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“Great pizza”
Review of Fontalina

Fontalina
Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Balnarring
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Balnarring's freshest taste of Italy brings you authentic wood fired pizza, delicious Italian fare, healthy salads and great handmade gelato!
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Description: Balnarring's freshest taste of Italy brings you authentic wood fired pizza, delicious Italian fare, healthy salads and great handmade gelato!
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great pizza full of flavor and very interesting combinations available, staff are friendly and reminds me of a nicer American diner feel, with the refillable Soda stations and layout

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fontalina, Owner at Fontalina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello and thank you for taking the time to provide this lovely review of our restaurant. We are very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place is starting to be a regular Sunday drive down for me, and I'm happy to make the trip from Bentleigh knowing what's waiting for me when I get there! With beautiful tasting pizzas, delicious gelato and loads of variety, this Italian restaurant is definitely the place to be on any day. The staff are so welcoming and the service is fantastic. Keep being awesome Fontalina, in my book you're doing it right! Worth the trip people.

Thank Simon W
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fontalina, Owner at Fontalina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Simon,
Thank you for taking the time to provide this lovely review of our restaurant. We are thrilled that we have ticked the boxes when it comes to being one of your regular dining establishments and look forward to seeing more of you!

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We are locals and thought it was time to try Fontalina. We went in and ordered takeaway, pizzas, lasagna and chicken wings.. the pizza was cooked immediately and were ready 2 mins later. We waited a further 10 minutes for the rest of the order. We Asked if our pizza would be cold and were told, 'no, they stay really hot'. We drove the 3 minute journey home to eat cold, somewhat soggy pizza. We were really disappointed. On the up side the wings were nice.

1  Thank tammy a
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fontalina, Owner at Fontalina, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi Tammy,

Thank you for sharing your recent take away experience.

I am very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your pizzas although pleased to know that you enjoyed your wings.

It sounds like there was a timing miscommunication in our kitchen which we have addressed and implemented new procedures to ensure this does not happen again.

Please email us at info@fontalina.com so we can discuss how we can make things right.

We do hope you will give us another chance and dine with us again.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I'm a local who moved to the Peninsula from Melbourne and I've missed the good Italian food and pizza I used to get in the CBD/Carlton..Until now - I just discovered Fontalina in Balnarring - it serves delicious, fresh, and authentic Italian food beautifully presented and served by staff who always seem to have a smile on their face. The pizza is made in traditional Italian wood-fired ovens - it is insanely good, the result of an all-day preparation that shows the chef's dedication to flavor, texture, and beauty. The appetisers and mains are just as thrilling and there is a large selection of beautiful local wines to wash them down with..or a crisp and chilled Peroni served on tap...And it is surprisingly affordable

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1  Thank Mike G
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fontalina, Owner at Fontalina, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hi Mike,
Thank you very much for taking the time to share your great experience in our restaurant. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal and look forward to welcoming you back as one of our regulars.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Needed some comfort food after getting back from the big smoke. We decided to get some take away from this great little pizzeria in Balnarring. Great decision. The pizza was gorgeous. The pizza tomato base is absolutely delicious. Also, had some lasagne and a Mediterranean salad. Pasta in the lasagne was a little overcooked but flavour was great.
This place will become a regular for us.

1  Thank Paul H
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fontalina, Owner at Fontalina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Hi Paul,
Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your takeaway and we are very honoured to become one of your regular venues. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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