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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

Booked a table on Friday 11th of March, and from the moment we arrived to the minute we left everything was excellent, the ambience, service and most important the food was sublime.... The restaurant was very busy but this made no difference to the excellent...More

2  Thank Susan O
Reviewed February 28, 2016

The food here is delicious and flavoursome, but he business would benefit from being more vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Thank _DCusso
Reviewed February 26, 2016

Visited this resturant late one evening and they served very nice food. The steak was amazing and the service was brilliant. they even brought us a free starter to share as the steak took longer than usual. I will be returning!

1  Thank imber74
Reviewed February 17, 2016

The food here is absolutely amazing. An Italian restaurant but caters to all tastes.One of the best restaurants in town. Staff are very friendly and efficient.

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed February 1, 2016

A lovely little restaurant with a pretty and comfortable interior. The service was friendly and the food was lovely.

1  Thank Ron L
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Nothing particularly remarkable about this small restaurant. Pizzas were fresh and tasty but that was where the experience stopped. Staff seemed rushed and not overly interested in us. Restaurant was brightly lit and background music did not add any ambience. They had-like many other Italian...More

Thank dr0ginexile
Reviewed January 25, 2016

I went for the early bird. Enrico met me at the door wit a pleasant smile. I started wit the appetizer which was italian beef, fresh greens, parmigiano with italian bread and a glass of red wine. The main was chicken breast with a prosciutto...More

1  Thank tomapar
Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I never understood the importance of good front of house staff before my visit to La Fontana. Nice simple Italian food that would of otherwise been put on my list of casual dining out options in Waterford, won't be tried again. The utterly bizarre and...More

Thank Mutability
Reviewed December 19, 2015

Staff were very efficient and extremely courteous, as usual. Food was excellent - all six courses over three people.

Thank Dromusta
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Service is very high. This was our third visit and food is just amazing. We tried a few different food and really no comment. Simply the best. We look forward to another visit

Thank peteramirkas
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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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
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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