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La Fontanina

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Portichetti Fontanelle S. Stefano, 3, 37129 Verona, Italy
+39 045913305.
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Stylish dinning al fresco

This small restaurant, hidden away in a small back street outside the centre of Verona, is a true find (have since heard that it is a Michelin 1-star!!). The weather was perfect to sit on the small outside terrace. A great atmosphere and an even greater wine list (about 65 pages!). The patronne was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
MG1944
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Firstly let me say this isn't a bad review. There wasn't anything bad about the place. The setting is ok, adjacent to a road but nicely laid out. More like a good local restaurant. The staff were friendly and helpful. The menu was a little limited. The food was ok but not one star Michelin standard from my experience. It... More 

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A group of nine of us dined here to celebrate my parents' 30th wedding anniversary and had a fantastic meal. There were a couple of small issues which would have been easily avoidable by the management but they didn't spoil the experience at all. As I said, this was for a very special occasion and therefore we booked a few... More 

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Michelin Starred restaurants are normally very technical affairs with a high level of service, people in waistcoats, everything timed to perfection (Grammercy Tavern for example) and sometimes just a little that gets in the way of the food. This is not like that. This is a family owned restaurant outside the city centre, that is part of its community that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This small restaurant, hidden away in a small back street outside the centre of Verona, is a true find (have since heard that it is a Michelin 1-star!!). The weather was perfect to sit on the small outside terrace. A great atmosphere and an even greater wine list (about 65 pages!). The patronne was very helpful in advising on the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We ate here on the last night of our honeymoon. It is in a residential area across the river with a fairly noisy bar close by but this still couldn't spoil it for us. I had aubergine pie to start, in a delicious pastry. We went for the recommended seafood platter to share as a main, which was absolutely fantastic.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A unique, delightful and idiosyncratic restaurant. The owner who served us, part of the husband and wife team who have run the restaurant for over 30 years, was charming and helpful. The atmosphere was Alice in Wonderland, a maze of objects, furniture, mirrors, curtains and chandeliers and, despite the fact that it was a very quiet night, it provided a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

finding a Michelin starred restaurant in Verona was a challenge but we found this one and were not disappointed. The atmosphere, service and food are all very unique and pleasing - well worth the visit - book in advance!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

No expectations with this 1-starred restaurant, but this night it was well-deserved. Just located outside old town near Pietra bridge. Inside it is narrow, like a doll-house, so sit outside if the weather admits. Started with Prosecco on the house. Really good rustic venetian good, good prices and well-sorted winelist. Recommend the raviolo and the braised beef venetian style.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arrived with high expectations. Decor was lovely. Wine list was excellent. Prosecco brought on the house. Had a very good truffle ravioli starter and one slightly over complicated venison starter, which was OK. Mains arrived, again an excellent guinea fowl dish. Our other main was a flavourless bit of wild boar with sticky, over reduced sauce and a hard,... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was very excited about going to La Fontanina so the chance to be disappointed was quite high. But I absolutely loved the place. The food was amazing (my pasta with black truffles was small - started size - but to die for). The wine list was unbelievably long - a very important point for my boyfriend so he was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Portichetti Fontanelle S. Stefano, 3, 37129 Verona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: +39 045913305.

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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