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Fine Italian Cuisine


(609) 486-6088 / Reservations 

Open Year Round

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Fine Italian Cuisine


(609) 486-6088 / Reservations 

Open Year Round

A Destination

La Fontana Coast brings fine dining to the shore. Beautifully located a block from the beach in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, La Fontana Coast brings a wonderfully breathtaking Mediterranean style ambiance to the Jersey shore, complete with an elegantly infectious Southern Italian seaside villa décor with an amazing view of the ocean. La Fontana Coast prepares deliciously authentic and classic Italian cuisine served with charm and smile, where guests can let their hair down, relax and take a vacation from their vacation. Bring your favorite bottle of wine and an appetite for classic fine Italian food and homemade desserts and get swept away at La Fontana Coast.

The Service

When you walk into La Fontana Coast, the mouthwatering aroma, soothing Oceanside breeze and attentive stuff greet you. At La Fontana Coast, great food and excellent service are one. The staff are skilled, friendly and professional waiters who serve each dish with ease, charm and sincere hospitality.

"At La Fontana Coast you come as a guest and return as family."

 

The Atmosphere

A breathtaking view, a special welcome and a full-bodied cuisine, LA Fontana Coast offers its guests the best traditional Italian cuisine in a refined and relaxing Southern Italian sea side atmosphere.   Set a few steps from the beach in the heart of Sea Isle City and light years away in setting, ambiance and dining experience, La Fontana Coast imports Mediterranean seas side décor and hospitality to the shore.

 

The Food

At La Fontana Coast our chefs take the time to prepare all the food from scratch. Each dish is crafted individually, one more exquisite and decadent than the next. Here at La Vecchia Fontana, out chefs work diligently to ensure their dishes are nothing short of perfection. 

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Eat Together


Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour — even dessert.

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Eat Together


Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour — even dessert.

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The Kitchen


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The Kitchen


Bujar Daku

EXECUTIVE CHEF / OWNER 

Albanian-born restaurateur, Bujar Daku, along with his brother Gani Daku, brings old-world charm, passion and perfection to each delectable dish. Renowned executive chef Bujar is responsible for maintaining the quality, taste, and authenticity of La Fontana’s cuisine, selecting each ingredient, produce, meats, fish, and cheese fresh everyday. If it’s not good enough for his table, it won’t make it to yours. Chef Bujar and his family came to the United States from Albania in 1990 in search for freedom, successfully working his way through the kitchens of some of the top restaurants in Philadelphia.  In 1998, Chef Bujar,  a former chef at La Veranda and La Buca restaurants in Philadelphia, struck fine dining gold when he opened his first restaurant, La Fontana Del Mare in Strathmere, New Jersey. Voted Best of South Jersey, the popular La Fontana Del Mare has brought fine dining to the shore. In 2006, He, along with brothers, opened La Fontana Della Citta in the Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, followed in 2008 by La Fontana Coast in Sea Isle City. During the summer of 2013, La Vecchia Fontana opened as his newest addition.