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La Fontanella in Stamford, CT

jek0277 Nov 17, 2006 07:10 PM

I'd appreciate any thoughts on La Fontanella or other Italian restaurants you'd recommend in Stamford, CT for a combination of food and atmosphere.


  1. adamclyde Nov 17, 2006 09:24 PM

    wow, it's been a good 4 years since I went to La Fontenella. I remember it being pretty good. I think a better bet, though, would be either Sienna or Columbus Park Trattoria. On a cold night, the duck ragu with pappardelle noodles at Sienna is really good...

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      bevoray Nov 18, 2006 06:00 PM

      Sienna & Columbus Park Trattoria are the best IMO

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        hungrylikeawolf Nov 18, 2006 06:03 PM

        La Fontenella is decent, but as pp I would go to CP or Siena. Quattro Pazzi is really good also.

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          tdchow Nov 18, 2006 06:49 PM

          Yes, La Fontanella is good, but the best in Stamford is Mona Lisa, IMHO.

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            MommaJ Nov 18, 2006 09:04 PM

            La Fontanella is worthwhile primarily if you want to avoid the trip and parking hassle of going downtown. It's pretty, but it's location in a little strip center oh High Ridge Road, while convenient, does make an evening there seem a little, um, pedestrian, considering you're shelling out that much money for dinner. I'll second Columbus Park, consistently excellent for years and years.

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            1. re: MommaJ
              johnnymonstrous Apr 11, 2008 05:58 PM

              Mmm Columbus Park - capellini in meat sauce!!!

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              tgseaver Nov 19, 2006 12:15 PM

              I agree what everyone is saying all good choices.
              Columbus Park has always been on top of my list.
              A place you all must try is Bella Luna on Hope st.
              Everyone I tell about this place calls me the day after
              and thanks me for the heads up,GREAT FOOD!

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