Will You Eat There? Fontina Grille in Rockville

The throw of the dart took "Will You Eat There?" to Rockville, Md., this week.

Our viewers picked a place that is a big part of the King Farm community and located in the center of the neighborhood. Fontina Grille opened 14 years ago, one week prior to the events of Sept. 11.

The restaurant offers an All-American and Italian experience. The owner grew up in Montgomery County and the customers are as loyal as they come.

WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
Fontina Grille offers "authentic Italian cuisine with a variety of fresh seafood and gourmet salads. We source our ingredients daily from local farmers and distributors."

Their Pizza Ala Vodka is for the meat lovers out there. It has pepperoni, sausage and a vodka cream sauce that consists of tomatoes and a touch of vodka.

Seafood fans will want to try their traditional mussels with garlic and white wine.

The Grilled Salmon is served on a bed of capellini, spinach and fresh tomatoes with a garlic white wine sauce.

Their Grilled Romaine is grilled with feta cheese, peppers, onions, olives and served with an authentic homemade Italian dressing.

HOW MUCH?
The lunches range from $8 to $12. Dinner ranges from $14 to $22.

They have half-price special on bottles of wine on Tuesday nights. They also have a special for carryout pizzas on Wednesday nights.

THE SCENE?
"I've been here since the beginning," said one customer. "This is my 'Cheers.'"

Customers say this place has a community feel and kids are always welcome. It is also a neighborhood bar for those looking to have a great time.

THE MUST HAVE?
Seafood Ala Rose' -- This dish consists of scallops, shrimp, crab meat tossed together with fettuccine and also includes their special homemade vodka sauce with cream, white wine and a touch of marinara.

More info:
Fontina Grille
801 Pleasant Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
301-947-5400
info@fontinagrille.com

Sunday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Website: fontinagrille.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Fontina-Grille/295891340492
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