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La Fontana Coast

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5000 Landis Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243-1741 (50th Street)
Trolley stops during summer season
609-486-6088
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Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Local who hates this place

I live here round. I ate here twice. Food is just ok, service is terrible. I will not go ever again. The tourists and weekend people love it though.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Michelle M
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I live here round. I ate here twice. Food is just ok, service is terrible. I will not go ever again. The tourists and weekend people love it though.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

maybe they have a pastry chef in peak season. in October it is just ok desserts made somewhere else. but the pasta is the real thing. most other things not so memorable in October. BYOB is really nice to have with no corkage.

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

This is the second year in a row that my wife and I and two other couples chose La Fontana Coast as our location for "restaurant night". This is a BYOB, which works just fine. The food is Northern Italian and is wonderful. Service is relaxed which is great if you are not in a hurry. Portions are ample so... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My wife and I took my parents out for a nice meal while enjoying a week at the beach. The food was great, our server was great and the prices were reasonable. Additionally, the portions were quite large. I would highly suggest this restaurant for a more upscale dinner while at the South Jersey Shore.

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Food - great, service - friendly, location - gps knows where it is, atmosphere- a bit noisy. Well worth the trip down from Ocean City NJ

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Phillyburbs
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food and service nice atmosphere however,when crowded it gets to be very tight inside it was hard leaving when tables are so close together

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had an incredible dinner! The fig and gorgonzola pasta special was delicious. Our waitress told us that even it's not on the special list we can request it during our next visit. Our server was extremely pleasant and took time with us even though it was a busy Saturday evening in the summer. We look forward to returning soon!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Of course, it's also the only one of its kind in SIC - upscale Italian. La Fontana Coast really packs them in pretty much every night of the week. And on weekends, they turn over about 150 seats a full 3 times. Amazing. But there is a reason. Reliably fresh and well prepared Italian fare with lots of seafood, chicken... More 

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Washington, DC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our family had a great experience at La Fontana. We were easily able to reserve a table outside on the patio to accommodate our family of 6 plus a high chair for our 15 month old. When we arrived the staff was pleasant and helpful, and our waitress was especially great. They quickly provided ice buckets for our BYO wine,... More 

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a great choice for tasty Italian food. The meals are beautifully prepared and served by a friendly and helpful wait staff. We ate outside so I can't comment on the noise level that others have cited. Portion sizes are more than adequate and prices are moderate. I would definitely go back again. La Fontana Coast is a winner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5000 Landis Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243-1741
    (50th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stops during summer season
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Isle City
  • Phone Number: 609-486-6088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?