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La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

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1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
+1 843-556-1111
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was great. Food was served hot and was delicious! Nice quaint atmosphere. Definitely will be back!

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Thank Rondavid88
Savannah, Georgia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and some friends ate here while staying in Kiawah Island. The food was excellent! Our server was training someone and the new guy seemed to be struggling a bit but the trainer was very good at his job. You can tell they take pride in their food and service. The atmosphere was good. The restaurant was small and... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at La Fontana tonight and it was outstanding! The food was quite authentic as was the decor.... The outside of the building is very deceiving, but once you get inside its warm and inviting! Chandler our waiter was fabulous... Gorgeous smile and a lovely personality.... Mix it all together and our last night in... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to La Fontana based upon the reviews. We were not disappointed. We both had the Parmigiana di Melanzane which was excellent. The service was great and our meal fantastic. We would highly recommend La Fontana if you want an Italian meal in the Charleston area.

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scottsdale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and family all arrived in town very hungary from across the country. A little late for dinner but the crew all pitched in and made us a wonderful dinner. We felt welcome. If I could have taken this restaurant home I would have. The food was the very best. Everything was fresh. We also had a person in the... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spotted this restaurant on our way into the city of Charleston, as it's located about 5 miles outside the city. We were treated to top notch service by a young man named Chandler, and to a realm of authentic Italian food, thanks to it being "Restaurant Week." We had lasagna, manicotti, chicken picatta, and spaghetti. Every bite was marvelous!... More 

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Calhoun
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week in Charleston, found La Fontana while in the pouring rain. Remembering that it was rated well in Trip Advisor, we decided to try it. The bread was out of this world and was a promising start. Unfortunately, it went downhill from there. Our server appeared also to be the manager and we did not have his full attention.... More 

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner after day of sight seeing. Wonderful dinner. Calamari, 3 for $30 dinner was great. Marc,our waiter, was the best. He and the bartender made sure our drinks were just like home. It was the perfect end to a great day. Thank you.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had reservations at a great steakhouse downtown but a tropical storm was raising hell over Charleston and we couldn't get to it due to street flooding. Our hotel recommended La Fontana which was only a couple of blocks away. What a wonderful misfortune. From the moment we got there on that rainy night Luigi, our waiter,... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat. Great service. Chandler was are waiter, awesome job. If your looking for a casual dress restaurant, outside of the Charleston traffic, this is it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?