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Fonda Rosa

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Mexican, Southwestern
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108 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232-3146
+1 503-235-3828
Today
16:30 - 21:30
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Cairo, Georgia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A friend recommended this authentic restaurant and it was superb in flavor and presentation. We so enjoyed our meal and the waitress that served our table. Fantastic flavors to the meal!

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Thank francmac
Vancouver, Washington
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174 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Very nice service and tasty traditional Mexican food we had at Fonda Rosa for dinner. I had the special which was a traditional Mexican shredded pork soup. It did not disappoint.

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Thank JustinWoj
Portland, Oregon
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Fonda Rosa is amazing food and very quaint. Love the traditional margarita to start out! Delish. The avocado salad incredible, then onto whatever for dinner choice, you cant go wrong. I love the tacos or chile relleno is FAB! RIGHT in the heart of 28th!

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Thank MaryBeth C
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Stopped in here for dinner. Food was decent and service was somewhere between average and poor. Our server was pleasant but not good at her job. When asked what wine she would recommend, we ended up with a cheap bottle of mediocre red. Not what we expected at all. We may have swung by on an off night so we... More 

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Thank KimberlyOR
Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I did have a terrific chili rellenos and the rice was super good. But that was about it: the Margarita was not to my liking, the beans were off, the pulled pork was dry and the cost was way beyond what I thought should be charged. Obviously these are my personal opinions but I still thought they could be helpful... More 

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Thank JubyIII
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Shabby chic across the river but AMAZING food and drink. Opted for the Mexican restaurant because our first choice was booked. We were NOT disappointed! It was "una cena fabulosa"!

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Thank Jeanette S
Skaneateles, New York
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175 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

My husband, younger son, and I ate dinner here on a rainy Sunday. Our server was friendly and very helpful. It's a small restaurant and fills up fast. We ordered chips, salsa, and guacamole ($6 but a definite cut above the usual free chips and salsa). My husband had meat tacos, I had a crab enchilada, and our son had... More 

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Thank SkanLaker
Portland, Oregon
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I love this cute little place in Restaurant Row on SE 28th. Start with their delicious chips w/ guac. If they have it I highly recommend the mole enchiladas (they are often a special but usually early in the week).

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Thank TomFallon
Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

The Margaritas were outstanding, and the Ceviche was some of the best I have had North of the Border. We ate outdoors, streetside, The service was prompt and friendly, yet not obtrusive. The waitstaff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The interior decor was warm and inviting, very romantic and intimate. This is a nice part of the 28th Street Restaurant... More 

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Thank Barbara S
Portland, Oregon, United States
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377 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

we've been wanting to try this restaurant, and had an opportunity with friends after biking portland sunday parkways. we began with 2 pacificos, an ale, and a hot toddy. the server didn't know how to fix a hot toddy, but made it with precision. then we ordered the veggie tostada and chile relleno. our friends had catch of the day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232-3146
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-235-3828

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