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Fontana Vecchia

Via Don Bosco 61, 00044 Frascati, Italy
+39 06 941 9788
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“panna cotta” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Don Bosco 61, 00044 Frascati, Italy
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1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed 1 night here. Service was excellent. Room was very comfortable. Breakfast was great. Short walk to town. Very affordable

Thank activeanne
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We took 3 menus and one pasta dish with seafood. Seafood was not fresh. Past was excellent. Overall nothing remarkable as tripadvisor rating says. Found a sticker in my food so that is a minus as well.

1  Thank Tuomas K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A stunning find. The owner/head chef was extremely welcoming and was delighted to take us through the menu. Ordered the Sicilian prawns with pasta and then the Turbot with a potato crust. Both were delightful dishes! Relaxed atmosphere. A wonderful place I'd definitely recommend, especially...More

Thank sc0ttd0g
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wonderful small restaurant on a quiet street. The chef speaks very good English and made sure I ordered good food. The meal was one of the best I've ever eaten, anywhere in the world. I had a half-liter of local Frascati wine and topped it...More

Thank phildickerson
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Luckily, our hotel managed to get us a reservation at short notice. We appeared to be the only tourists in the restaurant and now I know why there are so few English language reviews - and so many Italian reviews - on this site. We...More

Thank RedExile56
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Small trattoria bit outside of the historic center of Frascati. Visited the Restaurant on a saturday Evening and found it completely full and buzzing with locals. The lovely host cleaned up the Next available table swiftly and even compensated us for a short waiting period...More

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a lovely meal here. The staff were great and the chef was so patient with us, explaining the menu to us. I had prawns, and they were the best prawns I have tasted. The atmosphere was great.

Thank Rosalyn M
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Food was nice, local food great atmosphere The waitress wasn't very nice, I asked did they speak English, they seemed to be different menus for different people.

Thank LizDoyle1
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Frascati. I really love the enthusiasm and attention to detail the owner has when it comes to the dishes served. She always has excellent suggestions for wine. As most good restaurants in Italy, the menu is seasonal and you...More

Thank gretatt
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I am an italian guy that moved to Sydney about 5 yrs ago, once a year I come back home to visit family and to visit this place! Number 1 seafood place in Rome hands down, its pasta with pistacho pesto and prawn is something...More

Thank Ivano K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Bosco 61, 00044 Frascati, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Frascati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 941 9788
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