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Fontina Ristorante

349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
+1 925-462-9299
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Celebrated a birthday of one of our dearest friends 11/12/17, Sunday. Brunch & lunch were available, lunch for us. Were met at the door by Juan, had a nice indoor table that was good for people watching, as it's on Main St., he quickly brought...More

Thank sirmeandt
Brix510, General Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and letting us know that you enjoyed both the food and service. Like any place, we know we are not perfect and we appreciate you printout a few things like potential for updates to our...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I brought our kids (ha ha, mid-twenties) here last night. We ate outdoors and enjoyed downtown Pleasanton. Our server, Juan, is always fabulous! He makes our experience so enjoyable. It was another excellent meal. We will return. :-)More

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Brix510, General Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you again for enjoying yet another great meal with us and for sharing your time and company with us at Fontina. Juan is a great server and above that, he is a great and kind friend. Hope to see you and your all-grown up...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

First off apparently there were two different menus and we received the older menu with lower prices. Website has the older menu as well. Many items were up $2 to $3 per item including salads which is a 10%-20% increase, not pocket change. We were...More

Thank n2r49rs
Brix510, General Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

We are sorry to hear that you were so displeased with the quality of the food and our prices. The website has reflected the incorrect prices for nearly a year now and we have been trying to contact our webmaster to correct this issue. One...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We parked close, and the vegetarian menu drew us in for sure. I had the lobster ravioli. Friends had veg - pesto tortellini and pumpkin ravioli. Mine was okay - too much cream sauce - not a lot of taste. All the meals looked delicious,...More

Thank laurieh587
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Full disclosure: I didn't read the fine print re: Blackberry Salmon.My piece of Salmon was cover in blackberry jam. Nor did he expect a pork-chop swimming in brown gravy. Must say, the vegetable assortment was good. And, our waiter was gracious and v. old school....More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good but the service was terrible. Nothing worse than the wait staff making you feel like they are doing you a favor. The person that served the bread and water was very unpleasant and would have probably enjoyed a root canal more...More

Thank CBrusch
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Sit outside or inside, the service was very attentive. The food was traditional Italian and very good with the portions being VERY GENEROUS!More

Thank palmetto36
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello Palmetto, Thanks for writing this concise and kind review of Fontina. We pride ourselves on serving delicious food and providing great, warm, and friendly service. We are glad that you enjoyed both and left satisfied. This time of the year is perfect to take...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went to Fontina a few years back and had a good experience. We decided to go back for dinner tonight. The gent who waited on us back then was still around and he greeted us so warmly as if we were old friends returning...More

Thank Rick L
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello Rick! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate any and all feedback to help us know what were doing right or wrong. Farhaad, as you well know, is one of our BEST servers and his personality, service,...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

just the one night at Pleasanton and ended up choosing one of the more inexpensive restaurants on the high street. We had veal parmigiana and a veal chop. Both were very good and generously portioned. Had two different wines, again sensibly priced and were happy...More

Thank dubainick
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Nick, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and share your experience with us and other readers on TripAdvisor. We are happy that we met your expectations on both food, wine and pricing. We certainly understand that the interior is not as...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife enjoyed another excellent meal at Fontina's this past Friday. Though they have many delicious entrees, my favorite is the Mushroom Raviolis! Oh my! They were awesome. Our waiter, Juan, was awesome! Very friendly and attentive! We enjoyed the evening, sitting outside, sipping wine...More

Thank darthvayd
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hello DarthVayd-ar! Thank for choosing our restaurant amongst the many restaurants in the universe you could have chosen from for your Friday evening dinner. The mushroom ravioli's are certainly delicious and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed them and that you enjoyed the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-462-9299
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Fontina Ristorante serves traditional Italian food and other Mediterranean fair in a relaxing and refreshing ambiance in the heart of charming downtown Pleasanton.
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