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La Fontana Italian Restaurant

) #16 of 592 Restaurants in Blackpool €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
17 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
+44 1253 622231
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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17 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been a few times but most recently visited for a 70th birthday family meal and had a superb evening. Of the 20 or so dishes served across the three courses, not one item was less than excellent. The tiramisu a particular triumph (that particular...More

Thank SuperStu007
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Blackpool for concert and a long weekend brake and not just wanting to do the pubs and clubs decided to treat are selves to a meal. We picked La Fontana's after checking the reviews on trip advisor and we are glad we did...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely place. Great decor, lovely ambience; friendly staff. Good choice on the menu! Best pizza and excellent pasta dishes. Highly recommend La Fontana!

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a last minute visit to Blackpool we searched for an Italian and found la Fontana. We were not disappointed the food and service was very good. It was a little disappointing when we arrived as table not ready and we had to wait in...More

1  Thank Evans1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant last weekend with a group of friends and the restaurant was busy but they managed to get us seated straight away. Both starters and mains were fantastic, the service was exceptional and the decor was lovely and welcoming! The food arrived promptly...More

1  Thank morganrickerby1503
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here last week, and very good it was too. Being close to North Pier, we thought it might be a bit touristy, but this is a long established Italian restaurant of a very high standard. Service was friendly and welcoming,...More

2  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dry and overcooked chicken liver. School meal-esque pasta dishes. Incredibly average. Very slow service, despite us pre-ordering due to working in the theatre. Unbelievably rude manager who refused to accept our complaint and told us we should have gone to McDonald's. For the quality of...More

Thank LouiseOboe
La F, Owner at La Fontana Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry we were unable to meet your expectations on this occasion, however none of the above comments were brought to our attention until you came to paying the bill despite staff coming over to your table during both your starters and main courses...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant just before eleven pm requested a 10oz filet steak x2 which was not on menu but they were happy to provide.they really did not do proper peppercorn sauce but there version of it was that nice I said nothing.they were really friendly...More

2  Thank 471rega
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start ,Ok so me and my other half was looking for a nice place to go for some food and the first place we had gone to was fully booked due to been a Saturday night (we didn't think to book) so...More

2  Thank rebbleigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my husband arranged for us to go to this restaurant. We were tired after a long day out with the kids. When we got there we were greeted with big smiles from the staff, they took us to our table and gave the children...More

2  Thank Gurrinder B
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Do you cater for toddlers?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Minicooper59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they welcome children they have pencils and sheets to colour in .👍
Just wondering does anyone know the names of the staff working there its doing my head in that i can't remember and honestly they were wonderful so I would be grateful to anyone who can name them i want to know for our next visit. Bald waiter, small young girl and a waiter from chile who has a few tattoos... Can anyone help me out?
27 October 2016|
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Response from jh404040 |
stefano(bald waiter) laura and victor
Dominic C
I was wondering if the menu is vegetarian friendly, also is the establishment LGBT friendly I don't want to show up with my boyfriend and be refused?
15 August 2016|
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Response from welcelt | Reviewed this property |
Dominic, there are plenty of vegetarian options Pasta/ Pizza on the menu. Blackpool as a whole is very LGBT friendly. The staff at La Fontana are brilliant, I'm sure you would be made very welcome. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 622231
  • E-mail
Established for over 20 years, experience a true taste of Italy at La Fontana in their modern Italian Courtyard Restaurant, set beneath a twinkling starry night sky, complete with roof slates, decorative trellis and of course, La Fontana - the fountain after which the Restaurant is named! Enjoy the first class Italian cuisine & warm Mediterranean ambience brought to you by long-time owner Franco and his team of loyal, passionate staff.
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