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Ristorante Maria Fontana


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

October 2018 and my fourth visit to this family restaurant. Maria Fontana has passed away, but her family still cooks using her recipes. My companion and I ordered the "antipastini" which included 3 types of sliced meats, two types of aged cheese, yellow stewed peppers,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stella B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Maria Fontana's is one of the few daytime restaurants open for lunch, between meal service and dinners in Poggio Moiano. Parking is on the street. We asked for vegeterian choices and our waiter asked the cook what was available fresh for today. Their accomodating attitude...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Stella B
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I love this restaurant and have been going for over 10 years. The staff are friendly and the food is consistently good. Try the capelli d'angelo (home made pasta with traditional tomato sauce). Also try their antipasti - loads of home-made delicacies!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Lyn H
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We had home made pasta, after primi piatti that contained antipasti, ricotta and cheese. It was all delicious, very well made and served by friendly, humorous and attentive staff. The vegetables were picked in the forests near by and we're cooked or served as salads...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank EmmaE1327
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Since Maria died the restaurant has more compromises. The many endorsements may be part of the reason why the quality of food is diminishing. Pasta was over cooked and overpriced. Did not have any attention from the waiter and despite repeated requests for the bill...More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

With a few friends we visited this restaurant today. What a lovely suprise!! It was suggested by a friend but we did not expect it to be this good. Excellent service and fine wine and starters followed by wonderful pasta dishes (the pasta is home...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Simon F
Reviewed 5 September 2014

if you like home made pasta, this restaurant is for you. Best angel hair pasta, known locally as maccheroncini, apparently is by a woman who lives in Poggio Moiano and everyone in the 20 km radius orders pasta from her. I also recommend another pasta...More

Date of visit: June 2014
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

I am in Italy for vacation (from NYC) and am currently at the Fara Music Festival (Fara Sabina). At night, I listen to free live outdoor jazz concerts and during the day venture out by bike to ride through the rolling countryside. Yesterday I found...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Harvey W
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