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Cafe Fontanella

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Italian, American, Sandwiches, Pizza & Pasta
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4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189
+1 615-724-1601
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 19
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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
FANTASTIC FOOD!!

The pizza was awesome and so was the lasagna! The bread is like dessert and the service was great! It's worth the drive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Tammy T
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The pizza was awesome and so was the lasagna! The bread is like dessert and the service was great! It's worth the drive.

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you Tammy. We have gotten a lot of great feedback on the new menu. We appreciate you taking the time to review us and your kind words. More 

Tomball, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I liked everything about this place. Then menu has a great selection, the staff is friendly and efficient and the food was fantastic!

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you so much Beverly! We appreciate your review. Please come back and see us on you next trip through Nashville. More 

Tennessee
Top Contributor
194 reviews 194 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a medium, sausage pizza, and salad with chicken. Both were good but the price for the arugula salad--$17---was ridiculous. The chicken, which was $6 extra, was very small, tasty, but small. The greens includes bacon bits, almonds, and slices of apple. Seriously, for that price there should have been more salad, and definitely a larger chicken breast. Pizza... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our café. We appreciate you candor. I am glad you enjoyed the food. I hope on your next visit you try some of our other offerings. More 

Miramar Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is the only restaurant on site at the Fontanella and it's Italian. Average food and nothing special.

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the feedback. We are opening the Whites Creek Bistro this Spring, it will be our second eatery on site if you want to try something other then Italian. More 

Flushing, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

While visiting family in Nashville they took us to dinner to one of the best Italian restaurants we have had the pleasure of dining at. I had their linguini and clams and was blown away by the sauce. My wife had their special pork chop and at first sight of the size I knew she would not be finishing it.... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! I remember speaking with you on your visit. I hope you enjoyed the free tastings at our brand new winery. We look forward to having you back with us on your next visit to Nashville. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Above average fare - good pub/Italian food. An easy place to visit while on the grounds of the Fontanel estate.

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

We appreciate your visit and your review. We hope to see you back out here soon. More 

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped in for a late lunch on a Sunday. They were busy but we were able to park close to the building and we were seated right away. Our server was great and very helpful. I had the classic lasagna and my wife had spaghetti and meatballs. Our food was served pretty fast and was hot and tasty. We... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

The pizza is amazing and I agree, you should definitely try it. We have recently released our new menu and are now offering a creative pizza of the day. We thank you for taking the time to review us and look forward to having you back. More 

Iowa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a quick lunch here before our tour. The price was very reasonable, fast friendly service and great food. It was great to get an actual meal and not some expensive, amusement park type food. This would be a place I would visit again if I lived in Nashville.

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Our staff takes a lot of pride in our café and our property. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to having you back your next time through music city. More 

Ohio
Top Contributor
309 reviews 309 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stopped on for dinner while staying at the inn on the property. The restaurant was mostly empty - one table occupied - at 7 pm. We decided to try gnocchi with the recommended vodka sauce and a fish entree. Both portions were enormous, easily enough for two people. The gnocchi seemed of the frozen foodservice variety, but the sauce... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our café. I appreciate your candor and am pleased you enjoyed your dinner with us. We have recently upgraded our menu and look forward to your next visit through our property. More 

Schererville, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

After touring the Fontanel Mansion we stopped in here for lunch. We had an antipasto salad and a calzone ,We split both items between the two of us.They brought delicious garlic bread to the table that we enjoyed with our salad . The portion sizes were large and the food was delicious, The restaurant was very nice and the service... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, General Manager at Cafe Fontanella, responded to this review

Thank you Dan. We look forward to having you back to our property the next time your in town. We also appreciate you taking your time to write such a kind review. Thank you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-724-1601

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Sandwiches, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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