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La Fontana

124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 566
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious and very reasonably priced Italian in Waterford. The scallops for starter (often a special) are excellent as is the ravioli. Great staff

1  Thank Lou536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited a few times and am happy to say the dishes are authentic Italian dishes. From the mixed antipasti , with really good mozzarella to the lovely pasta dishes. Even the espresso is as it should be.highly recommended and friendly staff.

1  Thank Jack G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

La Fontana and the wonderful staff always produce a special treat for dinner. Excellent food, excellent staff, lovely atmosphere. Best in Waterford!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 18 May 2017 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

2  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
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.
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