’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Mohammad A, Thank you very much for your comments. They are really appreciated. Also, allow us to thank you for your custom. We are so sorry we didn't make your evening special and enjoyable. If you wish to contact us directly in the restaurant...More

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20 March 2015|
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Response from Martin M | Property representative |
You have absolutely nothing whatsoever to be nervous about! Our Restaurant 'La Maison Donatellos' is the oldest & one of the most charming, inviting & friendlies family run restaurants in Maynooth. We are a bit confused as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | No. 8, Maynooth Kildare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 610 6558
  • E-mail
Authentic Italian Cuisine, Twenty years ago, Donatello's Ristorante was the first restaurant in Maynooth and for two decades it’s acted as a community hub for everyone in the town. Now the family run business has moved to the Main Street from the Town Centre Mall.
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