Silicon Valley's and Cupertino's Favorite Italian Restaurant for Seafood, Pasta, Steak, Chicken and Pizza. Serving Italian and California Wines along with Specialty Cocktails. Let our Event planners take care of your needs for Parties of 6 to 150, with such events as: Rehearsal Dinners, Engagement Parties, Wedding Parties, Engagement Parties, Graduation Parties, Bar Mitzvah, Christenings, Business Conference Luncheons, Cocktail Receptions, Farewell Parties, Life and Memorial Celebrations.
We have been serving our guests especially in the communities of Cupertino, Sunnyvale, MT. View, Santa Clara, San Jose, Saratoga, Campbell, Los Altos & Los Gatos.
Appetizers: Caesar Salad, Crab Cakes, Calamari, Artichokes, Bruschetta, and Carpaccio.
Specializing in Pizza, and Pastas plus Gluten Free Choices featuring Lobster, Shrimp, Clams Vongole Mussels, Chicken, Meatballs, Lasagna Ravioli, Gnocchi, and Eggplant Parmesan. Entrée's such as Organic or Wild Salmon, Steak, Mary's Chicken, Rack of Lamb, Scallops, and Scampi.
Homemade Desserts: Tiramisu, Berries Flambe, Profiteroles, Warm Apple Strudel with Vanilla Gelato, and Chocolate Lava Cake.
Lunch Features: Hot Meatball Panini, Fontana's Burger, Club Sandwich, Baked Crab Sandwich, Portabella Sandwich, and Calamari Caesar Salad.
Order Takeout or enjoy your Italian repast by the Fireplace, or al fresco on our Outdoor Patio by the Fountain, or at the Counter in front of our Display Kitchen next to our Cocktail Service Bar.
Fontana Italian's History
Established in 1984.
The word "Fontana" translates from Italian to mean "Fountain". The Fontana restaurant is named after "Fontana Rossa", a quaint mountain village outside of Genoa, Italy. It was known as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus' mother. Fontana's owner Charlotte Chiapellone's grandfather, as well as two other families, the Moscone's and the Mangini's, came from Fontana Rossa to San Francisco in the early 1900's. One of the members of the Moscone family became the mayor of San Francisco; his memory is still honored by a plaque in the piazza wall in Fontana Rossa for his financial generosity to the village church. Mangini became a prominent name on the San Francisco Peninsula. The Chiapellone's were involved in founding the Burlingame Garden Center and others were involved with the San Francisco Sunset Scavengers.
Meet the Business OwnerCharlotte Chiapelone Horton a native of Burlingame, California was brought up close to soil and fresh vegetables and fruits in her family business at the Burlingame Garden Center. She graduated from University of Pacific and was a Elementary School Teacher in San Mateo and Mt. View. After marrying Murray Horton , they founded The Good Earth Restaurant as well as Fontana's Italian in Cupertino. Charlotte's Italian heritage from Fontanna Rossa in the hills above Genoa, Italy comes thru in the caring service and hospitality as well as delicious food Fontana's serves you.