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La Fonda

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210 W Main St., Artesia, NM 88210
505 746-9411
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
So, So Mexican Food

It was OK, but not what I would expect in a city where there is a great deal of Mexican citizens and workers. Prices vs. food was not very good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Mustang, Ok
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were on a business trip and went for dinner using trip advisor. We wanted to have Mexican food. The chips and salsa r good. The service is good. The food was good. Not too great but nice. I wasn't the fan of their rice but the chicken and the sauce was good.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a good Mexican restaurant which has been in business for almost 30 years. It has changed owners several times but the menu has remained virtually unchanged for the 18 years that I have eaten at this restaurant. It is not true Mexican, New Mexican or even Tex-Mex but the food is good. This restaurant does not have a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Really popular with the locals, and the Sunday buffet offered variety. But the woman manager was grumpy - seemed put off that we were in her restaurant. Next time I'll take my appetite elsewhere.

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Mustang, Ok
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It was OK, but not what I would expect in a city where there is a great deal of Mexican citizens and workers. Prices vs. food was not very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The staff is very nice and friendly. Their food is alright. Nothing to fancy. They do have a sign with funny memes on them. Would recommend for the hospitality.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Overall good food and service.Typical menu selection. No alcohol is served. We visit about once a month.

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Family run restaurant in town. Great selection and great service. Call for hours, I believe there closed one day a week (Saturday?)

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at La Fonda last week and thought our meals were very good......they start with chips and salsa and kept refilling our chip bowl.....we ordered the guacamole salad which arrived in a big bowl, more than we could ever eat, but it was excellent with the chips as well as our main courses of fajitas... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We used to stop at La Fonda Restaurant in Artesia, NM on a fairly regular basis, but had not been there for quite some time. We drove 40 miles and stopped at the restaurant for an early dinner. We were seated promptly and had our drinks shortly. The service was very good. The food was very good. The atmosphere was... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This restaurant is always good. There is an excellent buffet at lunch. The menu has a broad selection of Mexican food. The servings are more than adequate. The prices are moderate.

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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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