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La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

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$$ - $$$
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1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
+1 843-556-1111
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here before and was excellent. We tryed it for lunch and gambled on the lunch special. JACKPOT. Start with soup or salad with nice bread and olive oil for dipping. We choose the Tomato Basil Bisque and it was smooth and silky made you want more. I had the Rigatoni with sausage and the portion was huge and... More 

Thank dtkern
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Authentic Italian food, love the atmosphere, loved our waiter Chandler. We plan on coming often!

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a best kept secret, I have passed it hundreds of time thinking it was another pizza place. I went with a large group about a month ago, We had 8 different entrees at our table and everyone raved about the quality. I went again today, for lunch this time, and again everyone loved the food. Reasonably priced... More 

Thank Sharjim26
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food here with the family. However decor was a bit tired and not everything was available on the menu. My kids enjoyed meatballs whilst I had a veggie pizza and my husband a margarita which unfortunately he didn't enjoy as much. Overall a pleasant place to go to but not setting my tastebuds on fire!

Thank Mrsmj2004
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very PLEASED!! The meatballs and chicken were so favorable we will consider them memorable. Best recommendation for us ... we will return

Thank Don B
Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Fontana might not look like much from the street, but when my family and I tried it, we were very pleasantly surprised! The food was great and we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. I lived in Italy for a few months and I have to give this place a thumbs up on the quality of the food - delicious!

Thank 94savannahb
VA Beach
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day on the road we arrived in Charleston late. As we approached our destination we noticed a building I recognized from my childhood. It was a gas station when I was a lad. The marquee however literally lifted our spirits as it read, "La Fontana, Authentic Italian Restaurant." Italian being our favorite cuisine we hurried to unpack... More 

Thank ragbagr
Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had traditional spaghetti and meatballs. I had a special with mushroom ravioli, shrimp, and scallops. Both were excellent. Our waiter, Chandler, was knowledgeable, prompt and courteous. Great experience.

Thank ggaley
Newport News, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were in town and went to two rather fancy restaurants and were not impressed. We saw the restaurant and decided to give it a try. We were so impressed with the speedy service, spectacular food, and reasonable prices. I would absolutely recommend La Fontana to any and everyone who may be visiting the West Ashley /... More 

Thank KLovesCorolla
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we visited this restaurant. Each of us had a personal pizza and wine. With tips the cost was $53. One pizza was flavorful, the other was bland. The prosciutto was tough and chewy. The server willingly replaced that topping with another of my choice. But the pizzas both suffered from being doughy and under-cooked. Not good... More 

Thank LivingLrg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant 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
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-556-1111

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