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1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-6339 (Granada)
+1 305-913-3200
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and very nice surroundings! The food was also super tasty and with a variety of top ingredients!

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Philadelphia, PA
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127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This review pertains to our two breakfast experiences only. The restaurant is in a posh hotel, The Biltmore, so we had proportionate expectations for breakfast there. Day one: My wife ordered a cheese omelette from the menu and it was quite good and fluffy. I had one from the omelette station, made in frittata style with mushrooms, tomato and spinach,... More 

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Thank cuisinator007
Colorado
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The greeting from the hostess was a little cold, not sure why...Food was only ok, I had the lobster and squid ink ravioli, hubby had the special with veal meatballs. Service was good and attentive, venue was lovely.

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Thank KateColo
Miami, Florida
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I had breakfast at the Fontana restaurant this morning with a client and it was delightful. It was actually a home run, good food, good service, lovely setting. If your anywhere around the Biltmore this is a delight way to start a day.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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746 reviews
530 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner tonight at Fontana. The food was beautifully presented and the flavor was amazing. We enjoyed everything about the dining experience. We ended with LavAzza Cappuccino. The staff were extremely friendly. The setting in front of the fountain was gorgeous. Our waiter Gimme was excellent.

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Thank boxshop
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We must admit, over priced for a brunch even with sparkling wine (they call it Champagne) and open buffet. When we called the restaurant we asked if with the brunch we could enjoy the swimming pool and they said "yes, we shall give you a pass" but on that day they said "we don't do such things" which was very... More 

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Thank Stefan L
Miami, Florida
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121 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The Biltmore Hotel in Coral gables is beautiful but the Fontana a beautiful restaurant was not so Started with a great cocktail in the piano bar but things went down hill We asked 2 weeks ago for a special table for our anniversary but they failed Sat next to an industrial fan, not so elegant for a fancy place We... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This restaurant has some of the most delicious Italian fare in all of Florida. All of the pasta is homemade and, if you are fortunate enough to have the real Italian chef there the night you dine, go for the wonderful Bolognese sauce he makes. We started with Frito Misto which is the best we have had outside of the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Very well could be the most beautiful spot in all of South Florida. Definitely in the top 5! Fontana is located at The Biltmore Hotel. Built in 1929, and simply gorgeous. They have seating inside and outside. We sat right next to the fountain (Fontana), and it could not have been a better lunch. The menu is excellent. My lunch... More 

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Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Fontana is located at the Biltmore Hotel, Nice ambience but the food it's not at the level this place deserves. Service was excellent and whether it's not a complaint, the house could do a little bit better on the taste of the different plates, that looks good when you read it in the menu, but doesn't taste as good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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: +1 305-913-3200
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?