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La Fuente Restaurant

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Walker's Point
Mexican
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625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520
414-271-8595
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican done to perfection…..

The greeting is always wonderful - you are an old friend and part of the family. The margaritas are always ice cold and perfect. in the summer, the patio cannot be beat on a hot day. the food is tasty and hot and there is lots of it….we usually let the waiter pick out at least one dish. there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
scott53Wisconsin
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wisconsin
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Highly recommend getting the blended raspberry margaritas. Plenty of alcohol in them but taste great too! I almost always get the chicken tacos but have also had the flutas and tostadas. Everything has been awesome!

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wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The greeting is always wonderful - you are an old friend and part of the family. The margaritas are always ice cold and perfect. in the summer, the patio cannot be beat on a hot day. the food is tasty and hot and there is lots of it….we usually let the waiter pick out at least one dish. there has... More 

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

La Fuente is our favorite restaurant on the south side of the city. I have dined at all the Mexican/Latin restaurants, and I can definitely say I like La Fuente the best. Dine on the patio in the summer. It's lovely!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went to the Wauwatosa location on Bluemound for lunch on a Thursday. The first problem was parking. There are very few spots in their parking lot out front. Then good luck finding a place on the street in the surrounding residential neighborhood. I ended up a block and a half away. The restaurant was not busy so we got seated... More 

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Milwaukee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wauwatosa location. There was no problem with the food or the margaritas. The food isn't going to send you into orbit but it's tasty and decently priced. The waitress was very good if overworked. The dining room seemed to be populated with a handful of busboys and a manager but only one waitress. It took a little while to get... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was excellent. We ordered chimichangas and the dinner should have come with 2 each but we only got 1 each. The waiter was quick to correct the mistake and it was not a big deal. This was our first visit and we would definitely visit again.

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Wi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Arrived with spouse and daughter on Saturday early evening. We were able to be seated right away. We did order the ½ pitcher of margarita and daughter had an orange soda. We had the typical chips and salsa, ordered ½ guacamole and that was really good. Deciding on the choices is so hard with so many options and the combos... More 

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Milwaukee
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've been fans of La Fuentes for years. I do love the shrimp Chimichangas. However, I feel like overall, this restaurant has has slipped a bit in the past year or two. Service is still good, food is more just average than I remember. I'll still go back, but it's not at the top of my list.

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Charlotte, NC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed pitchers of drinks, guacamole, and tasty food. The restaurant has a number of sitting areas so wait was not a problem. The food and staff were fun and quick to help pick a great dinner for the group. We will be back!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I loved La Fuente on Bluemound the first couple years it was open.They had a very pleasant,professonial manager. Now, it appears to be disorganized and short staffed. It was terrible on Mother's Day. We had to wait quite awhile although there were many available tables. The servers and bus boys who are there are very good. Margaritas continue to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
  • Neighborhood: Walker's Point
  • Phone Number: 414-271-8595

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?