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La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Charleston visiting and we really enjoyed our lunch time dining experience at this restaurant. From the homemade bread to the entree it was excellent. My husband had and Italiano Sandwich and I had meatballs. It was all prepared to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fspalti2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside, don't be fooled, it doesn't look all that fancy from the outside - but once you walk in, it's clear, this is an authentic Italian restaurant - from the bread with olive oil to the incredible, delectable meatballs - my husband got...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ChristineR1995rn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an Italian restaurant with a menu that had authentic Italian food rather than Southern style. We definitely found it at LaFontana. Veal Parmigiana was excellent!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JaniceJ16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst food ever! Charging 3 star prices for 1 star food. Rediculous! Noodles over cooked, runny marinara sauce, egg plant parm smelled like a wet dog. Gross interior, dirty, old, smells like roaches and bathroom urinal cakes. Don’t eat here.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mike1989duck
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been eating here since this location opened and always in the past had good service and great food. Until today we have been fans of La Fontana We went for lunch today and were very disappointed. Service was Ok and the food mediocre...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JAMESS803
Reviewed January 29, 2019

We had a delicious dinner, the lasagna, and we split a Caesar Salad. We had one glass of wine each, but the bill was a bit on the high side for what was a relatively meagre meal. Still, service was excellent (Andrew) and he was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Guide233943
Reviewed January 28, 2019

I was hosting a surprise birthday party for my dad's 70th birthday, and I was looking for a restaurant that I could trust to cater it. The guest list consisted of many out of town family members. My family is Italian, and I would have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just had dinner here! Our server Andrew was so fantastic and friendly! He was very informative about the specials and items on the menu! He definitely talked us into the soup of the day which was delicious and the in house...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jessica P
Reviewed January 24, 2019

The staff are great. Everyone is so nice and helpful and easy to talk to. It is a very unrushed delious meal. The portions are great and everything is so good. I can not say enough how great the staff are and this really makes...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beachlover017
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Delicious food and amazing service. This is the place West of the Ashley for authentic Italian food. Our server Andrew made it complete with his awesome service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Matt J
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