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Favela's Fusion

1500 Oliver Road, Suite D, Fairfield, CA 94585
707-421-8484
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Ranked #14 of 212 Restaurants in Fairfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Apr 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Fairfield, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We had the ceviche and the empanadas. Both great! Server did good, until she brought the check without us requesting it. We were still enjoying our drinks and desert. We felt rushed to eat and leave. Keep in mind there were no other clients and it was noon. What is the rush? Please don't do that. It brings the whole... More

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Fairfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is not your typical traditional Mexican place. The food is a little more interesting especially for Fairfield. The mole on the chicken enchilada was really flavorful. I haven't found a better mole anywhere else yet.

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Napa, California
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170 reviews 170 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We've been living in the area for several years now, and have yet to find that restaurant that combines both good food, together with a slightly more elegant/sophisticated atmosphere. Favela Fusion fills that void. The food was quite good! It is a twist on Mexican food (not sure where the reference to Brazilian slums comes from in the name of... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Visiting the Fairfield area for the first time, I struggled to find good dining choices. I asked my GPS for restaurants, scolled through the choices, and pulled this one from the air, based on the name and a mental dice roll. I was very happy with Favela's, and came back the next evening for more. Moderately noisy but happy atmosphere,... More

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San Clemente, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

A family favorite, I have enjoyed this place every time I have visited with consistently high quality service and great food. Love the ambience and atmosphere. It is big enough to accomodate families comfortably and sports bar fans alike but not too big to feel impersonal. Our service was exceptional with our waitress cheerful and attentive. - We were served... More

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Fairfield, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We've eaten here several times over the last couple of years, the most recently on a Saturday night. Normally we eat at tables, but this last time I was alone so sat at the bar. Same menu. Service is very good at Favela's with a staff that really hustles and is very friendly. Whereas some of the items are similar... More

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southern US
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87 reviews 87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Service was sketchy. Salsa was smoky, spicy & flavorful. Lots of potential here but not quite living up to it. Sopes were well-constructed but pretty bland. Guac was really good, fresh. Shrimp cocktail, good. Very loud atmosphere, but good decor. Sad, empty shopping center surrounds restaurant, so weird vibe outside seating, so sit in unless it is just too loud.

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Ventura, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A fairly small restaurant in a strip mall. On a Sunday night, it was busy but not loud or hectic. Our food, ranging from shrimp to salads to fajitas was very good: served hot and well seasoned. I'm not sure what the "Fusion" means, it was pretty straight forward and very good Mexican fare. Or server was a kick. Even... More

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Newcastle, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We went as a family, has great variety of authentic mexican food. We lucked out with our night and had amazing live music. The only negative thing about it was our server was a little inattentive.

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Fairfield
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210 reviews 210 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is a great local spot for good, fresh Mexican food. The dining area is stylish and comfortable. They offer a reasonably priced quick lunch menu (the burritos are superb), and the service is always attentive. A large basket of hot chips and dish of salsa is on the table as soon as you get seated. A good spot for... More

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