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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, genuine Italian staff and great value. Service was efficient and friendly; lovely setting looking out over the riverside on the Quay in Waterford

Thank GrainneWaterford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for early bird it's ok nothing special the decor is very dated funiture dated not very comfy no table cloths etc it just doesn't have a nice feel or athmosphere I kinda felt like I was in someone's back sitting room that they just...More

Thank Leighannenjosh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an early bird dinner with the family. Three of us had the prawns for a starter which was incredibly good! I had the pizza Fontana which was absolutely delicious! My brother had a spicy salami pizza which he loved and my mother had...More

1  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal with a large group of people, table was missing settings when we arrived but it was quickly fixed. One blonde waitress (never got her name) was amazing, she sounded french or Italian but her English was very good and she was...More

1  Thank Alanna D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The service in this restaurant is excellent from the minute you walk in the door. A good start. Decent selection for starters and mains, lovely specials also. Good quality ingredients. Their bread is delicious. Pizza was real hit also. A few of us had steak...More

1  Thank Jennifer Y
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Really nothing special. Lack of atmosphere and bit overpriced. Nice location, its close to city center if u want to do shoping after lunch.

Thank bjoern059
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with my parents in law. My husband and I ordered the prawn starter and got 2 prawns each! My fish mains was 6cm by 6cm, had to share a tiny portion of cubed potatoes with my father in law as we didn't...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went with my husband last night and food and wine was amazing, great quality ingredients and and staff were so friendly and professional. They bake their own bread ever day and it is amazing! I had tomato & basil soup and it was delicious, hubbie...More

1  Thank LMcD39
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I went here with two family members last weekend. The restaurant is very cosy and a good atmosphere can be felt as soon as you walk in. Staff were attentive and looked after us well throughout. It was extremely busy so a couple of things...More

Thank helonderful
Reviewed 11 March 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$29
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
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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
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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.