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Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina

Piazzetta Chiavica 5, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 591159
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“horse meat” (12 reviews)
“pear tart” (5 reviews)
“polenta” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Piazzetta Chiavica 5, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were the first in there on a Wednesday evening and we were glad to be! The owner or waiter was great, he was funny, helpful and not pushy. The decor of the place was unique but tasteful and the food was good. Would recommend...More

Thank AFletcher92
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We ate at La Vecchia Fontanina a few days back. We were definitely impressed by their horse dish, polenta dish with fish, and their deserts. The prices are average/high if you take into account the extremely small portions that dishes come in. We paid around...More

Thank Lotus-ini
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We came to eat at this restaurant as we saw positive comments but the welcome was terrible... they speak bearly English and it is like they do not want to have tourists in their restaurants. Moreover the food is expensive and they try to steal...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We checked in Internet for nice restaurants in Verona, and we found this. We were happy to try some nice Italian food, but it wasn’t as we thought. First of all the service was terrible, and the waitress with short blonde hair was so rude...More

Thank Alvaro D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We dined on a lovely pear and cheese tart followed by a fresh pasta with rabbit ragout and a tagliatelle with Monte veronese, a local cheese. There are also lots of horse meat dishes in this traditional restaurant. The downside is that the fresh pasta...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect place & great atmosphere, delicious food and Vine. You should visit and enjoy when you will be in Werona. Fully recommend

Thank joi1987
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the right restaurants in Verona.You can eat good quality local food at really competitive prices.Lovely atmosphere.

Thank gorkazm
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We'd had a couple of pretty dismal dinners in overpriced tourist haunts and we found this place on TripAdviser. We called ahead mid-afternoon and booked a table but we probably wouldn't have got in if we'd just arrived cold. It's only a five minute walk...More

Thank Auctionguys
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended we eat here so we were shocked when we arrived to a very unwelcoming lady that seemed hesitant to seat us. A man came out and took our order but wouldn't make eye contact, smile, say hello or anything. He just paced...More

Thank KtoTheLtoTheM
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Well where do I start...? We came across this place from the reviews on trip advisor and its safe to say we was not disappointed! The food was amazing! I had the gnocci which was to die for! My partner wanted to try horse for...More

Thank Carlaleighj
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Raphaela I
4 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Much cheaper than the square, we had starters & main courses with a very large vodka & tonic, blonde beer & 1/2 carafe of wine for €70.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta Chiavica 5, 37121, Verona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: +39 045 591159
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