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Fontanella Italiano Ristorante - CLOSED

10412 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-1842
+1 704-844-0103
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Aug 7, 2015
“Totally dissatisfied ”
May 24, 2015
“Is it open?”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10412 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-1842
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Reviewed November 20, 2011

I'll preface this with we really want and encourage the independent, non-chain restaurants to make it. We've been here several times. The lunch buffet concept is good for quantity and variety, not quality. The dinner menu is over-priced and last couple of visits the food...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2011

three of us for lunch, did not get the buffet. waitress never checked on us to see if everything was o.k. or if we needed anything. eggplant parmesan tasted like frozen and runny sauce and cheese added. spaghetti with meatballs had runny sauce. both had...More

Thank keener61
Reviewed August 28, 2011

We had eaten here several years ago (buffet) and remembered it being pretty good, so we tried it again this Spring. It was a little late for lunch but the buffet still looked promising. The food was good -- salad bar, pizza, pastas, etc. The...More

Thank Noisettiana
Reviewed August 21, 2011

Started dining here one day several years ago - we couldn't get a quick table at the corporate owned mega- Italian restaurant that shall remain nameless located in the same plaza. We were really hungry so we saw this place and went inside. The food...More

1  Thank TheRealComputerGuy
Reviewed May 2, 2011

The portions here are HUGE! I was so full when I finished, but my plate looked like I'd barely touched it. Next time, I would definitely split an entree with someone! Food and atmosphere were both very good. Our server was very attentive and nice....More

1  Thank JBE123
Reviewed March 8, 2010

This is a great place for a romantic night out or to spend time with friends. Great atmosphere, staff is super friendly and the food is fantastic. Big portions so come hungry.

1  Thank astallings
Reviewed March 7, 2009

The server was friendly. The portions were large! Most of the entrees were $12-$15. My husband and I could have shared. We ordered Eggplant Parmigiana and Spaghetti Marinara. Side salads and fresh rolls are included. In addition, a side spaghetti marinara comes with the eggplant...More

1  Thank hvtrust
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Reviewed January 13, 2009

Great Food... The lunch buffet is incredible. the sauces are all freshly made everyday! It is Fabulous!

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Reviewed February 20, 2008

It was good for a small place. Service was great. Would like to try again...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed January 21, 2008

Wonderful Italian cuisine from a true Italian family. The buffet is incredible.

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10412 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-1842
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-844-0103
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