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Zona Fresca

1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-2528
954 566 1777
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Ranked #20 of 1,112 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They offer great made to order Mexican burritos and other dishes. They are quick, reasonable and always delicious!

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Usually a favorite lunch spot , and occasionally dinner we always enjoy the fresh salsa bar and entrees.I love the fish tacos or chopales salad. Quick, fresh and consistent. Great value. Atmosphere is basic, music in evening is a little more romantic. Outside seating is plentiful and ok for well behaved dogs. Parking can be a little tight at lunch... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Try the shims buritos! This place is VERY clean and staff very nice. We were lost as this was our experience. They made suggestions and is was great. We returned many times as we were happy. Packing may be difficults somes times.

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Staten Island, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I am not a fan of super spicy food, but in choosing Southwestern/Mex food for lunch, I was looking for a little bit more flavor. I ordered Shrimp Tacos and they were okay. All they had on them was onions and cilantro - I was looking for a little more... queso? lettuce? olives? They did have a salsa bar so... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Regular visitor for my lunch with my family, best fish taco to die for, best black beans and cilantro rice, year after year....busy friendly reasonably priced at $2.95 for a fish taco, great salsa bar (complementary). Thanks guys

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Honestly in south Florida you really have to look for good authentic Mexican food that hasn't been tainted by other Latin flavors, as it's such a melting pot down here. it's pure. If you can't find one of those holes in the wall the machaca burrito here is pretty darn good.

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Oklahoma City, OK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The service was great and the food was prepared quickly. My wife tried the guacamole and it looked like a very fine paste. She made the comment that it looked and tasted store bought vs. freshly made. The traditional burrito and gringo-style soft taco were good. They were both made with the charbroiled chicken and the taste of the charbroiled... More

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Saint Paul
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is sort of like Chipotle only with fresher ingredients and a nice salsa bar. We'll definitely stop back in next time were in town.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A locally owned chain of Mexican Style places. Truly the freshest you will find anywhere except the farm. Motivated people with a smile and an appreciation for their customers. They have a lifetime Zona Fresca Enthusiast

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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473 reviews 473 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We wanted to grab a quick lunch and stopped by Zona Fresca for a quick bite of Mexican. This is one of those great travel surprises that "wows" and impresses you. The place looks like any average fast food joint. Typical parking lot, counter, large menu over the registers. I was expecting good food, but certainly not great food. We... More

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