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Fonda Mexicana

17 bis avenue des Alpes, Montreux, Switzerland
+41(0)219613846
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Ranked #76 of 94 Restaurants in Montreux
Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I agree with previous comments, this restaurant has very good potential - very charming, very cosy place with Mexican style. But its so overpriced, beef fajitas with stale tortillas were the worst I have ever tried, service was rather poor.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Until now i havent found good restaurant in europe(apart from one in Milan that was for the rich of rich and where my mexican friend was hired from mexico to serve tequilla only, they wanted true mexican experience and i had it) lets go back to montreux, the restaurant has potential, atmosphere, he could have it all if the food... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Unfortunately this place is way over priced for what they offer. The place is somehow cosy, a little rundown for my taste, but ok, gives a certain charm. The service is nice and carrying. But that’s it. I ordered the vegetarian Fajitas, the rest of the table fajitas with meat. The little side dished (Guacamole, all kind of sauces) were... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The owner came out to explain what the dishes were to us when we weren't sure. They speak Spanish if your French is bad like ours. No Tex-Mex here!

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Porrentruy, Switzerland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A night on the town with friends started and, well continued, here! We had a ball! The food was pretty good and the atmosphere fun. Service was laid back and good.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

If restaurants were high school students Fonda Mexicana would be the dude that sports a C+ grade average. The kind of kid who could easily get a B or higher if he'd only put a bit more effort into it. However, he's too bored to even try. Don't get me wrong. The food is edible. It's only that you could... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

From the outside the restaurant looks nice. It was cold, and I was looking for quick bite, so why not Mexican. Oh, it was wrong choice. Let's start with good news: they have Mexican beer and service is good. Interior is average, but OK. Unfortunately burrito was awful, I've never had such bad "Mexican" meal. It was tough and gummy... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

very nice place, owned by a family dedicated to quality. it's small but full of soul and very cute. The terrace behind is cute and a bit bohemian style. The food is prepared by the boss, on a tiny little oven, with fresh ingredients and in the sight of everybody. And the service is made by Madame, very nice and... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We were the only paying customers the night we visited this lovely little restaurant. Located on the same road as the railway station, it is a little off the principal toruist beat but our fajitas were excellent and we would highly recommend this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011 via mobile

Great place to be, as a Mexican I was surprised with food quality I felt at home. Great staffs

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Additional Information about Fonda Mexicana

Address: 17 bis avenue des Alpes, Montreux, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)219613846
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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