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La Fonda

210 W Main St., Artesia, NM 88210
505 746-9411
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Ranked #16 of 30 Restaurants in Artesia
Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

The title says it all. Yum! Definitely a nice twist on an old standby.

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Artesia, New Mexico
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Now that the original owners have it back, La Fonda is a solid and consistent dining venue. Their New Mexican food is always good, but don't overlook their charbroiled steaks.

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Portales, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I would go with the buffet because it has a lot of the food on the menu but you can try whatever you feel like

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Dayton, Ohio
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149 reviews 149 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I would go 50 miles out of my way for another meal here.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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208 reviews 208 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

I've heard this and that abut this place, but in my experience of 20+ years going here a few times a year, it's always been very tasty and the service was always very good. Great salsa, great atmosphere. I'm a happy customer!

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Artesia, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This restaurant used to be a destination of travellers comoing through Artesia. The food is OK and the portions are large, but if you want true Mexican food, you will not get it here.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Typical tourist food that is pricey and not very innovative or flavorful. I'd skip it unless all other restaurants are closed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

The chile sauce was not very tasteful. I would not go back

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FL
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166 reviews 166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Very friendly staff, very accommodating when it came to changing a standard menu order to suit me, reasonably good Mexican food though the ambiance is a little tacky. Nevertheless a good, simple place to eat at.

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ALBUQUERQUE
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

My daughter got grossed out when she discovered a dead fly in the windowsill. Since I've eaten (and at times at my own peril) in 3rd World Countries, one little dead fly is not a huge deal to me; however, this is New Mexico...not a barrio in Old Mexico.

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Additional Information about La Fonda

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

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