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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 22
    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
Good place!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Kim P
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Hoganas, Sweden
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Hoganas, Sweden
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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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Stamford, United Kingdom
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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Top night was had here. Very good food, long and excellent wine list, and slightly bonkers surroundings ( a mixture of Aladin's cave and a wine cellar). Pricier than a trattoria, but food was so good that it was worth it. Very friendly and informative staff too

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is not your average 'fine-dining' establishment. It is quirky (borderline weird) and needs to be taken with a pinch of salt. The service is not warm and friendly, but it is efficient. The wine glasses and bulky and colourful - something to get used to! The food, however, was great, and that is after all what makes or breaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The menu here was a delight , small creative dishes prepared with care and fresh ingredients , pasta cooked al dente ,fresh truffles,meat dishes slow roasted to perfection, desserts made with passion and creativeness, a pleasure to the eye and tastebuds. Simply said a gem of a restaurant . Thank you to the team at Osteria la Fontanina "This is... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

all tables were empty when we arrived so we asked to be seated outside as it was a lovely day. waitress said they don't recommend it as the food will go cold - i think this is for customers to decide. lovely atmosphere and decor, food was not bad but definitely not worth the price. menu prices indicated on their... More 

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Additional Information about La Fontanina

Address: Portichetti Fontanelle S. Stefano, 3, 37129 Verona, Italy
Phone Number: +39 045913305.
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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