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Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina

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Piazzetta Chiavica 5, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 591159
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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With a two course meal for two with wine and water for just 37€ we were very pleased. The meat selection for starter is a must and the rabbit ragu pasta main were highlights!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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147 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lunch there was a joy of meals, wine and great atmosphere. Two courses of pasta, sausage risotto, perfectly grilled horse steaks, and above all, excellently grilled lamb. The house wine is really giving a feeling of Mediterranean easy lunch. And all the menues for 12 euro are more than value for money. Great and cheerful service.

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cape coral, fl
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went there based on TA reviews...it was a good value but mediocre food. $12 for meal with wine, which they didn't offer, I asked about it since there was a sign by the door. I guess for the value it was good, but I'd rather have a better meal for a few more euros.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice. Risotto was perfect and we tried hourse steak for the first time .. it was amazing .. i would recommend it for sure!

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and fancied everything on the menu. I had the meat ravioli with pumpkin sauce and it was the tastiest dish I've had in Verona. My husband loved his home-made bigoli pasta with fish and we then shared a half carafe of the house white. He raved about his perfect Americano: an espresso with a small jug... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first evening meal in Verona. We booked ahead online and the staff were very friendly. We chose to have starters to share and then meals from the secondi section which were all reasonably priced. The pear tart to start was amazing! For mains there is quite a heavy amount of horse on the menu which went down... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Now that we're back home and looking at photos, we both agree that our evening spent at Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina was possibly the best evening of our 3 months stay in Italy. The staff, the Chef, the food together, made this one memorable evening.

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Leicestershire
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We are so pleased we found this small informal restaurant whilst walking around the old quarter of Verona. Slightly off the beaten track, down a small street near the river. We hadn't planned on eating lunch as we were departing Verona that evening and had hoped to find somewhere to eat later on but once we saw the menu outside... More 

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London
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you would like to try bollito con peara, traditional Veronese sunday lunch, there is no better place in Verona to do it. Families, couples, friends all queue up over the weekend to eat here - a small, unpretencious osteria is a home to renowned chef Marco Segattini, who is known for putting modern twist on traditional food. I had... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is real food prepared with passion and served with class by cheerful and skilled servers.The daily fixed "business lunch menu" is second to none in town for value and quality. A la carte, after the Polenta starter, ask the servers for a "bis" of first courses in order to try more than one pasta dish (at the price of... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?