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La Fonda

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Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
228 818 72 82
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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, nice atmosphere in excellent location.

Ate here on a Sunday morning along with many locals. Sat upstairs in light sunny corner. Eggs rancheros were very tasty. My husband had the Picadas Gigante - big and tasty too. Only complaint is that they didn't serve expresso coffee. It's hard to get a good expresso in some cafes despite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2011
redconstance19
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Xalapa, Mexico
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

The food was good, and the fonda (open kitchen) on the ground floor where the senoras prepare the food gives a very authentic feel. But the place just isn't as clean as you'd like. Try La Sopa just a few doors further up the Callejon de Diamantes. Consistently good food, reasonable prices, nice atmosphere. At lunch time there is often... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

Ate here on a Sunday morning along with many locals. Sat upstairs in light sunny corner. Eggs rancheros were very tasty. My husband had the Picadas Gigante - big and tasty too. Only complaint is that they didn't serve expresso coffee. It's hard to get a good expresso in some cafes despite this bring a coffee producing region.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 648 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2010

La Fonda could not be more central in Xalapa. It's easily visible because of second floor balconies above Enriquez, the main street of the downtown area. It is affordable, colorful, and has good tasty food. The downstairs portion of the restaurant is rather small and shares with some of the kitchen area. You can eat on the lower level or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Xalapa
  • Phone Number: 228 818 72 82

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?