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La Piccola Fontana

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6063 Isla Verda Avenue | in Wyndham El San Juan Hotel, Carolina, Puerto Rico
787-791-0966
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
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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
Amazing!!

The food here is the best Italian you will find and we had the same waiter fro 2 years ago. Service is top notch and I cant say enough about how good the food is!!!!!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Michelle H
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Enjoyed dinner here the first night of my stay. Decor is beautiful and sofisticated. Waiter staff was very pleasant. We opted for the 2 course meal special which included soup or salad and an entree selection of about 6 choices. We ordered the 6oz filet mignon and ceasar salad. Dish all came out with a side of pasta. Food had... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food here is the best Italian you will find and we had the same waiter fro 2 years ago. Service is top notch and I cant say enough about how good the food is!!!!!!!!!

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Oceanside, Long Island
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I'm skeptical when the concierge recommends a restaurant in their own hotel but I shouldn't have been. My husband and I dine in many Italian restaurants and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was also delightful.

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Elk River, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The food is outstanding. Wines were wonderful.Staff was excellent. Don't forget to leave room for dessert!

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Collingwood, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

All thought I did not want Italian I was interested in the talk about this place. Greeted quickly. Seated quickly. Met by a very attentive waiter. Although he missed that I am gluten free. It was ok not an allergy just a preference. He helped with suggestions. I ordered the gnocchi. Simple but tasty. Prepared with tomato basil and mozzarella.... More 

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Vienna, VA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten here yearly when we visit Puerto Rico. We keep coming back because the food is excellent- high quality ingredients, well prepared, with huge portions - plus a fine wine list. Given that, the service can be a bit inattentive & sloppy ("forgot" our vegetable side order this year), the tables are very close together, and the room-while very... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I love risotto and without a doubt their's is the best by far. It has BIG chunks of lobster and it is as creamy and cheesy as can be. They also have wonderful lobster tails in a honey truffle sauce (8 oz. each!) that my grandson devoured completely. Have been going there for years and the food is always impeccable.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Francisco, our waiter, was amazing! He provided our best dining experience of the week, and made for a very memorable meal. The food here is fantastic! Definitely worth trying if you are staying at or near the resort. Every staff member was extremely helpful and very polite. Overall, this was one of the best dining experience we've ever had!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Colleen A Sawyer 262666 Barcelos Court Punta Gorda, Florida 33983 February 25, 2014 To the General Manager of Hotel San Juan! I would like to take this opportunity to provide you with comments regarding our recent stay at the Hotel San Juan. We were pleased to once again, be your guests from February 12th thru 16th. As always the hotel... More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Although as others have stated it is a bit over priced. However, we ate there twice during our 7 days in Puerto Rico and enjoyed our meals tremendously each time. I had swordfish puttanesca and the veal chop Milanese. The fish was fresh, firm and the first time with puttanesca sauces. It was simply outstanding. The veal was tender and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6063 Isla Verda Avenue | in Wyndham El San Juan Hotel, Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: 787-791-0966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business

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