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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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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
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited with my wife on a Monday evening. We had not made a reservation. on arrival we were immediately welcomed by our waiter who turned out to be knowledgeable, affable and efficient. The food was very good as was the wine list. Our waiter insisted...More

1  Thank BigManCo_Down
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend. The staff are very attentive and helpful. The atmosphere relaxed. Our starters were delicious (soup and goats cheese). We both had veal for the mains, I was disappointed with mine as I thought it lacked flavour and I love veal....More

Thank derm0
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner are regulars here, cannot go wrong with this place! The early bird is such good value and the quality of the food is amazing. Literally mouth watering. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The chicken in parma ham is to...More

Thank laurenkate-x
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A guy that I know from Dublin told me that in his opinion, La Fontana was one of the best restaurants he had ever eaten. I have eaten here several times since and I think I would rate it as among the very best that...More

Thank pat m
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. It was awesome. Cheap and cheerfull. Great pizza and pasta mains. Unreal..... and mussells starter was class. House wine was just ok. Staff lovely.

1  Thank keith M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here recently and got a fabulous window table at short notice . The menu selection and specials of the day are always second to none and very reasonably priced for such amazing food

Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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