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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“parma ham” (4 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was just what I needed after a long days journey. Mussels in a lovely 😊 sauce with Italian bread, then linguine with clams, mussels, baby tomatoes and some more Italian bread. Top it off with 2 glasses of wine. M

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure to dine here last night, making a good 1st impressions certainly seems to be their motto and flows throughout my whole experience from initial booking to walking out the door, we had antipasta and pizza, delicious food, great atmosphere, friendly attentive...More

2  Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this lovely place by accident while we were walking around Waterford. Staff were wonderful! Very attentive, humorous, and spoke Italian! I started with the caprese salad - so nice to have fresh mozzarella and basil. I then had the fresh pasta special and hubs...More

1  Thank TripNL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant in Waterford as something different from traditional Irish cruisine and it did not disappoint. The food and atmosphere where par none and it was the best Gnocchi I have ever had. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank NWtraveller_77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food in a lovely restaurant. The steak and mushroom sauce is the best in Waterford. The staff are excellent, great experience every time we visit. Highly recommend it.

1  Thank KevWfd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I phoned La Fontana and asked what time last orders were on a Monday night as I had clients arriving late from Northern Ireland . They said take your time and we will accommodate you whenever you arrive . We landed in at 9.15 and...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went here with my family for my grandmothers birthday. It was a great time. The seating area was cosy, the waiters were very friendly. The food was excellent, I had the vegetarian pasta and it was cooked perfectly. Everybody enjoyed their meals. I'd definitely recommend!

1  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Passed by this place several times but only tried it a few weeks ago. Really pleased, great welcome from Enrico Mastrocicco who is the owner and proprietor. Busy place, with a great buzz about it and superb food that is served with a smile and...More

1  Thank Rockyroad2dublin
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A little pricy, but worth it. My friend and I were welcomed in without a reservation. I had the gnoochi w/ spinach and prosciutto which was absolutely phenomenal. Our server was kind and attentive, constantly fulfilling our spoken and unspoken requests. The building is a...More

1  Thank EvanLawrie
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Easily one of the best Italian restaurants in Waterford. Been here a few times, the staff very welcoming, and the food always excellent. Highly recommend the Lasagna.

2  Thank Gary M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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