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La Fonda

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

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    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
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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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Roswell, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 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
Senior Contributor
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
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?