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La Fuente Mexican Restaurant

423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
+1 805-646-7715
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
4 Sep 2017
“local affordable mexican food that is opened late”
18 Sep 2017
“May be authentic, but it wasn't very tasty”
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Mexican, Spanish
423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went to La Fuente with another couple in hopes that this would be a tasty excursion for Mexican food. We all ordered different meals: burrito, chicken enchiladas, cheese enchiladas, & a chicken and cactus combo. The burrito was very plain. The salsa bar didn't...More

1  Thank Loves-A-Deal-2-Eat
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great place if you want good authentic Mexican food! I dont eat meat but my meat loving friends love the burritos also! it is a small place in the back of the mall where Jersey Mikes is located. Not many places are open late in...More

Thank Paula O
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A good meal, but nothing memorable. Sat outside under a heat lamp. Had a house margharita - a bit sweet. Main course also good, but not memorable.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I eat their with my family at LEAST once a week!! Amazing handmade tortillas, best tamales I've ever had and whatever the special is that day -- HAVE THAT!!!

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Small restaurant tucked in the back end of a line of stores. Not fancy, just good, authentic Mexican food. Six of us ate lunch there, meals ranging from tamales to fish tacos to enchiladas and chile verde and horchata. The tortillas were fresh and looked...More

Thank Ahhboo
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Authentic and tasty tamales - nice local owners and some locally sourced ingredients. Friendly and attentive service - we enjoyed a delicious place for lunch in Ojai.

Thank 007MBG
Reviewed 23 March 2016

La Fuente's has fantastic wedding taco bar catering service! Yolanda and her crew showed up before the March 19, 2016 wedding to set up the outdoor grill and service tables at the Ojai Women's Center, in Ojai, CA. Her can-do attitude made it all go...More

Thank Duckiefeet
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great lunch place for authentic Mexican food. Very casual restaurant. The portions are quite large. I had the two tamale combo plate and my wife had the tamale and chili relleno combo plate. We were both pleased with our choices. I had two pork relleno's...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I thought I was in a Mexican village when I ordered a fish taco and a sopa with carne asada. I had just been in a resort in Cancun and the food was better at La Fuente! No place has sopas anymore and I've never...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I come here for the tamales, but all the other things they make look and smell amazing. Small local place, inexpensive and really good homemade salsa's.

Thank OjaiDiane
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-7715
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La Fuente is a family operated restaurant that offers authentic Mexican food as mole,carnitas, menudo, posole and other daily specials.Other selections include tamales,chile rellenos,tacos burritos and traditional hand made tortillas.
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