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La Fontana Ristorante & Bar

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$18 - $71
Mediterranean, European, Italian, French, Swiss
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed June 7, 2020

I was there on Saturday evening and first thought I was lucky to get there without reservation. But then the food was below expectations for such a fancy restaurant pretending to be high cuisine. The chef's free appetizer tasted like a tuna from a can....More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed September 5, 2019

La Fontana is one of two restaurants in the hotel Belvedere, the other being the other being the Grotto, which is at the top of the garden and serves much less formal food. We were staying at the hotel and ate in La Fontana on...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

We had a great evening at La Fontana. We enjoyed a 3 course menu, with champagne to start (excellent) and a nice Swiss Merlot wine (Castello di Morcote, very good wine house) to accompany the food. The food was great and the service was excellent....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We ate here for dinner every night of our 4 night stay. The food was great. The staff was very friendly and accomodating to my gluten allergy.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We wanted to brunch somewhere in Locarno but unfortunately cam a bit late to Fontana. This was not a problem for them. They were very kind and friendly and told us, we could take as much as we wanted and stay seated until lunchtime and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Bar is well stocked, the restaurant is first class. Sit out in the garden on nice days, the magnificent view is free.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed May 29, 2017

For the prices that are about the same level as any 'normal' restaurant in Switzerland, this place is one of the best. Food is excellent and presentation is great. Quantities in the plate could be a little bit more but still it is sufficient, not...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Restaurant was better suited for providing an excellent breakfast - which they did - rather than a memorable dinner. The food was fine but it was not a particularly memorable dining experience even though the serivce was also totally adequate.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited restaurant only for breakfast as we were in Locarno just for weekend and wanted spend some time in the city too. We were very happy with the buffet where everyone can find something for them self. Warm eggs, spas ages, bacon, big choice...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed January 16, 2017

This restaurant has been recently renovated and you can tell...the decor is beautiful. The menu was extensive but only one or two vegetarian options and no vegan options. I had the risotto of the day which was pumpkin with Italian sausage...it was excellent. My husband...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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