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1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-6339 (Granada)
(305) 913-3200
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Miami, Florida
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Jody J
Norfolk, Virginia
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717 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

Thank boxshop
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Stefan L
Miami, Florida
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank michael c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank MrsJuicePlus
Miami, Florida
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614 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Luis C
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a fancy plce with fancy lunch at a decent price.....this is it. Panini prosciutto sandwich was a large portion. Fries are skinny and nicely salted. Price was great.

Thank Carrie S
Panama City, Panama
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I went for lunch with a friend today and chose the Miami Spice menu. It was really delicious and the portion size was excellent. I chose the French bean, fennel, walnuts,mint and blood orange salad which was very refreshing. Then branzino fillet topped with duchesse potato and sautéed beets was excellent. And finally a yummy strawberry pannacotta ! We had... More 

Thank Traceypc
San Francisco, CA
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

You are unlikely to find better Italian in Miami, or almost anywhere else (outside of Italy). The Biltmore has this right. The homemade pasta is excellent - there were 3 of us, we had 3 different pasta dishes, and we all had the same opinion. It is possible to eat outside, al-fresco, next to their fountain, but the inside is... More 

Thank MHSanFrancisco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $80
Italian, Mediterranean
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, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-6339
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: (305) 913-3200
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?