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All 4 Whites Creek Restaurants

Cafe Fontanella

4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, TN 37189
615-724-1601
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $18
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
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Okay I was starving when lunchtime rolled around. We started out with bruschetta and it was the BEST I've ever had. I had the chicken marsala, and my husband had the Philly cheese steak. I think mine was better. A great sauce. Later I spied peeps eating pizza and they looked amazing. I think coming in the evening would also... More 

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

Our Calamari and Mozzarella Caprese are also very popular appetizers. We look forward to having you back, trying all our offerings. I also appreciate you taking the time to review our café. Thank you Rhonda!! More 

Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were unsure if we had time to visit the mansion but we knew we were hungry. I have a brother in law who is pretty picky, so a place needs to have steak or pasta. Pasta met his needs here very nicely with Fettuccini Alfredo. My wife and I split the Philly Cheesesteak. My half was six inches or... More 

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

I appreciate you taking the time to review us. I do remember you and your table! We discussed how much better Trip Advisor is then Yelp. Coincidently you also found us on this site, and we are glad you did! We look forward to having you back soon, have a safe and happy holiday season!! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It was nearly two years ago that my wife and I stopped here for lunch. The food was fine. It was the presentation that bugged me--I felt then that our waiter was pushing the appetizers and dessert a bit much. Fair or unfair, that's how it came across to me. Fast forward to now, and I was part of a... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I appreciate hearing all the positives and negatives involved in every guest experience. We do cater to big tour groups and family style meals around the holidays and am glad that the food and service was on point. We are always tweaking and working on improving our guest's experience. In... More 

Milan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food and drinks, amazing pizza!! Definitely would recommend to a friend! The wine was very good, and they had a nice sized menu, the garlic cheese bread is delicious

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

I agree with your review on our pizzas, and on Mondays they are two for one all day! I'm glad you mentioned our wine! The wine list has been carefully crafted, it consists of great flavorful wines at affordable prices. Thank you for your patronage and taking the time to review us. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I absolutely Love the Eggplant Rollatini. Have been dining their for lunch and dinner over the course of several years. It is consistantly Wonderful and the Service is Great. Portions are large. Cocktails and salads are the same. Great place to take your guests, wade in the creek, taste Prichards and tour the Mansion. MJ Rapetti, ADS Security

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

Thank You MJ!! We love seeing you at the café! Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to review us. More 

Woodridge, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Be sure to eat here after your tour of Fontanel. Delicious Italian fare. Sometimes you even get to enjoy some music while you're dining. Very friendly, attentive staff.

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

Thank you for the kind words. We have a lot of very talented staff members that are known to serenade their tables. They actually put together an amazing Christmas CD! We are having the official launch party at the café tomorrow night, please come down and enjoy the show! More 

Nashville, TN
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Fontanella is a quaint restaurant with good food in a nice country setting. The garlic bread is a must have - as it's probably the best in town. The pizza is worth mentioning too. For salad eaters - try the Brooklyn Caesar Salad - You won't be disappointed. All in all, I don't think you can go wrong here.... More 

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

I agree with your assessment of our menu. I think everything on our menu is delicious!! We have recently added a wide variety of gluten free options and a wonderful brunch menu for the weekends. We thank you for taking the time to write a review about us and look forward to having you back in the café soon. More 

Lumberton, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed at the Inn at Fontanel so were very pleased to learn of the restaurant on site - and the bonus was it was Italian, which is our fave! Our first night, we enjoyed Chicken Marsala and Penne with meat sauce and their yummy garlic rolls. The second night we chose to have dinner delivered to our room at... More 

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

So glad you had a great time at our Inn and café. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience, we appreciate your review. Please stay with us on your next trip to Music City! More 

Hendersonvile
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband tried the Philly Steak and cheese, lots of mushrooms and peppers and big enough to share. I had the pasta special, a chicken dish with lemon white wine sauce, delicious. The portions are large so we ate lunch again on the leftovers! I want to go back and try the pizza or some of the other delicious offerings.

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

We appreciate the review. The Philly is my favorite sandwich on our menu, I'm glad your husband enjoyed it. We also offer several specials throughout the week, such as two for one Pizzas on Mondays and half of wings on Wednesdays (dine in only) and two for one drafts, domestics and well drinks on Tuesdays. We hope to see you... More 

Pigeon Forge, TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good Service, ambience, & loved the food! When visiting the Mansion or staying at the Inn, make sure you check out the Cafe! They have some specials & a bar with Sports for locals & tourists, alike, to enjoy!

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

Thank you for the kind review. We look forward to having you back in the café soon. More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Fontanella

Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, TN 37189
Phone Number: 615-724-1601
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Whites Creek
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
Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches

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