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La Fontaine Restaurant

186 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
+1 650-968-2300
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Italian
$$ - $$$
186 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food was very good but service needs some work. Perhaps they were short-staffed? The persons that brought the water & cleared dishes also brought out the food and they had no idea who ordered what. Correcting service mistakes would allow things to run much...More

Thank tulips2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had been to the place recently with friends over a lunch. Had chosen to sit on the sidewalk in nice weather and turned out to be a good choice. We had a light lunch in mind and had ordered salads and a sandwich and all...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from out of town looking for an early dinner. We could not have been happier stumbling by accident upon this small bistro. We sat outside in the shade, great for people watching but not the quietest space. The food and service were outstanding, especially...More

Thank DesertFoodies
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We were very happy with the quality of food and cocktails. Each dish was great, the pastas were divine and the carpaccio wonderful! We enjoyed sitting at the bar and had a really nice time!

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Skeptical about a restaurant that claims to be Italian AND French? So was I. No worries, this place pulls it off and then some. I married into Italian and lived in France for many years. Every dish here was authentic and delicious. Our server, Nick,...More

Thank CARebekah
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

An American take on French and Italian cuisine which works well, but is a bit pricy. I had the strawberry spinach salad which was nice, and the pistachio lamb chops which I highly recommend. They have this pesto-balsamic paste which is really awesome. Overall I...More

Thank Yaron T
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The large menu offers a meal for everyone and surprisingly to its credit includes a good selection for vegetarians. In addition to week day lunch and dinner, La Fontaine offers a Sunday brunch menu. The food selection is extensive to suit any occasion and appetite....More

Thank HealthyEating29
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We were seated promptly by friendly, sociable waitress. Grilled octopus and crab cakes were good and presented well. Our four entrees were enjoyed by all: gnocchi, risotto, lamb chops, and beef Wellington. Good food with pleasing presentation but nothing special for price.

Thank mtscribe
Reviewed January 27, 2018

A very nice restaurant in mountain view downtown. Food is average to good. Beet and Arugula salad- the dressing is blank. Be cautious with Crab cake as we encountered tiny shell piece in it. Rack of lamb was tender and nicely cooked. Disappointed with Bouillabaisse....More

Thank 9za
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We went there on New Year's Eve, where the menu was a little different, but many of the dishes we enjoyed were on the year-round menu as well. I had the ribeye steak and it was cooked just right. The cut was a well-marbled (and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
    (Villa Street)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrain: The Mountain View stop is two blocks from the restaurant. Public Transportation: The VTA bus stop is in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-968-2300
  • E-mail
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