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La Fonda

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Corner of Ave Revolucion de 1910 and Bravo, La Paz, Mexico
Today
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Best meal we had in our two weeks in the Baja. Authentic Traditional...
Best meal we had in our two weeks in the Baja. Authentic Traditional Mexican meals.
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Budget Food In La Paz!

I am SO thankful we stumbled across La Fonda on our recent trip to La Paz! In terms of culinary delights, this place saved our trip! We were only in town one week and dined here twice. The first time was on Valentine's day. then one night we ordered food to go but enjoyed the patio while we waited... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Dman319
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Sacramento, CA
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sacramento, CA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I am SO thankful we stumbled across La Fonda on our recent trip to La Paz! In terms of culinary delights, this place saved our trip! We were only in town one week and dined here twice. The first time was on Valentine's day. then one night we ordered food to go but enjoyed the patio while we waited for... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Starting with the ivy-covered garden, you know you're in for something special when you enter La Fonda. In business since 1999, everything is homemade to the highest standards. My girlfriend had a fish filet in cilantro cream sauce while I enjoyed chicken in mole Poblano. Both were excellent. This is not a tourist restaurant and clearly caters to locals in... More 

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La Paz, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Go see Racardo and ask for a recommendation. He won't steer you wrong. Decent prices and they have a fun little courtyard.

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North Carolina
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

You need to remember La Paz is not a resort community so most, if not all of the restaurants will be catering to the local population. So with that in mind, "bone up" on your spanish...There will not be an english version menu (like in the Los Cabos area), and the employees might not speak english. We visited La Fanda... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a fabulous find for Local Mexican cuisine. Delightful and affordable. Three of us had dinner for 370 pesos. The menu is not extensive and they were out of chicken and shrimp when we were there. But we all had fresh fish and it was fantastic. I recommend the pescado Veracruz which is fish with tomatoes, onions and peppers.... More 

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LaPaz, BCS, MX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The breakfasts can't be beat; have the Patron's selection -chillichilas, chorizo, and huevos ranchero with cafe oyo

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

fantastic food, locals eat there.... amazing ly good mole chicken reasonable prices and great people

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I believe it is spelled "La Fonda"? Great place, casual and probably the best bargain for good local food in town! Highly recommended by locals and Gringos alike!

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Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

La Fonda, yes spelled FONDA not FANDA, is one of the gems of local La Paz cuisine. Located at the corner of Nicolas Bravo & Revolucion downtown, this large place has both indoor & outside patio seating. When we ordered our lunch, we had no idea of the portions, which were huge. The Combination plate (plato mixto) included a tostada,... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We went into La Paz for a dinner on our last night before flying back to Canada. We actually started out looking for another restaurant, and having no luck finding it, drove around until we happened upon La Fonda. The atmosphere was very nice in all 3 of the different dining areas available. Our server was super friendly and attentive,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner of Ave Revolucion de 1910 and Bravo, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Best meal we had in our two weeks in the Baja. Authentic Traditional Mexican meals.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm

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