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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
626-332-4712
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Ranked #4 of 139 Restaurants in Covina
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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San Francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A very different type of Mexican restaurant. We went there on our hotel's recommendation and loved the food and the atmosphere as well. I had chicken fajitas that was great. Some others with me tried other options including one vegetarian and everybody liked it. The server was very nice. They also have very tasty aquas frescas type non-alcoholic drinks with... More 

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San Dimas, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very, very friendly service here. There is always a wait but it is well worth it. The Queso Fundido is great as well as the Seafood version. We've eaten here many times over the years and it has always been great. Combination plates are a great value as is the Lunch buffet. Try Sunday Brunch here, it is excellent!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have had people rave about this place to me for years. A friend and I finally ate there a few weeks ago. It was okay... basic Mexican food. But, I know of several better in the area. (Casa Moreno is my favorite in that area.) I thought it was going to be really good, because the long wait outside... More 

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Covina, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I have been here several times for lunch and dinner and never a disappointment. It's always crowded for lunch buffets probably because the price is very reasonable for the quality of the food. The lines are not too bad but the earlier you arrive the better..especially on weekends. Dinner is a tad more pricy but still delicious and worth it.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Mexican style food not really a fan but this place is cool... the food is ok and the price is legit... went here for office lunch out..

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Not having been in the area before, we received a dinner recommendation from our hotel. Based on their suggestion we found Fonda Don Chon Restaurant "hidden" in a strip mall in Covina. The Schwarzenegger Tacos (shrimp) were outstanding. We have eaten in lots and lots of Mexican restaurants before, but the food here was among the best! Servers were polite... More 

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West Covina, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The food was amazing. The service was one of the best i've ever had. Very good price's throughout the menu. if you go on a Sunday they have a great brunch. Expect a full restaurant on the weekends, not to sure about during the week. There burrito's are big and very tasty, and are $7.99. Restaurant is small and nicely... More 

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Covina, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had the shrimp cocktail and a michelada and my husband had the shrimp tacos. The food is very authentic, the servers are attentive, friendly and professional.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Friendly servers and great food! I love the tropical chicken salad!! Sunday Brunch is delicious as well! It's reasonably priced for the quality food!

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Kansas City
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99 reviews 99 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Do not let the name of this restaurant fool you; this is a first-class Mexican restaurant with a really delicious buffet as well as order-off-the-menu items. There is usually a 15-minute wait around the lunch hour, but it’s completely worth it. The food is genuine, the service is superb, and the prices are excellent. This is a locals-only place, and... More 

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Additional Information about Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
Phone Number: 626-332-4712
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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