The Bella Fonte Italian Restaurant in Ashland, Kentucky is an upscale, full-service restaurant featuring the finest in Italian cuisine. I found the servers to be exceptionally efficient, friendly, and helpful with the menu. They always seem to remember us from time to time and know our preferences. I find this to be exceptionally endearing. The only drawback I have encountered is their lack of a bartender and how to make the most common alcoholic beverages, i.e., martinis. Occasionally, if there is a show at the Paramount Theater, the service can be understandably slow. The steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes are excellent, tastefully presented, and prepared to order. The combination steaks and seafood dishes are delicious. I had a marvelous shrimp scampi last visit. Servings are large; we generally have to bring some home for lunch the next day. That's like two meals for the price of one. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant to locals or visitors to the area. Belle Fonte is a first class place, second only to Chimney Corner.