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La Fontanella

#102 of 1,182 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
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Statiestraat 26, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 3 231 53 03
Sun - Tue 12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Antwerp, Belgium
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The menu at La Fontanella di Enzo looks like any other Italian restaurant. Do not be deceived by this; the food is delicious and authentic. No cheese in the Saltimbocca Romana here! This is a place you can trust: same owner/chef (Enzo himself) for years, same staff, even some of the customers are regulars for over a decade. Excellent food... More 

Thank Zondervrees
Boom, Belgium
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is normally an area of Antwerp where I never go for dinner. It's filled with tourist traps and it's not a nice neighborhood to hang out. But we were going to see the Cats musical in the Koning Elisabethzaal and were looking for a place to eat. Going through the tripadvisor reviews I decided on going to this place.... More 

Thank Anneliesvds
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

+ They have quickly found a free table for us, although restaurant itself was quite busy. - We spoke English with staff, but they brought us Dutch menu; that was not really a problem because it's not very hard to understand. - We came to the restaurant around 8 PM, and since I can't eat a lot during the evening... More 

Thank Felix B
Nuremberg, Germany
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went to fontanella on a friday evening with previous reservation. We had starters and one dish each with beer and paid 78€. The food was excellent and the staff friendly but the service also relatively slow. The tables are also somehow too close together.

Thank damnation_soon
Antwerp, Belgium
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We've been coming here a few years and I have resisted reviewing them for fear of letting the secret out; that they're the best, that is! Hidden away in one of the less appealing corners of the city, behind the main promenade 'Keyserlei'. on a quaint square that's lost its appeal to gambling venues, adult dance bars and the accompanying... More 

Thank Wayne19747
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

La Fontanella is the best italian restaurant in Antwerpen: flavorful and tasty dishes, fresh fish, great pasta. The staff is polite, friendly and passionate! Recommend it *****

Thank GiuseppeMarin0
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

If you are ever in Antwerp this is must visit restaurant. If at the weekend or holiday time, booking is a must. It's family run and the food and service are absolutely top notch. But the part is the atmosphere very friendly and cosy.

Thank Carlton M
Antwerp, Belgium
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I've been here already a couple of times and the food was each time very good. Definitely one of the better Italians in the area but slightly more expensive.

Thank Jens M
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161 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I went for the biggest steak on the menu and wasn't disappointed ! A really big one a couple of Argy beers on the side , absolutely filled right up ! What more do you want !

Thank richard5003
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Over priced poor quality pizza. The pizza was under cooked. I have had much better food for less price. I would not recommend this place it is a tourist trap.

Thank Satish J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Statiestraat 26, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 231 53 03

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?