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Fontina Ristorante

349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
+1 925-462-9299
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (8 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We met friends here for dinner as we were passing through Pleasanton. Our drinks were delicious! Gina was our server and the bartender. She was excellent and really knew the menu. We each tried something different. I had the lamb shank and it was out...More

1  Thank jtdanza
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hello JTdanza, Thank you for taking the time to write a nice and detailed review. We LOVE it when our patrons do that so we know what we are doing right and where we can improve. Gina is a seasoned server and bartender with a...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

The service was so bad that nothing else matters. It seemed like there was tension in the room. Perhaps the entire staff had just gotten reamed. This place is going down the tubes fast. I should have read the reviews before we went. My partner...More

Thank Clint L
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Clint, I'm sorry that you were less than pleased with the service and food that you received while dining at Fontina. Our Caesar salads should never come with tomatoes so if you could please let me know the date and approx time of when you...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Nothing remotely close to Italian food. Slow, careless service. A prosciutto sandwich with a microscopic portion of prosciutto (of very low quality, by the way). I'll never go back.More

Thank Pa0l0ZZ
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Paul, I'm very sorry you were dissatisfied with the service and food you received at Fontina. It is always our goal to provide great service and leave our customers happy with their meal and experience. If you do decide to come back I'd be happy...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

What used to be a fine dining experience and a regular go to for a special lunch, is now just a nearly empty dining room where patrons can do business on their cell phone without regard for others. This happened during lunch when a (not...More

1  Thank Kenneth F
Brix510, Manager at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hello Kenneth/guest, I was not present during this particular situation but I do apologize that you had a less than ideal dining experience. From what I gathered from much of my staff, you also confronted this man while his daughter played games on his cellphone....More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Always a welcoming and charming place to eat. The food is first class and freshly cooked. Wait staff are attentive and polite, not intrusive. Great for a family dinner, date or a supper any time.More

1  Thank Fallingupward
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

I certainly agree that our staff is personable and attentive, and yet they try to give all our patrons their privacy and space. We love hearing that our customers enjoyed their food and that they enjoyed their time spent at Fontina. It is because of...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

After reading the positive reviews two of us had dinner at Fontina and were not impressed with the food or the service. My partner ordered the Chicken Gorgonzola but could not finish eating more than half the meal which was just acceptable. I ordered the...More

Thank AlexModesto
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Very sorry to hear about your less than ideal experience at Fontina. It is never our intention to serve food that is not to our customers liking. We always aim to provide excellent service and tasty food to all our patrons, and it seems this...More

Reviewed 4 November 2016

One of my favorite restaurants in Pleasaton right now, their salmon is always cooked to perfection. For dinner the Blackberry Salmon is the best!More

1  Thank Kaety F
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hello Kaety, Thank you for your kind review and for choosing Fontina for your dinner! I also very much enjoy the salmon that our wonderful and skilled chefs cook. The blackberry sauce, as you pointed out, makes for a great salmon dinner. Glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been to Fontina Ristorante each time I have come to Pleasanton for the past four years. The menu is well rounded with a great variety and the staff is excellent. We always have a group of people and each time no one was...More

1  Thank Sandra G
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Sandra, Your kind words are what we strive for and my staff, chefs, and I are very thankful for loyal patrons as yourself. We aim to please with our service, food, and ambiance. We never rush our customers as being with their friends and enjoying...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was Saturday night of Labor Day weekend and we decided to walk down Main St., looking for a decent looking place that had a table available. They found us a table inside (it has sidewalk dining, but was a bit breezy for us). I...More

2  Thank Sierra_Gray_Wolf
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hello Sierra, We are so very happy to have had you and your wife join us at Fontina over Labor Day Weekend. The salmon special over polenta is one of our specialties that we frequently serve and, as you mentioned..... its a combination that works...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Dined outside, very relaxing, excellent service, perfect spacing between courses. We had the calamari appetizer, 2 house salads, the filet & prawns, the seafood risotto and 2 glasses of La Storia petit syrah ~ no room for dessert😉 Our server was Farhaad, and he was...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
Brix510, Owner at Fontina Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hello Jennifer, We at Fontina always pride ourselves in providing a good dining experience thru good service, delicious food, and good company. The calamari appetizer is always a GREAT way to start off a meal - it is a very different and, in my opinion,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Main St. Suite 150, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6664
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-462-9299
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