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Fontina Ristorante

349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566
925 462 9299
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Ranked #30 of 212 Restaurants in Pleasanton
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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23 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
San Jose, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We went here recently for dinner and the food was amazing! There were 6 of us and everyone loved their choices! The chicken Marsala and the pumpkin raviolies both with mushroom entries were simply awesome! The salads were huge even after a couple of us decided to split them and were given our own plates. We had a spinach salad... More

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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204 reviews 204 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were a group of 6, had to ask for two baskets of bread and two plates of oil. Actually told us to share. We had to insist. We ate outside, lots of local traffic, plus a few Harleys. Really not very special. I doubt we we try again.

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Danville, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Atmosphere terrible. Just got back from Tuscany and the smallest and cheapest bistro had more ambiance and great flavors! So disappointed! My husband commented that he's done spending $70 for a mediocre meal! Merlot was good- Kinridge..Caesar had no flavor- Linguini with clams and mushrooms should be called Linguini with mushrooms for the lack of clams. The sauce was soupy... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Fontina's Ristoranti is an authentic Italian warm and friendly spot in Pleasanton with a big menu and delicately prepared dishes. The service is exceptional and the food is fresh and delicious.

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Petaluma, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was our first time at Fontina Restaurant. My wife and I very much enjoyed the delicious entrees. My wife ordered the Blackberry Salmon w/ Polenta and I, the Chicken Gorgonzola. The service was impeccable as soon as we entered the restaurant. I highly recommend the Fontina Restaurant, if you desire delicious food and impeccable service.

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Berkeley, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

wonderful location in old downtown. plenty of parking in the area. indoor and outdoor seating. enjoyed the Rocket Fruit Salad that was refreshing. the Egg Bacon Salad had decent sized chunks of crisp bacon. the toasted almonds were excellent in both salads. the bacon dressing is too thick so you are unable to spread it out on your salad. the... More

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Pleasanton, CA
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264 reviews 264 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We've gone to this restaurant since they opened years ago. The food is always good and everyone in the family can find something that becomes their favorite. The service is great, and the wine list is good and reasonably priced.

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San Ramon
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175 reviews 175 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

LOVELY, small, intimate ristorante in Pleasanton, California (charming community) Very quiet and tranquil, excellent cuisine with a stellar wine list of variety. Right on the main drag (Main Streeet) in this quaint little town with a variety of ecletic shops, a museum, old hotel. Founded around 1849-1850? This town has retained it's love of heritage with many restaurants similar to... More

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Pleasanton, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I can only comment on the one meal I had (vegetarian linguine), but I'm afraid to say that it fell into the category of "I could do better at home"; watery vegetables and no excitement whatsoever. On the other hand, the place had a cosy feel, friendly service, and a good local beer.

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San Francisco
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We went to Fontina last night for my birthday. I must say that Allison, the waitress was the best. She did not hurry us but was attentive. We sat out on the patio which is so nice. I did feel that the inside needed something...nice artwork maybe, can't really put a pin on it. Anyway, I ordered the Salmon Fettuccine... More

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