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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 21
    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
Mother's Day Visit

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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103 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 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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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
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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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?