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“Beautiful restaruant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fontana

Fontana
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 913-3200
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Ranked #5 of 274 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $25 - $80
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Granada
Description: One of the few remaining Miami locales offering traditional English afternoon tea, the Biltmore is arguably the most elegant venue, with its soaring vaulted ceiling, magnificent lobby and majestically mantled fireplace. The refreshing repast is served daily and is complemented with and elegant harp weekdays and music of an accomplished classical guitarist on the weekends. During the holiday season guests can expect themed pastries.Reservations are recommended.
Miami, Florida, United States
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Beautiful restaruant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Beautiful architecture, great food, beautiful pools. Just a wonderful atmosphere. Their breakfast buffet is truly delicious

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Coral Gables, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Elegant Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The Biltmore is a beautiful place. You stand on the sidewalk and you can't help, but stare at this beautiful building in the middle of a neighborhood. It is amazing. The pool is magnificent and the restaurants expensive, but good.

Visited October 2012
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

It's on the expensive side (as is almost everything at The Biltmore) but it is worth it. The food is good but the service is outstanding. The service staff is very well trained and it shows. If you get to sit outside on a mild evening, all the better. How can you not admire the beauty of this property?

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New York City, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“La Fontana, a consistently superior restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

My wife and I have eaten at La Fontana, the Biltmore Hotel's courtyard restaurant, several times in the past three years. We've never failed to have a superior meal there, beautifully prepared and served with the utmost courtesy and consideration. The weekday breakfast buffet is also exceptionally good. (You should do the Sunday brunch buffet once in your life, but be forewarned that it's insanely lavish--if you go there on Sunday, you won't feel like eating on Monday.) Needless to say, the Palme d'Or, the hotel's "fancy" restaurant, is also wonderfully fine, but we'd just as soon eat at Fontana, truth to tell, and usually do.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Carlos, California
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“basic food for a ridiculous price”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

got hungry at night, and picked up some appetizers to go. Salad had NO dressing, and meat and cheese was just so-so. Cost $ 70.00 for a snack

Visited December 2012
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