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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“mussels” (17 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night. It was awesome. Cheap and cheerfull. Great pizza and pasta mains. Unreal..... and mussells starter was class. House wine was just ok. Staff lovely.

Thank keith M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here recently and got a fabulous window table at short notice . The menu selection and specials of the day are always second to none and very reasonably priced for such amazing food

Thank John F
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Busy restaurant which is always a good sign. Food was very tasty and service was friendly. Expensive

Thank Nuala H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this venue . Staff friendly and efficient and attentive without being intrusive. Menu choice nice and food was lovely .. hot fresh and tasty. The service was very good . Place was buzzing on a Saturday night and tables turned over which indicated...More

Thank Daisy603
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We ate here for a birthday celebration and were delighted with the food and service we recieved. The staff were friendly and helpful, the kind of service that makes a meal out really enjoyable and most restaurants could only dream of offering. Food was delicious,...More

Thank Sloane1990
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We ate in la Fontana at the end of July, having chose the restaurant based on reviews. Myself and my partner left with different opinions on the food however. I had the mussels to start (of which there were plenty and they were cooked to...More

1  Thank Claire13x
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Lovely spot with very nice food. Was there 4 times in last 6 month and never was disappointed. Beautiful view on the key . romantic atmosphere with Italian touch. Love it .

1  Thank SovaZ
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We stumbled upon this treasure while strolling the walkway looking for a place to eat. We thought not much of it as it seemed a hole in the wall but boy were we wrong. The decor and ambience of the restaurant almost reminded you of...More

1  Thank Zimbo1989
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

While my mother and I traveled around Ireland we came to try this place. The atmosphere was cozy and the food was delicious. We shared a pizza and a tortellini and couldn't have been more happy. We bnoth joked with one another that it was...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Great Italian restaurant serving authentic Italian food. everything we had was very tasteful. little disappointment with the wait time.

Thank Karl M L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 844 566
An intimate Italian restaurant located within Waterford's historic Viking Quarter 'The Viking Triangle'. La Fontana is built on tradition, authentic Italian cuisine cooked with locally sourced ingredients. With excellent customer service and a wide range of wines and mouth-watering dishes, La Fontana is the perfect place to sit and enjoy an evening on Waterford's beautiful waterfront.
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