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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (34 reviews)
“mussels” (17 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We went in here by chance, it was really lovely. The waiters we're very attentive and polite and the food was delicious. Will be def be making a return visit

1  Thank lauraflem2003
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We booked La Fontana without knowing really anything about it as we hadn’t planned much of our holiday prior, from the second we walked in we were met with friendly and happy servers who seemed very keen and eager to please , as we were...More

1  Thank Niamh T
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Top class food, setting and service! Will definitely be back again :) Enjoyed all aspects of this restaurant. Plus the fact that we were able to book late the night before using Facebook was even better!!

1  Thank Orla Q
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Why do you have so many tables in the back room of your restaurant, no window, stuffy & so many diners packed in together, difficult to relax with so much chatter in one room. We were shouting at each other which is not pleasant on...More

1  Thank A P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I'm glad we chose La Fontana to have Christmas night out with a group of friends. They offer a gret choice Value Menu and also, the Al La Carte Menu won't break the bank either and there is plenty choice on both menus too so...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I ate in here on the 29/12/17 with friends. I booked table in anticipation of it been busy. Table was booked for 8:30, we arrived at 8:15 and table was ready. We were made so welcome. It was busy in the restaurant but made feel...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Large group...beautiful food...amazing personal service..lovely ambience...well priced...only one small gripe...no "house wine"...it would be better if there was a good value red and white wine rather than paying 27.50 a bottle which really adds up with a large group...will definitely be back

Thank fridayroiCork
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I visited La Fontana with friends twice in the last 6 weeks and wont be visiting again. I put our first visit down to bad luck as the restaurant was very busy on the night and the service was slow however service was twice as...More

1  Thank Patfosk
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Found this by chance on the riverfront. Great authentic Italian food. Delicious pasta for my wife and I, steak for my son and pizza for my daughter...so all tastes were covered! Friendly staff nice ambience.

Thank Cahir O
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Can’t speak highly enough of La Fontana. Excellent food in very nice surroundings. Staff are very friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Aperol spritz is a must!

Thank Tony M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 844 566
An intimate Italian restaurant located within Waterford's historic Viking Quarter 'The Viking Triangle'. La Fontana is built on tradition, authentic Italian cuisine cooked with locally sourced ingredients. With excellent customer service and a wide range of wines and mouth-watering dishes, La Fontana is the perfect place to sit and enjoy an evening on Waterford's beautiful waterfront.
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