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Fontana

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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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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Beautiful courtyard; perfect location for breakfast

You are asked for your name and room number at the hostess desk; not sure why both are necessary and feel for security reasons you should only be asked to give one or the other. Waiters very professional and attentive. Guests are called by their name (Mr. so and so, Mrs so and so) which was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
natmicstef
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Caribbean
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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211 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Caribbean
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You are asked for your name and room number at the hostess desk; not sure why both are necessary and feel for security reasons you should only be asked to give one or the other. Waiters very professional and attentive. Guests are called by their name (Mr. so and so, Mrs so and so) which was a nice touch. Buffet... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We have had breakfast several times, always very good. Dinner last week was excellent. Great service; my daughter showed up a bit late, but they did not miss a beat and got everyone in our party of 7 served on time and we made our show. The food is simply delicious. I ate pasta with a short rib ragout. All... More 

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Fairfield County, CT
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136 reviews 136 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Make sure you sit outside if the weather is good so you can get a beautiful view of this landmark building. The breakfast buffet was great and the service was good. Dinner was also excellent food with good service. $$$

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Valley Stream, NY
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69 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

the Italian food was very good, especially the Italian pasta. we had breakfast there three times buffet excellent. the setting is great and open courtyard surrounded by palms. Service excellent

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had lunch in the stunning and very relaxing Biltmore courtyard - the Rissotto Pescatore was fantastic, but the Bolognese sauce (gnocchi Bolognese today) was to die for, and I'm not an italian food novice. Very attentive service at Fontana but also from valet all the way through & out again. A treasured experience when just showing my daughter the hotel-very... More 

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Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We sat in the garden, beautful greenery, majestic fountain, wait staff was prompt with an aire of comfortableness, the food was incredible, portions were for sharing, great homemade pasta dishes, sommelier was knowledgeable about his selection and marched a good wine at a reasonable price The BILTMORE architecture is 1931, arches,columns.stone. And stucco. Very romantic

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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146 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is all about the setting and the atmosphere, the food is certainly good and the service not bad either but the real factor here is the wonderful surroundings. There is an indoor section to the restaurant but unless the weather is really bad - why would you ? The outdoor seating is in a large beautiful courtyard area... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were staying at the Biltmore and had breakfast at the Fontana. We decided to order off the menu instead of the buffet and it was terriffic! They offer new fresh variations on breakfast classics.....yummmmm

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Sag Harbor, Ny
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143 reviews 143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Four of us dined having the carpaccio, grilled octopus, Pasta Neri, red snapper special, Caesar salad. All good. the Octopus was huge and wasn't the most attractively presented but turned out to be delicious as were the other entrees. Service was good and the courtyard is beautiful

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usa
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128 restaurant reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The courtyard is the main attraction. If you a group of four, request a corner courtyard table. This will give you a measure of privacy plus the opportunity to enjoy the ambiance. There are cloister tables around the perimeter of the courtyard, a good choice if you a party of two. Service is very courteous and accommodating. I needed to... More 

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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: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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