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La Fonda

Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
228 818 72 82
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Ranked #41 of 82 Restaurants in Xalapa
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jan 26, 2012
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Xalapa, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011 via mobile

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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77 restaurant reviews
603 helpful votes 603 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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