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“Fontana” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fontana

Fontana
Ranked #16 of 321 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Granada
Description: One of the few remaining Miami locales offering traditional English afternoon tea, the Biltmore is arguably the most elegant venue, with its soaring vaulted ceiling, magnificent lobby and majestically mantled fireplace. The refreshing repast is served daily and is complemented with and elegant harp weekdays and music of an accomplished classical guitarist on the weekends. During the holiday season guests can expect themed pastries.Reservations are recommended.
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fontana”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Sometimes we have to visit the big city, and sometimes the big city delivers as it should. Fontana is one of the Biltmore's restaurants, and we sat by the eponymous fountain, and had a most excellent experience. A bright and almost cool fall day under an umbrella, the splashing fountain, the sparking prosecco and impeccable food. I reluctantly agreed to the tiramisu, usually a tired choice, and found it as splendid as the rest of the meal. As bothered as I am by traffic to the Miami airport, I look forward to the next required trip.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

A little pricey, but in line with the area. Service was excellent. Dining in the open space was magnificent!

Visited November 2012
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Islamorada, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice every time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

The food and service at the Fontana is very good. It's very centrally located to meet friends and have a drink, or spend the day by the pool.

Visited April 2012
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Bangalore
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Romantic Ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

If you like dining under the stars, than you will love this one. Excellent ambience is folowed with food that will satisify any palet. Was able to experience since I stayed at the Biltmore, fontana is one of the resturants at the Biltmore. Very good service.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Miami Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“beautiful grounds and golf course!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

this is a nice hiddend treasure in miami, that feels like a different world from miami. i played golf on their course, and although i did have an unexpected close encounter with an alligator on one of the holes, but i was told he's a "local" and not to worry about it.

Visited January 2012
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