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Cafe Fontanella

#101 of 1,675 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
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4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189-9124
+1 615-724-1601
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time at the Cafe Fontanella listening to Dry Creek Station and great food and drink. Wonderful live music venue and intimate atmosphere.

Thank Todd A
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211 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location next to the Barbara Mandrell Log Cabin Estate. They get busy at the end of each tour and service is not very good. The food was good. See the photos.

Thank c3a3m3
Clarksville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 3 of us, this visit, and our family has owned an Italian restaurant in Southern, CA.so we know how to work it! Our Waitress this day was very rude & not accommodating. There was another waitress (Red Hair) that helped & I did thank her for all she did & said how we were so ticked at the... More 

1 Thank Leah G
Louisville, Kentucky
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277 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate lunch here after touring the mansion, visiting the gift shop and having a wine tasting. It was a delightful end to our visit. Jamie, our server, seemed challenged on the day we were there, due to apparently not enough help She did a great job, and fortunately we were not in a hurry. I chose... More 

Thank LouisvilleQuest
Omaha, Nebraska
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382 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We had a large group of co-workers in town for a national meeting. After doing the ziplines we came in for lunch. Very friendly and family style we had salad, tortellini and baked chicken along with a chocolate dessert. Our servers were fast and friendly keeping the food moving and our water/tea full!

Thank SidSidow
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Good quick service and live entertainment. Food was average. I had a pasta dish. It seems like the pasta was cooked ahead of time and was all stuck together.

Thank Adri0809
Lascassas, Tennessee, United States
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Had awesome food at this Italian and American menu items. There were four of us, two had the eggplant dishes, one had a ground beef mixture in round shaped pasta (could not pronounce the dish name), and angel hair pasta with chicken. All were very delicious and we will be back. Paige did an great job serving us, so thank... More 

Thank Kimberly S
Nashville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to dinner here after an afternoon spent on the property. The dining room was so overly air conditioned that we couldn't eat inside. They have a nice patio, but we wanted to sit inside and enjoy the musician playing. They were driving people away from enjoying his music by making it unbearable to sit in the... More 

1 Thank Robbielb
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We sat on the porch for dinner. Portions are large we shared an eggplant parm and a salad. It was delicious and we were full. We like that we could walk there from the Fontanel Inn. Food was good.

1 Thank LTL50GIRL
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

clean, friendly people. drinks are priced at a decent price, food is also good. can't wait to return

Thank mala s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $18
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189-9124
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-724-1601

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