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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 - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place was recommended to us by an acquaintance. They didn't disappoint! Family owned authentic food. Fresh food with large portions. The spaghetti with meatballs & the lasagna had great flavor. Lemon cello cake was light and airy. Mark was our waiter & had a good sense of humor as well as being attentive. Moderately priced. Will definitely be back... More 

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Thank cathy m
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had reason to pause when the hostess was unsure of how to seat us. After she sat us and forgot the menus, I was a little more concerned. She seemed foreign so maybe there was a lack of communication. Our server was a tall middle aged man, Mark was incredible. Her had a genuine interest in our experience and... More 

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Thank Marc N
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been going to this restaurant for several years, and it has always been good. We most recently went there for Valentine's Weekend, and found they have stepped it up several notches. Every item was absolutely delicious. If you've tried them before, you need to try them again. If you've never been there, you're in for quite a treat!

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Thank Monte S
Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Who of us doesn't like Italian food? From the looks of the lines at some of the local chain offerings, we all do! Well, I've been going to this restaurant for quite some time and I do want to say, this locally owned restaurant is just the best.While dining there last evening, I looked on line for the Best Italian... More 

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Thank Keith B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't say enough about how good this place is. The bar tender Bob was fabulous and the food was even better. I love the environment and the friendly staff. It is the best Italian restaurant in west Ashley since Genero's.

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Thank Darcy N
Mt Pleasant, United States
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed this little Italian place several times and always wanted to give it a try. We went to the Citadel mall and decided to go there for lunch. I looked up their lunch menu online and was surprisingly happy to see they had 4 dollar wine specials. We arrived at the restaurant around 2PM. The waiter sat us... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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532 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived the evening before the marathon, and despite calling with a reservation nearly two weeks prior, they couldn't find it. However, they managed to find a table for us immediately anyway, which was greatly appreciated. Sam was our server, and he was incredible. He quickly grabbed us some bread and made app suggestions, and we settled on the calamari,... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So while on our way out of Charleston on Hwy 17 we stopped here and so glad we did. We had the best meals. I ate so much of the bread and olive oil and she crap bisque for appetizer, I couldn't even eat half my Eggplant parmesan when it came. My sister had the chicken marsala over pasta and... More 

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TENNESSEE
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157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious. Would've been nice to the bread had been warmer. Not a huge selection of entrees. Very expensive menu. Server/owner was very welcoming

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be in walking distance of this restaurant from our hotel and like others on this forum were also lucky yo coincide with Charleston Restaurant week. For $25 we had a three course meal which was tasty and great value. the server, Chandler, was tops.

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Thank Ian T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?