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La Fontana Italian Restaurant

17 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
01253 622231
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Ranked #38 of 490 Restaurants in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Established for over 20 years, experience a true taste of Italy at La Fontana in their modern Italian Courtyard Restaurant, set beneath a twinkling starry night sky, complete with roof slates, decorative trellis and of course, La Fontana - the fountain after which the Restaurant is named! Enjoy the first class Italian cuisine & warm Mediterranean ambience brought to you by long-time owner Franco and his team of loyal, passionate staff.
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English first
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

There were 4 of us eating all different dishes and they were all really good the table service was really good my only minor issue is you can not book in advance so you have to wait for a table in a small bar area which for us was standing only though for us only 10 minutes though the rest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We googled Italian restaurant whilst on holiday and saw the reviews for this restaurant and do decided to eat at La Fontana. The food was unbelievably good, very tasty and inexpensive. The staff were very friendly and helpful, so very big thumbs up for all staff. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

busy little family italian ,,, near talbot square / north pier many locals seem to eat here ....which is a good sign ;) the tomato garlic bread is one of the best i have ever had and trust me ,,,i have had a lot varied menu ,,,, mainly the usual suspects but well presented on hot plates !!

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Blackpool
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Always my first choice when taking the wench out and never disappoints. House red wine is delicious and Pollo al Pepe is perfecto. Service excellent Molto grazie La Fontana

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We travelled here from Rossendale as we had visited years previously and we were not disappointed. Our party of 5 ate here on the 23rd August 2014, for my sisters 17th birthday. From the start, the staff were attentive and friendly. We waited for 10 minutes for a table, which in my opinion is fantastic for such a busy, well... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Came here with a group of friends , it was really busy but we had booked so was seated really quickly but after our order was taken , we had to wait nearly an hour for the starters with no apology for the long wait !in this time ,we had to try and keep grabbing staff to order a drink... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

After reading the reviews we decided to eat at La Fontana, the food was nice but we have had better food at our local Prezzo !! We were expecting a lot more.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I'm a little dubious about writing this review as I have read some of the responses from La Fontana which read a little overbearing. I will try and make this review as fair as I can as that is the right thing to do as I don't want to upset anyone unecessarily. There are some good points and unfortunately some... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Ate on 15/8/14 walked in about 8pm no booking greeted by a very nice lady called Sam had to wait about 20 minutes this was no problem sat in the lounge area with a bottle of house red which was good and very reasonably priced at £12.95 litre bottle. Food and service was excellent I wanted a variation on the... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

the food is excellent, the staff were very attentive, even with the children, nothing was too much trouble. Must be possibly the best Italian restaurant secret in Blackpool We would recommend it to everyone for a great italian meal with lovely atmosphere.

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