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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“cocido” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the food here. It's our go-to restaurant for Mexican food. However, if we don't feel like dining in a really noisy place, we go elsewhere. I think it's the acoustics of the place. Plus loud people, crashing dishes, screaming babies... We're not old,...More

Thank Dleg4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fonda Don Chon is known for it's buffet and on weekends there is always a line to get in (a good sign). Eating from the menu provides ample food and the service is friendly.

Thank joelflippen
Reviewed 20 October 2017

great service no wait at 3 pm food is good different from the usual, but very tasty the service was efficient and prompt the chips and salsa exellent

Thank Nena G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

food is very good close authentic mons cooking, the menudo is delicious, ask for fresh make guacamole, and cafe de Oya...also the Servers make you feel like they know you for long time,

Thank jfmartinez2467
Reviewed 3 October 2017

For such an amount of available food at the buffet, it was relatively fresh. It's a good time for a group to get together.

Thank David Q
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is always full--but I'm pretty sure that's because it's all-you-can-eat. It's authentic stuff, but it's reheated, and it doesn't stay that fresh. Bummer. It's always crowded, there's always an infinitely long wait, and then there are people kind of staring at you to...More

Thank alisonsiewert
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place has some great food, however I would mainly recommend their buffet on any weekday, however the best is on weekends.. a little more expensive but totally worth it.. the ala carte menu is in my opinion good but not worth the money.. definitely...More

Thank luigi0077
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Amazing buffet and incredible service. The hostess and waiters were very nice and friendly. The menu selection was excellent and the buffet varied and plentiful. The pollo frito was so tasty. The tortillas warm and ready for all the tasty fillings. The prices were very...More

Thank pbjprops
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is no doubt that this is the best Mexican restaurant I have dined at. The staff is excellent and the food is delicious. No matter if you are having breakfast, lunch or dinner, all things are good here. For example; if you love chicken,...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'm pretty picky about Mexican food but I enjoyed this place. I had the chile relleno and taco combination and it was great. I assumed the taco would be one of those hard corn ones that you can get from the grocery store but it...More

Thank alli_sun_T
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Yusef C
27 February 2017|
Response from CR8VGRAPHICS | Reviewed this property |
$13. Esta muy Rico no mas que ay mucha gente
21 July 2016|
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Response from Rene P | Reviewed this property |
of course you can... But Santa Ana is quite a long drive for a restaurant out here in West Covina.
Bob G
29 May 2016|
Response from dick93117 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. The location is just North of the 10 freeway rather than the 60 Freeway as indicated in the write-up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-4712
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