Fontana at the Biltmore Hotel
I got sick after eating lunch at the Fontana restaurant. I had a crab cake and chicken parmigiana. I will never eat there again. Health department needs to check this place for violations in food preparation.
I loved it, very friendly, great food, beautiful location. Thank you!
Restaurant has a very open and luxurious atmosphere both inside and out. The food was authentic, simple, rustic Italian food. Pasta and raviolis were cooked perfectly al dente and the service was very attentive. Only down fall is I felt there could have been more seafood dishes (Fish ie. Salmon etc.) and the dessert was sub par in my opinion from what i ordered. I had the nutella cake which was a little too rich/bitter in chocolate for my taste, and the peach cobbler which was slightly overly sweet, but again it is a peach cobbler. Overall, a very nice restaurant with tasty food, which also contains a wow factor due to the ambiance the famous Biltmore hotel provides
The food was ok, but the service was very good and the place is nice
The valet parking was great. We waited a few minutes to be seated by a host/hostess. Took a little longer than we expected. Our hostess was very friendly and apologetic for the wait. We were seated in the corner, which was great for the two of us. *We ordered our food from the Miami Spice Menu*The appetizers were great, I had the Crab Cake and my husband had the Carpaccio. I ordered the Chicken for my entree, it was good. Lots of food and it was a heavy meal, I took half home. The dessert was great! Our waiter was attentive and great. The restaurant was quiet enough. However, we did hear a lot of commotion from the waiters, servers, and employees; they were trying to figure out seating arrangements and going back and forth. Other than that small issue, the lunch date was wonderful!
Our waiter was amazing. Arnel. So kind and professional.
Always a very lovely place to have lunch.
Best Gnocchi of my life!
Beautiful hotel and great ambiance. Showed up to a reservation 5 min early; hostess told us it would be a while before a table cleared. They escorted us to the bar and the hostess forgot they sent us to the bar. Got a call from the restaurant 25 min later asking where we were. Told them at the restauran bar where you left us. We were asked to come back to the hostess area not a great start. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. Food was ok; not good for the cost. The restaurant ran out of the fixed menu desert; they had to provide a substitute. Pretty place but there are much better places in Miami!
It was raining and we sat inside . It was a difference experience . Personally I would not go back unless it is at the courtyard. There is no ambiance inside .
The wine list should have a couple of cheaper wines. The cheapest one costs US$ 55.
Waiter got both parts of my order wrong. No apology. The food is good but place has the hotel restaurant attitude about who cares about loyal locals. The managers walk around absent minded to what is happening, or the body language of diners. Abracci anyone.
Fabulous lunch and just wonderful service!
Go for Miami spice. Really surprise by the menu and the quality of food. That was the 3rd time we go in this restaurant and we going back for sure. Quality of food is amazing !
Great food and great service.
Excelent wine! They recommended us Cillar de Silos (Spanish wine). Superb!
We had an amazing time. The food was delicious and our waiter Eduardo was great.
Nourriture très bonne dans un superbe décors.
The hostess made us wait 25 min to sit when there were multiple tables available. The person pouring the wine poured a new bottle of wine into our glasses with our fist bottle and mixed the two. The staff had large fans outside near the tables which made a lot of noise,
This is a very nice restaurant but it is grossly overpriced. The food is good quality but not especially interested. Service was disjointed.
In need of upgrades, looks and feels very tired! The chairs are vinyl and sticky. The table cloth was not evenly placed, one end was longer than the other and filthy dirty (seems like it was stepped on and overlooked). The food was ok. I ordered from the Miami Spice 2019 menu and was not impressed. The pork belly as a starter was terrible and very fatty and the salmon as my main was very oily. The only dish I enjoyed was the desert but I suppose you would have to try really hard to mess up a strawberry tart. Our server was nice but I was surprised when she asked “who’s Birthday are we celebrating” and came back with my desert and nothing more. All in all I would NOT recommend this restaurant.
Quiet. Food , service, ambiance spectacular and emilo our waiter was wonderful. Even the heat was no bother!
Sent food back. Very terrible food . Disappointing for a birthday lunch 👎🏻👎🏻
Impressive, reasonably priced, service was excellent.
el lugar es muy lindo y tranquilo. la comida estaba exquisita y nos atendieron super bien!
Family with food allergies . They made the recommendations in what to it and everything was just perfect .
Both the food and the service were excellent.
I have enjoyed the Biltmore brunch on several occasions but had not dined at Fontana. We took the opportunity of the Miami Spice event and were pleasantly satisfied.
Este lugar desafortunadamente parece una cafetería , demasiada luz para una cena , nada acogedor. La comida muy buena pero se necesita ambiente. No pensamos regresar
Went for the Miami Spice lunch. The place is very pretty, but the portion sizes left much to be desired on the appetizer course, and the entree looked like it had been sitting out for a while before getting brought out to us, like on a cruise ship. The bread basket was quite tasty, and a separate appetizer that we order from the main menu (polpette) did not disappoint. Nothing negative to say about the service.
Great service, amazing food
Overall it was a good experience, the buffet however lacks in options. Very run of the mill for a property of this caliber.
La Fontana was not up to the standards we expect.
1. The service was very slow. The server had to be asked three times for butter and the pre-theater menu.
2. The food was mostly very good, but the snapper with spinach was very heavy and even tough, and was such a huge serving that we should have been advised to share it.
The porcini risotto came in a giant tureen, a serving enough for at least three people, and again, we should have been advised to split it. It was, however delicious.
Fortunately we allowed over two hours to dine before the theater (GableStage).
Excellent as always
Screaming child at next table for an hour. Not distress scream, the get my way or else scream. Wait staff thought it was cute I guess. Last visit here the kitchen was closed for first hour 630-730. Clearly they don’t covet repeat local business. Managers don’t manage. Shame food is good.
Great place for a business lunch. The service is stellar, the food is excellent and the noise level and ambiance allows for pleasant conversation.
Absolutely incredible experience from the moment we walked in. Top of the line customer service and attention to detail. It was my mother, sister and grandmothers first time and they could not stop raving about what a wonderful afternoon they had. The food was delicious too! Cannot say enough about the staff at Fontana!
Wonderful service and meal was exquisite.