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La Fonda

220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
+1 760-353-6450
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We eat here every time we are in town. The Chili Rellenos and Chimichungas are the best. But my husband really likes the enchillas. The staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant is clean and the prices are more than reasonable.

Thank Kand1955
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

All dishes were quite good. Cheese enchiladas light on cheese but very flavorful. Taco was great. Salsa was very mild. Chimichanga was the hit of the table. Carne Asada was good in both quesadilla and burritos. Service was slow for ordering but the food came...More

Thank Rod C
Reviewed 2 December 2016

First, La Fonda is on 4th Street in El Centro, so don't look for it on Wake Street. Second, the food was very good, with a great menu - offering some Mexican food options that you don't see in other places. All 3 of us...More

Thank JKY159
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered a Carne aAsada burrito which was only average. I can't speak to other menu items. Friendly staff and prompt service. If you are travelling I-8 through El Centro this an OK Mexican Restaurant for clean place to stop.

Thank DRO O
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Since I began going to La Fonda, This is the forth move, every one a little bigger and nicer than the other. The food has always stayed the same, good. The owners treat you like family, as they are all family themselves. They all have...More

Thank ecken2015
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Had the combo n3 , really good!! Service was good as well. Definitely coming back!! The salsa that they give you at the beginning beware!! It's spicy so if you can't handle spicy don't eat it. I like spicy but my tongue was on fire...More

Thank Katherine E
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Great food. Good service. Full bar. Good parking. Sports bar at one end. Owner will probably be around to visit and check on things.

Thank farmernorm
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

First of all, the address on the app is an old one. La Fonda is now on 4th street, right next to McDonalds. My wife and I were traveling on Interstate 8 and decided some real Mexican food would be nice for lunch. La Fonda...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Food is excellent prices are very reasonable to all restaurants in the Valley. It's a mom and pop shop with the family working at the restaurant. This is what makes it good their service they want to make sure that you are taken care of.

Thank TravlerElCentro_
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The food is very good from simple taste to very spicy hot, the only thing when you go to this restaurant plan on going with plenty of time. They are always busy which is a good thing, but during lunch is a bit hectic.

Thank 482mariaj
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-6450
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