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La Fonda de Angelo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
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6 Calle Betances, Santa Isabel 00757-2632, Puerto Rico
+1 787-845-2886
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11:00 - 06:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 06:00
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Gurabo, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Santa Isabel is my hometown and I feel very proud that the best Fonda of Puerto Rico is here in my little city. Angelo is a humble chef that welcomes you and everyone to enter his little place to eat like a local rating in his house. You have to try the soup of the day, Los arrayao fried fish... More 

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Thank DavidGPR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent!! Best food in town and great service ...my favorite ..highly recommend a visit if ur in town

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Thank Slic1972
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The place is more topical Puerto Rican home cooking Angelo the owner and all his staff are relatives they will make sure you are happy and well attended The food is fantastic Nd the price is even better Great food at a fantastic price Do not expect Aire conditioning it a Fonda that's home cooking at home Inexpensive but nice... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

No a/c is the only drawback although multiple fans kept all of us comfortable. If u want the freshest fish possible, local spiny lobster, local crab or duck a la orange this place could go head to head with the glitziest restaurants in San Juan. They even have the widow's champagne! Service was good and efficient. My only regret is... More 

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Thank Doctordao
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

La Fonda is an economical gourmet restaurant with a variety of dishes to lavish your taste buds. Is a family business with great attention to make you fill comfortable and well fed. There is a good variety of wines. The food is excellent, and you can choose from a nice filet or a good soup and even excellent poultry. Highly... More 

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Thank Julio P
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

the name fonda in Spanish equivalent diner only applies to the locality the menu is local cuisine at a gourmet level the place is well known locally and can be packed at times but the wait is wll worth it the prices are good for the quality of food served has no parking and at times difficult to park if... More 

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Thank Jose C
Tampa, Florida
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Heard about this place a lot everytime we went by the island Finally made it and glad we did. Simple rustic small hole -in the wall place with amazing native plates ranging from meats, seafood, soups,.... Price very reasonable family attended and very personable Make sure you call before planning to be there because is always packed!!

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Thank 56Jun
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Clean and friendly atmosphere. Good appetizers and just average cuisine. Inexpensive and very good service. Menu is limited to a dozen options. It's a good stop to relax in a friendly comfortable small restaurant.

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Thank Jose A. D
San Juan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I had stewed lamb with rice and beans and fried plantains. Classic dish perfectly seasoned. My wife had the salmorejo de jueyes. We liked the food so much that we order two additional dishes to take home.

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Thank OJR
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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395 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Be sure to go early so you can have a seat it is always full the wait is worth while. if they take your reservation be there before.

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Thank Maritza G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 06:00
Thursday
11:00 - 06:00
Friday
11:00 - 06:00
Saturday
11:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Calle Betances, Santa Isabel 00757-2632, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Santa Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 787-845-2886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?