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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
626-332-4712
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Ranked #1 of 136 restaurants in Covina
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jun 29, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Found this place from the site. Very good home made style Mexican food. Went there on Sunday. It's buffet. Smell but good food. Not too many choice but all hit the right spot. Service is quick and good as well. Well for suer go there again.

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Covina, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Love the food at this restaurant. We started visiting the restaurant in May 2009 and continued to bring my dad at least once a month. My dad passed in march 2012 and I couldn't find myself going back to Don Chon's for a awhile. In 2013 my husband and I revisited and the food was wonderful. The dishes have an... More

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California
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We have been coming here for their lunch buffet and enjoyed all items every time. I especially like their soups, hot and steamy but flavorful. Salad and fruit always fresh, they always have papaya which I like. Lunch buffet used to be something like $6.99 but when we went yesterday, it was up to $8.99. Still good but with the... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A small Mexican restaurant with good Mexican food located off of Citrus Ave. on Shopper's Lane in Covina, CA. They offer carry-out, a champagne brunch on Sunday, and a lunch buffet Mon-Sat in addition to normal 8AM to 9PM breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. They offer a delicious "chelada" drink that is ice, fresh squeezed lime, and beer with salt... More

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Covina, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It looks like just a little hole in the wall restaurant, but it's very nice and clean on the inside. Customer service is very good. The homemade tortillas are the best. Food is always hot and delicious.

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Covina, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Fonda don Chon is probably best known for their well priced buffet, but personally, I think their salads are the best around. The Tropical Chicken salad is my favorite. And I love their chips. The mango margaritas are tasty and so inexpensive it's crazy. We come here often and take out pretty regularly too.

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Covina, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Worth a visit. It's crowded for a reason. Good service. Excellent turnover on the buffet. That's what makes constantly fresh and tasty.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

In town for the Rose Bowl and a locale commended this place for our New Year's Eve dinner. We ate outside and our hostess recommended the boiling cheese and sausage appetizer. It was amazing. We had tons if food and margaritas and everything was amazing.

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rialto,ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

I drive from Rialto to Fonda Don chon at least twice a month with the family... one of the most delicious authentic Mexican food in southern California

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Pasadena, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This restaurant serves very authentic Mexican flavors with a huge variety of dishes. The salsa they put to start with chips is so delicious and their molcajete is very rich with nopales in it. Service is very good and the waiting time over the weekend rush hours is not that bad. It's a very good option to stop by in... More

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