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La Fonda Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
+1 928-779-0296
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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Kingman, Arizona
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My boss and his family make up excuses to come to Flagstaff so they can stop here. We decided, this trip, to give it a try. Joel, our server (he needs a raise!) recommended the daily special, and he hit it just right. I struggled, but managed to finish a huge portion of really good food that was very reasonable.... More 

Thank Tom M
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been my favorite for over 10 years! Locally owned and operated, they have the best menu and recently just remodeled. Go there early, there is always a line! That's good sign that the food is great if people are ok waiting extra time just to get in. Great for lunch or dinner!

Thank KerriannAZ
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great lunch here last month. Truly delicious. And great service, as well as some guidelines on making the salsa!

Thank LOU879
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Some friends took us here to eat while we were in town, I have been deep into Mexico numerous times and have eaten some top notch authentic Mexican food before and if you didn't know you were in Flagstaff, AZ. you would think this has to be Mexico. They don't take reservation so get there before 5 pm for dinner... More 

Thank martymoose2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

You know La Fonda, quick, cheap and usually fast. Well unfortunately, due to Flagstaff's huge wage increase we now get the satisfaction of increased menu prices and we now have to pay for chips.

Thank Bob M
Goodyear, Arizona
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Usually come to eat here when going thru Flag..suprised that the are now charging 1.69 for a small bowl of chips.. I was told it was to pay for increase in minimum wage.

Thank AZskys
Chandler, Arizona
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I was so disappointed on a recent visit to La Fonda's that they are now charging for chips which have been complimentary since I started eating there 45 years ago. The larger serving of chips are deceiving since there is a raised center which makes it looks like more but NOT. I would recommend charging for the sopapillas instead. Make... More 

Thank RockyRoo14
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The lettuce was gross, the fajitas were the worst we have ever had. No flavor and super dry. We were told it was the best restaurant in Flagstaff and they were TOTALLY wrong. Don't waste your money on this restaurant!

Thank Jill M
Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This used to be an affordable place with good food. Daily lunch specials are now over $9 (used to be about $7) and the horchata was watered down. When I sat down to lunch, the usual basket of chips were nowhere to be found. Service is still pretty fast and when they brought my lunch, I asked if I was... More 

Thank Rawbean23
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

NO MORE FREE CHIPS AND SALSA! Historically they always started everyone's visit with chips and salsa, this stopped a week ago. Now you have to order small or large, big change for locals.

1 Thank Walter B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-779-0296

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