About Fontana at the Biltmore Hotel
Enjoy Traditional Italian Cuisine at its best in the Fontana, our resort casual grille featuring outdoor dining in a tropical fountain centered courtyard or indoor seating surrounding and open kitchen with a wide variety of specialties.
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 6:30am - 11:30am; Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
(305) 445-8066 ext. 2407
Live Jazz in the Biltmore Bar each night!
Hotel self parking and private lot also available.
Private Party Facilities:
Large parties up to 30 guests for Courtyard Dining.
Private Party Contact:
Raquel Alaniz: 3054458066x2407
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
Large group menus available
Fontana at the Biltmore Hotel Ratings and Reviews
Use to love to go to this restaurant unt ...
Use to love to go to this restaurant until I dine last Thursday. I order a halibut which was so tough I needed a knife to cut it. The waiter was ok but I requested to talk to manager who did not have the decency to come talk to us. Now I know why your rating has been going down. Would not recommend any of my friends to this restaurant.
The ambience was lovely and it was quiet ...
The ambience was lovely and it was quiet for talking. The waitress was not terribly attentive. The food was good but not great as it should be for the reputation. We ordered the pre-theater prix fixe and there were not enough choices --- no salads or soups and the entree was limited as well. People I was with enjoyed the swordfish. I did not find the shellfish to be fresh or seasoned well on the seafood risotto. The restaurant was able to substitute a salad which was very fresh and the dessert was lovely.
Fontana was as always great! We had a wo ...
Fontana was as always great! We had a wonderful time with close friends and they enjoyed it as well. We spend our Thanksgiving there and we'll do again any time! Most exceptional environment, good food and attentive service! Thank you!
My additional comments are for OpenTable (and Fontana?): When I was booking the table online through OpenTable, you could not give me a table for 4 anytime before 9:00PM. Then, I reserved a table for 2 that was available at 6:30 PM . Later, I called the restaurant and I asked if they could accommodate 4 people at that table for 2 that I had reserved. They said : yes. From then on, everything worked out fine for us.
However, during the whole time we were at the restaurant (6:30 to 8:45 PM) we noticed that almost half of the tables were empty. My question is: why OpenTable did not give me the table for 4 when I was trying to book it?
Thank you for your attention.
A great breakfast buffet perfect for bus ...
A great breakfast buffet perfect for business
They have everything you need from homemade granola , great Greek yogurts. Fresh fruits Majorca almonds.
Of course omelette made to order.
You can choose to eat indoors or outside by a fountain
Great place for quiet business breakfast where you can have conversations and not worry about having g your conversations over heard
Our server was charming and attentive an ...
Our server was charming and attentive and of course the atmosphere and ambiance were elegant and old world. The food however was really rather ordinary and uninteresting from a flavor perspective. My partner and I both had fish so perhaps something else is their specialty. I just think I for the price you can find far more interesting dishes elsewhere in Miami. Having said that do go for the beautiful setting and old world charm of this historic place...maybe for drinks which is what we plan to do next time.
Great Miami Spice meal. Food Fresh and ...
Great Miami Spice meal. Food Fresh and well seasoned.
Regular menu is reasonably priced.
Waiters are very professional.
Of the many restaurants the I have enjoyed during the Spice season,
The Fontana is the best by far.
Great restaurant, I actually never heard ...
Great restaurant, I actually never heard of it until that day that I went and now I want to go back. The service was very quick, very friendly waiter, had great knowledge of food when I asked him about certain dishes. Had a very great wine choice, also I'm happy that I didn't have to yell across the table to talk to my girlfriend. And after walking around the Biltmore hotel was fantastic, a great night indeed.
Our server was attentive and charming. T ...
Our server was attentive and charming. The food was, however, very disappointing. We chose from the Miami Spice menu and the servings were very paltry and unappealing. The salad looked like the left over of someone else's salad. The cannelonis were over cooked and pale. No cheese, no sauce, bland. The parmesan chicken my guests had looked better but it was served alone on 1/4 of the empty bare dish. How about adding some slices of roasted potatoes or/and carrots for a better and tastier presentation. Likewise the two canneloni looked very lonely in the middle of the plate. The desserts were tasty. It's Miami Spice folks. You're supposed to entice your guests to come back, not ensure that they won't.
Went to Fontana as we stayed for Labor D ...
Went to Fontana as we stayed for Labor Day Weekend. Loved the menu at Fontana, especially the Miami Spice one. Everything was delicious and our service was tops! Our server, a very nice young man was superb. I am sorry I forgot his name but he is tall and wears glasses. He was a true professional in his job and when we return to Fontana, I will ask for him. In conclusion, my husband and 8 were very pleased with the attention, food and service we received.
there were flies in the drinks the food ...
there were flies in the drinks the food was horrible the service was slow the seafood was old and fishy, when I sent back the drinks they didn't even offer a free drink there were flies in my daughters drink and also in mine.
I would never go back to this place
I was very pleased overall with the serv ...
I was very pleased overall with the service and the food! Hats off to the chef! The only issue I did have was that I precalled to let them know we were celebrating our anniversary and there was never any mention of this. Additionally, I did ask if they do anything special and they said they would call me back. never heard back.
Since we went for a lunch and enjoyed ou ...
Since we went for a lunch and enjoyed our Miami Spice menu, we recommend to friends to join us for diner at la Fontana. The diner experience was very disappointing. The service was really bad. The white wine came hot and even after 15 minutes in the ice, it was still too hot to drink. After insisting, the waiter finally came to sense and replaced it with a cold bottle. The three-course meals of the Miami Spice menu were dull. Embarassed to have recommended the place.
A bit disappointing. Food was good,not g ...
A bit disappointing. Food was good,not great. Meat was dry and bland, not noteworthy. Ambiance was very noisy due to many young children in attendance, no sound deadening devices noticed. Do not plan n returning anytime soon.
We ordered a bottle of wine and it came ...
We ordered a bottle of wine and it came back, without explanation from the waiter, with the wrong vintage. After pointing it out, the waiter checked and returned, offering us the newer vintage at the same price as the older, more desirable vintage. We passed and ordered a different bottle. Same problem with the vintage and no explanation again. The food was hit and miss. The eggplant appetizer was the best portion of the meal.
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