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La Fontana

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124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon 17:00 - 22:30
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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County Tipperary, Ireland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in the door, you are greeted by a wonderful atmosphere. Great staff, amazing food, and a menu that is so versatile. Definitely will return! A taste of real Italy

1 Thank Rosajo86
Dungarvan, Ireland
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I ate there tonight. The service is very friendly and the restaurant is quite nice. My partner is vegetarian and only a very, very limited selection (which is unusual for Italian) was on offer. Bread came with a nice olive tapenade, but was sliced white bread (come on, what's that about?). Main courses : my partner had... More 

Thank tonys2106
Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

great food great service and great atmosphere! Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable bout the menu!Nothing is too much bother for them! I ALWAYS look forward to my meal in La Fontana!

Thank Rosemaryvandervalk
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have eaten here several times , & on each occasion have ordered the Mussels & have never had reason for complaint , except for one occasion , when I found a stone in my mussels,I brought it to the waitress attention , which she brought to the Chef's attention ,came back with a confirmation that it was a stone,... More 

Thank knocktophernights
Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

La Fontana is great for informal and tasty Italian food. The early bird menu is great value but the a la carte is not overly expensive either. The staff are very efficient and friendly and are made up of locals and Italians which is nice. I haven't had a bad meal there yet and will be back again.

Thank MaggieKate2502
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant with excellent food, fresh and delicious. The restaurant is atmospheric with a relaxed vibe. The staff were fantastic o!! Couldn't have been more helpful or friendly, good value as well.

Thank Lizmca13
Waterford, Ireland
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Here a few months ago for starters and main. First time here, for starter he got mussels, and he enjoyed them. I got some sort of parma ham, asparagus salad which I didn't like at all but that's just me For mains, I went for some sort of dumpling pasta, he got tagliatelle.. my dumplings were way too filling to... More 

Thank jane2233
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for some dinner in La Fontana after some exploring around Winterval. The early bird menu is excellent value for the quality and quantity of food. My girlfriend had the mussels for starter and cleared the bowl, I had the Goats cheese which was also delicious! We then had 2 pizza's for main which were as good as Iv... More 

Thank DeiseBear
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Top notch food and manager/owner very friendly excellent service and didn't feel one but rushed, lovely warm friendly atmosphere and staff. I was here 2 nights in a row recently I enjoyed it so much! Pizza is to die for!! And pasta cooked to perfection. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank michaelapur
Athlone, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, fab music (no Christmas carols!!!). I recommend the Sicilian wine. Friendly service.

Thank roisinphysio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?