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Fontina Ristorante

349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
+1 925-462-9299
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (7 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

What used to be a fine dining experience and a regular go to for a special lunch, is now just a nearly empty dining room where patrons can do business on their cell phone without regard for others. This happened during lunch when a (not...More

1  Thank Kenneth F
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hello Kenneth/guest, I was not present during this particular situation but I do apologize that you had a less than ideal dining experience. From what I gathered from much of my staff, you also confronted this man while his daughter played games on his cellphone....More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Always a welcoming and charming place to eat. The food is first class and freshly cooked. Wait staff are attentive and polite, not intrusive. Great for a family dinner, date or a supper any time.More

1  Thank Fallingupward
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

I certainly agree that our staff is personable and attentive, and yet they try to give all our patrons their privacy and space. We love hearing that our customers enjoyed their food and that they enjoyed their time spent at Fontina. It is because of...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

After reading the positive reviews two of us had dinner at Fontina and were not impressed with the food or the service. My partner ordered the Chicken Gorgonzola but could not finish eating more than half the meal which was just acceptable. I ordered the...More

Thank AlexModesto
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Very sorry to hear about your less than ideal experience at Fontina. It is never our intention to serve food that is not to our customers liking. We always aim to provide excellent service and tasty food to all our patrons, and it seems this...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

One of my favorite restaurants in Pleasaton right now, their salmon is always cooked to perfection. For dinner the Blackberry Salmon is the best!More

1  Thank Kaety F
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hello Kaety, Thank you for your kind review and for choosing Fontina for your dinner! I also very much enjoy the salmon that our wonderful and skilled chefs cook. The blackberry sauce, as you pointed out, makes for a great salmon dinner. Glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have been to Fontina Ristorante each time I have come to Pleasanton for the past four years. The menu is well rounded with a great variety and the staff is excellent. We always have a group of people and each time no one was...More

1  Thank Sandra G
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Sandra, Your kind words are what we strive for and my staff, chefs, and I are very thankful for loyal patrons as yourself. We aim to please with our service, food, and ambiance. We never rush our customers as being with their friends and enjoying...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

It was Saturday night of Labor Day weekend and we decided to walk down Main St., looking for a decent looking place that had a table available. They found us a table inside (it has sidewalk dining, but was a bit breezy for us). I...More

2  Thank Sierra_Gray_Wolf
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Hello Sierra, We are so very happy to have had you and your wife join us at Fontina over Labor Day Weekend. The salmon special over polenta is one of our specialties that we frequently serve and, as you mentioned..... its a combination that works...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Dined outside, very relaxing, excellent service, perfect spacing between courses. We had the calamari appetizer, 2 house salads, the filet & prawns, the seafood risotto and 2 glasses of La Storia petit syrah ~ no room for dessert😉 Our server was Farhaad, and he was...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Hello Jennifer, We at Fontina always pride ourselves in providing a good dining experience thru good service, delicious food, and good company. The calamari appetizer is always a GREAT way to start off a meal - it is a very different and, in my opinion,...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

They offer a nice menu and just about everything is great! You can eat insider seat out on their patio and watch the people walk by while you enjoy your meal!More

1  Thank crichar22016
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Hello Crichar, Thank you for your kind works and glad to hear that you enjoyed our menu. We certainly think we offer a wide variety of tasty food and a nice wine and drink list to go with it. Our customers always enjoy being able...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Loved my dinner here. Excellent wine and my dinner was delicious. My friend also very much enjoy her wine and dinner. Will eat her again when back in town.More

1  Thank Lisa E
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

We are so very thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both your wine and dinner. It is ALWAYS our goal to make our patrons feel both welcomed and relaxed during their meals at Fontina. Having a diner come back and be a repeat customer is...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place is ok... but i brought some coupons last time i went and they wouldn't allow me to use them unless i ate at the place. didnt say it on the coupons. Won't be back after that...More

1  Thank Craig M
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

We are sorry that not being able to use coupons during your last trip out to Fontina made it that displeasurable. Like most sit-down restaurants, coupons and deals that we provide are only valid for "dine-in" patrons. We are sorry this was not explicitly stated...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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