La Fontanella - Pelham
115 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, N.Y. 10803 | (914) 738-3008
La Fontanella is conveniently located in Pelham, New York and has now been in business over 20 years serving its customers only the best, most authentic Italian-Adriatic cuisine. The building has been recently renovated, offering the most relaxing, elegant ambiance in Westchester with a new full-service granite bar. Whether you're in the mood for a quick lunch, a full course dinner, an evening snack, or something in between, La Fontanella offers outstanding Italian cuisine, a great wine list, extended bourbon and scotch selections , along with a full bar, and exceptional service.
Met a friend for a long overdue lunch and catch up.
We picked La Fontanella for a place to enjoy a nice low key get together and it was perfect.
Relaxing atmosphere with enough distance between tables to have a quiet conversation.
The service was welcoming, friendly and very professional.
All the food ordered was well presented and delicious. The only disappointment was shortly before we finished I ordered a separate chicken dish to take home for my husband to enjoy and it didn’t stand up to the same excellent cooking skills the rest of our lunch had, which was disappointing.
It certainly wouldn’t deter us from planning to go back.
Almost everything was excellent but one thing. I asked for my steak “rare to medium rare” and it came very rare. Nonetheless I would certainly go back again and recommend to others. Next time though I’ll order an Italian dish.
Went for our anniversary. Food excellent as usual. May have found a new favorite meal.
Although we had a reservation and we were there on time, we had to wait for a table a bit - which is fine. Once seated, we also waited quite a bit to get the menus, so we figured this will get better. Well, not at all, the servers seemed overwhelmed running in every direction. Definitely a lack of service system in place. We waited quite a bit to get our dinner and quite frankly - the atmosphere in the dining room was uncomfortable.... I have dined in many, many restaurants everywhere in the world and I must say, I have never felt as unwelcome as I felt here. I guess not too many "Latino" families dine here and we were a nuisance to so many of the guests.... The staff tries hard and are very polite and diligent... overwhelmed but they try hard.... the food was definitely delicious, everything we order (except for the wait) was delicious.... the ambiance in the restaurant, well that is a different story..... We enjoyed the food... but not the experience.
Fantastic dinner, amazing service. We WILL be back again.
Great food. Grilled calamari was as good as it gets. Sea bass was fresh and juicy. Service was excellent.
Overall our dining experience was great. From the friendliness and attentiveness of the staff to the delicious food and nice dining room setting we were pleased. We would definitely go back again and will be recommending to others.
Wonderfull to find a place not too far from home with food that is clean, authentic and very delicious. I've always said that when I go out for dinner, I want food I can not make better myself. This is one of those places (I like to cook). Also enjoyed being able to converse quietly without having to "stretch my ear" to hear what my company had to say. I particularly recommend the osso bucco, the stuffed artichoke and the pistachio ricotta cake.
The service and food was outstanding. Waiter even made us our own special dish!
Great restaurant with good food. Service was much better this time around
Wanted to pick a new restaurant for date night and it was spectacular. The service was incredible and attentive . Vincent our waiter was a class act a pleasure to speak with .The food was delicious and deserts as well can’t wait to go back
The food was absolutely over the top wonderful! Service was great and the restaurant is comfortable.
Food was great as usual. We weren’t expecting fixed menu. Definitely not $70 a person. It was St. Valentines Day, I guess I should have looked into it before I made reservations. We still had a great time and will be back soon.
As always a throwback to what restaurants ought to emulate. The lighting , layout, displays thought to a couple or larger group . Amazing how this part is accomplished in the space given. It’s menu shows thought, delivering a balanced but not over extensive choice. This lends to the diner’s ability to not be overwhelmed. Service finishes off this epicurean experience.
Vincent is always at the top of his game. Try and book a table that he manages and you will always have a TOL experience.
Quiet spot with wonderful service and a delicious menu. Recommend for a night out .
It was our first time at this restaurant and it was fabulous. We started out with a drink at the bar. The bartender was lovely. We were then seated, the table was roomy and comfortable. Our waiter was knowledgeable and kind. The food was outstanding. We will definitely be back.
Never disappoints! This was a perfect place to celebrate Mom's birthday!
Manager was great, handled everything professionally, will come back to try again on a less busier night for full experience
We had Christmas Eve dinner here and it was Excellent. It was a 3 course menu, which to me normally means most restaurants are limiting their options and mailing it in. Not La Fontanella, we had an absolutely amazing meal, all the appetizers, mains and deserts were great, with the homemade squid ink pasta was a standout. The service was spectacular and the restaurant was spotless, well decorated and despite there being a good crowd, was still a nice volume for conversation. I cannot wait to go back!
My family and I had Christmas Eve dinner here. The food and service was excellent. We had such a great time and will definitely go back!! Would absolutely recommend to all of my friends. Many thanks for such a memorable evening. This restaurant is a truly a treasure in this small town.
Food was excellent as always but we felt rushed and then waited forever for check
La Fontanella is a wonderful northern style Italian restaurant in Pelham, NY. It is a bit crowded but the food is wonderful and the wait staff is accommodating. Some are legitimately Italian--ours a man in his late 60s who hailed from Tunis of Sicilian parentage. I chatted with him in French--that exposed this marvelous accent--an admixture of Sicilian and French North African colonial! He also had a wonderful sense of humor and knew the menu very well. We had not been to the restaurant for about two years--and a marvelous "amuse bouche" (if such can be permitted in an Italian eatery)--chunks of parmagiana reggiano and pepperoni slices with green olives--have been omitted and garbanzo beans in olive oil substituted. How disappointing. None the less we shall return..
La Fontanella continues to impress. Food, service and ambience are all top notch.
Something is not right with a restaurant that I once loved; I can't put my finger on what is "not right" but my wife and I agreed that it is lacking in something that it once had
Had heard great things about La Fontanella for years, but finally found time to go this past weekend. Not disappointed at all, excellent service from a very friendly/attentive staff, with ambiance to match. Excellent menu from appetizers to dessert, and wine selections. Already made a reservation to take a group there for the Holidays.
Our favorite place to eat GOOD Italian food that never fails to impress. We love the staff and feel like family.
Good value for price fix lunch. Hearty portions and veal was delicious
Always an excellent dining experience. Great service and exceptional food.
Traditional Italian with a flare. Do not over look the specials. Great for date night or to impress first date.
The food is always perfectly prepared and delicious, with generous portions. But the service is always phenomenal!!!
La Fontanella continues to exceed all expectations in terms of the overall dining experience. Bravo!
Love it here. The food is delicious and the service is wonderful. Everyone so friendly.
I haven’t been here in many years and had forgotten how relaxing it was. The food was impeccable and nicely served. We will definitely return!
It’s a gem! Great food, excellent service, reasonable prices and cozy atmosphere.
Met a group of 5 for lunch and they were able to accommodate
Excellent food and service during an early dinner before an alumni event nearby. Décor also pleasing.
We were there for lunch. Veal was very good. As were the appetizers. Wine was very good too. But wine list could be a little broader meaning more wines in high thirty and forties range
We go to Fontanella often.
29th Anniversary. Great service, almost had the place to ourselves. Tuesday. Food was great. Good bottle of red. Not much more you can ask for.