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La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
+1 843-556-1111
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (46 reviews)
“bread” (58 reviews)
“cannoli” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
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1 - 10 of 614 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I think I can honestly say that this is one of the best Italian restaurants that I've experienced outside of Italy. We just arrived in Charleston and was looking for a place to eat near where we were staying. I went to this place pretty...More

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to La Fontana based on a recommendation of the Town & Country Inn and Suites. We arrived there and the hostess (Labella?) was very cordial and made us feel right at home. She assigned us a table and a young man (Markus, I...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right on the highway, not much from the outside but good inside. Nice varied menu with good choice of specials. Bread and oil complementary and very nice. Pasta dish was great, lasagna just needed to be served a bit hotter. Good value but just a...More

Thank Graham_Crieff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent, service was beyond excellent, prices were very good especially considering the quality of the food. Even ordering for a toddler off of their "toddler menu" found a dish worthy of praise!! Excellent place to visit if you want Italian food.

Thank GregSCSA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ivan was awesome with his informative knowledge and personality. He allowed us to try different wines and topped the meal off with a desert shot. Will be going back soon and bringing family next weekend!

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I ate here while staying at the Holiday Inn Express down the road. It was a Saturday night and it was a little busy, so we understood there would probably be a wait for a table. However, we had one waiter who...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mediocre Italian trying to be a high class dining. Food was respectable but not spectacular. For the price I would of expected something more exciting. Service was good. Atmosphere was nice.

Thank s m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My trainer / friend and I had dinner at La Fontana on Sunday August 27, and it was my first ever visit to Charleston as I competed in a local body building and fitness show held there the previous night . I remember how incredibly...More

Thank JuliaECar
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I am super picky and I do not like Italian food in general. I actually loved this place. My husband cannot wait to go to Charleston and dine here again. Our server was very kind and attentive. We will definitely be coming back.

Thank Deysi C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here as we were staying locally and based on TA's ranking of #36 out of 926 restaurants in Charleston. To start with, the interior is in dire need of a major refresh. We sat down and ordered a couple of salads to start,...More

1  Thank Iamalpha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-556-1111
  • E-mail
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