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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice patio dining

went to La Fonda for lunch with a friend. A nice clean friendly place. A clean and laminated menu with the choices you would probably find in most full service restaurants. My choice was enchilada verde at a price of 55 pesos. Three enchiladas arrived shortly covered with green salsa and sour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Capayrancher
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Roseville, CA
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Now here is a quiet family restaurant located in a quiet street just round the corner from the bustling centre of town. The restaurant is under a large spreading tree that gives plenty of shade from the sun. This means it is out doors and although there is no aircon. there are plenty of fans to keep you cool. There... More 

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Roseville, CA
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

went to La Fonda for lunch with a friend. A nice clean friendly place. A clean and laminated menu with the choices you would probably find in most full service restaurants. My choice was enchilada verde at a price of 55 pesos. Three enchiladas arrived shortly covered with green salsa and sour cream. Food was good but not terrific. As... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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19 reviews
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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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Boise, Idaho
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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
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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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30 reviews
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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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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 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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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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Additional Information about La Fonda

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

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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?