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La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

1759 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29414​
+1 843-556-1111
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Ranked #157 of 738 restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of the West Ashley district of Charleston, La Fontana is Charleston's favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. Featuring Pasta, Pizza, Sandwiches, and more. We are also able to create fantastic dishes that are Gluten-Free. In addition, we feature a large selection of Vegetarian and Vegan options that are sure to please! Delivery, Take Out, and Catering are available. Great for a business lunch or a romantic night on the town, enjoy the fresh and authentic Italian flavors of La Fontana Restaurant.
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of the West Ashley district of Charleston, La Fontana is Charleston's favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. Featuring Pasta, Pizza, Sandwiches, and more. We are also able to create fantastic dishes that are Gluten-Free. In addition, we feature a large selection of Vegetarian and Vegan options that are sure to please! Delivery, Take Out, and Catering are available. Great for a business lunch or a romantic night on the town, enjoy the fresh and authentic Italian flavors of La Fontana Restaurant.
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

I visited la Fontana restaurant for first time I won't never forget the tasted of my dish , yummy , I ate all my dish , definitely I will came back with my parents from Perù . God wishes !!!

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Milford, Delaware
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Hubby and I ate Father's Day Lunch here because of the 1/2 off deal for dads. After reading mixed reviews, I decided to play it safe and ordered the buffalo cheese pizza and hubby ordered chicken parm with pasta. For starters, we enjoyed the bread loaf with bland (as stated by others) olive oil infused with rosemary and pepper dipping... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Italian food at its best! We had amazing Chicken Parmesan, lovely Moscato wine, and tiramisu/lemon cake for dinner. All was yummo!!

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

So disappointed. I can't believe this place got good reviews. When we walked in, I thought it smelled a bit "funny." It was smallish, dark, dated, and felt like time travel back to the 50's, Dean Martin musak and all. But not in a good way. As it was almost 9PM and we were hungry, we persevered. Service was prompt... More

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Alden, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We just arrived in town late and only wanted a light meal. We had 2 of their pizzas and an appetizer of Arancini and they were excellent! We wanted to go back another night for dinner, but couldn't fit it in our schedule. Next time we're in the area, we'll definitely go back.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Small older place, not much to look at outside or inside, but the pizza we had was outstanding and the service was good. The menu included a full selection of traditional Italian courses and dishes.

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Rochester, New York
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

In a city with great cuisine, it seemed as if there were not too many Italian places, and ones that were at lower pricing. We found this little gem when looking for a place that had pasta for our toddler who is very picky right now. The atmosphere is very upscale, and the service very good for a place with... More

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Mio, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a very nice authentic Italian restaurant, and they make the very best calzones we have ever had!! If you like calzones, you are in for a real treat!

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Foster, RI
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Just left La Fontana Italian Restaurant after having an incredible meal with my husband. The food was delicious and staff and owner very welcoming. I highly recommend.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Was recommended by the Residence Inn staff for Italian dining. food and service was excellent! Would dine there, again!

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