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Fontina Ristorante

349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566
925 462 9299
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Ranked #22 of 212 Restaurants in Pleasanton
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited Saturday night with my brother and his wife. Service was quick and friendly. There is a good choice at this place so we all found something we liked. Good atmosphere. Will no doubt visit again before the end of our holiday

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Morgan Hill, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Four of us had an early dinner here one Sunday. Our service was top notch and the food was very good. Lots of menu choices including several vegetarian dishes other than salads. We were all very pleased having made Fontina Ristorante our choice.

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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
196 helpful votes 196 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
89 helpful votes 89 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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