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“Consistently First Rate”
Review of Fontina Ristorante

Fontina Ristorante
Ranked #51 of 269 Restaurants in Pleasanton
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Pleasanton, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Consistently First Rate”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

We always take guests from out of town to dine at Fontina because we can count on great food and service in a pleasant environment, whether at tables along the sidewalk or inside.

  • Visited May 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Pleasanton, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Consistently Great Food & Service, Comfortable Ambiance”
Reviewed April 27, 2012

What more can I say? We can always count on being more than satisfied, so that's why we always take guests there from out of town.

Visited January 2012
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Cameron Park, California
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“If you love Italian food, the Fontina Ristorante will satisfy your desires!”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

My wife and I returned to Pleasanton (lived in Pleasanton 30+ years ago) for her Legal secretaries conference and read reviews on the many fine restaurants now in Pleasanton. I was craving lamb shank and discovered it on the Fontina Ristorante menu as one of their "House Specialties". I couldn't resist, I was more than pleased with their offering. The service was great, The menu was superb, Their liquid libations masterfully done and all with a reasonable price. We went on a Friday night with a reservation which was a good choice as only reservations were being seated. Don't be left out in the cold and miss some of the finest Italian food in the Bay area . . . make a reservation!

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank Bob F
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Boston
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190 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Not your average Italian”
Reviewed November 2, 2011

Fresh Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere. The outside tables offer great outside eating and they have space heaters for cooler nights in the fall.

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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334 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Good food but not great; very enjoyable outdoor spot for a warm night.”
Reviewed August 26, 2011

My review is limited to the spinach salad, which was below par. It is served on a plate piled high with spinach with the dressing on the side. There is absolutely no way to properly dress the salad and meld the ingredients with a flat plate, so I basically pushed it around a bit and left it.

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1 Thank bonniemreeves
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