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Fontana

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1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-6339 (Granada)
(305) 913-3200
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me tell you the setting doesn't get much more romantic than this. The beautiful iconic Biltmore hotel in Coral Gables with its gorgeous Mediterranean architecture. The restaurant is located in the courtyard which is simply stunning. The service was impeccable as was the food, our only issue was that our eyes were bigger than our bellies! We ate antipasti... More 

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Thank Adam S
coral gables, florida
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took advantage of the reasonable Miami Spice menu. We ordered the salad, lamb meatballs, the rib eye steak with delicious au poirve sauce, the vegetable lasagna with bechamel sauce. All delicious..We complimented the Chef as we both are picky. He ended up coming to our table. He is from Fontana, Italy. Go and get a taste of Italy at... More 

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Thank mir6934
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice courtyard setting around a fountain in the upscale Biltmore hotel. The courtyard is open to the sky but is on the inside of the hotel, so there are no views. The staff is friendly, but not very sophisticated. The food is variable, from great to overcooked. Cocktails were terrific.

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Thank Lymphomadoc
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have dined here several times. The food is typically good, but the wait staff seems young and unpolished. One should never describe the main dish proteins as "your meats are"..... Instead, one might tell their wait staff to say "The menu features the following proteins this evening..." Like I said, the food is "good", but the entire experience could... More 

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Thank Olivia B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Biltmore for 2 nights. The first night we had such a fabulous dinner at their Palme d'Or that we decided to try Fontana on our last night. What a big mistake! The service was TERRIBLE. We had a plane to catch so we told our waiter that we had to leave no later than 8:30pm. We... More 

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Thank ntarayavonk
Miami, Florida
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here at part of the Miami Spice promotion. The food and atmosphere were very good. The fries were amazing. Service was ok. There were a few awkward moments. They also made a mistake in the bill, but it was handled within our party. I also thought the Miami Spice menu choices were a bit limited. Parking at... More 

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Thank mikelan6
Boston, Massachusetts
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside for our breakfast even though it was August. The setting is so beautiful in a spanish-style courtyard. Hector was our waiter both mornings and he was so cheerful and friendly. You can do their buffet or order a la carte. Either way the food was fresh and well-prepared. I understand their Sunday brunch is spectacular. We didn't... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Promotional and discounted limited menu meals. We dined with friends; five for lunch. The food was "nothing to write home about." We just returned from a Caribbean cruise and the complimentary dining was far superior. The service was nothing special.... The server removed my bread plate, but left the bread basket, when the entree was served.... is there a new... More 

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Thank Arthur F
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience overall. The restaurant is located inside the Biltmore Hotel. Incredible curb appeal and a gorgeous setting. Service could not have been better. We were looked after quite nicely. Everyone had a can-do attitude. An excellent menu. We were there during Miami Spice, which is a promotion that had an incredible value packed lunch menu. We went with the... More 

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Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
Miami
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch at la Fontana with a client. The menu was very good : octopus warm, cod fish well prepared And chocolate desert (a little tiny ...) Glass of prosecco and cafe. Service was good and smiling. Enjoy !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-6339
    (Granada)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: (305) 913-3200
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?