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1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Granada)
(305) 913-3200
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: One of the few remaining Miami locales offering traditional English...
One of the few remaining Miami locales offering traditional English afternoon tea, the Biltmore is arguably the most elegant venue, with its soaring vaulted ceiling, magnificent lobby and majestically mantled fireplace. The refreshing repast is served daily and is complemented with and elegant harp weekdays and music of an accomplished classical guitarist on the weekends. During the holiday season guests can expect themed pastries.Reservations are recommended.
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Patio Setting with great Food

Filet mignon with pasta and mushrooms one night, really nice veal picatta one night. Both meals were fresh, light, and outstanding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Chris Y
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Central Florida, Florida
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Central Florida, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Filet mignon with pasta and mushrooms one night, really nice veal picatta one night. Both meals were fresh, light, and outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Let me start off by saying that this place is by far the best Italian restaurant I have ever been to! Miguel made this an extremely memorable event! Such a sincere and respectful manager. He came by our table and made sure we had the best service, great plates with perfect wine recommendations. Mr. Miguel then introduced us to our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A restaurant nestled in the Biltmore Hotel should be exceptional. Fontana was good, but not exceptional. We dined there on July 4th, and they were extremely busy, so perhaps it was not a fair representation of their abilities. The service was excellent. Waiters were attentive and helpful. The restaurant setting was nice. There was a limited menu because of the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Restaurant has a nice buffet breakfast where you can get made to order omlets. Has indoor and outdoor seating.

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Miami, Florida
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We have eaten here several times. It is a beautiful romantic setting at the Biltmore. We had small plates. The angel hair (half order) was more than enough, but it was too heavy handed in a bland tomato sauce. A Caesar salad was ok, but could not taste any garlic or anchovy so I bit bland as well. Finally, there... More 

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Laurelville, Ohio
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My wife, Daughter, Niece, and I ate dinner at the Fontana restaurant on June 10th. We sat outside in the courtyard surrounded by plants and loved it. We had the choice of three cold cuts for an appetizer: Prosciutto, Wild Boar Salami, and the salami soppressatta. All three were excellent with the soppressatta being outstanding in flavor. Our entree's were... More 

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N.Carolina
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Breakfast buffet was great, many choices and they were happy to serve what was missing. Dinner selections were many and creatively prepared

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Lovely, surrounding a fountain, in open air or inside. Very good and well prepared Italian food. Worth it money.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

After a wonderful and luxurious night at the Biltmore hotel we decided to stay there for breakfast. So we dined at the Fontana, Saturday morning at 9:30. The server staff appeared rushed and cold. We even overheard an argument between two of them. There was a buffet with various small stations. Not wanting to get up and serve ourselves at... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The menu and service are very enjoyable. I have dined here for both lunch and dinner on many occasions. The setting gives me the impression of being in 'Old World Cuba' for another tropical setting. I have yet to be disappointed during any of my frequent visits.

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Additional Information about Fontana

Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone Number: (305) 913-3200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
    (Granada)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: (305) 913-3200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

One of the few remaining Miami locales offering traditional English afternoon tea, the Biltmore is arguably the most elegant venue, with its soaring vaulted ceiling, magnificent lobby and majestically mantled fireplace. The refreshing repast is served daily and is complemented with and elegant harp weekdays and music of an accomplished classical guitarist on the weekends. During the holiday season guests can expect themed pastries.Reservations are recommended.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?