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La Fonda

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210 W Main St., Artesia, NM 88210
505 746-9411
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food on the Go

We have a couple burritos they weren't bad but it was a little overpriced the service was great and everybody seems really nice.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Jennifer P
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We have a couple burritos they weren't bad but it was a little overpriced the service was great and everybody seems really nice.

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Redmond
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our meals and quick service. On a Sunday night, we only found La Fonda and one other restaurant open at 7:30 PM. Crazy. Glad that La Fonda was good. Not to spicey and good salsa!

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Moffat
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Excellent chips and salsa! Water to drink, cannot speak to other beverages. The salads were more than ample! Steaks were cooked very well. Our waitress was very helpful, polite and took great care of us. Wanted to return the next night (Saturday) and sadly they were closed.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The service was great, but the food for me was just okay especially the salsa and green chile. I did, however, really enjoy the cheese quesadilla.

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The food was authentic to the area and the business was a comfortable family run establishment. They do not have a license for alcohol, but it may be possible to BYOB (did not ask). This was not an issue for us (makes the meal that much less expensive). Good value and adequate portions. Friendly staff and good service. I would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

service from the waitress we had that day was awful. Very rude, and vulgar. My family and I left before our drinks arrived.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We brought a group of six in and the lots were full, but we were seated right away. Most had the buffet and were pleased with the selection. Service was very good and reasonable prices. La Fonda has a long resutation as a place to go to in Artesia - well worth the stop.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The La Fonda has been in this town for many years, and the locals have developed a taste for this restaurant. The service is great, the place is well maintained and extremely clean. They also have a buffet that patrons can choose to eat from versus the items on their menu. The food is delicious, but it is not your... More 

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Liberty
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Enjoyed dinner here Friday eve with friends who live here. Everyone at our table was well pleased with the meal, service and cost. Busy place, very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Fast and awesome waiter. We ordered the stuffed sopaipilla. Awesome Chips and salsa were fresh and delicious. Guacamole outstandind If in artesia again thats the place im going

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 W Main St., Artesia, NM 88210
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: 505 746-9411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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