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Fonda Restaurant

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Mexican
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434 7th Avenue (Between 14th and 15th Streets), Brooklyn, NY (between 14th and 15th streets)
F or G trains to 7th Ave. Brooklyn
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our Favorite Mexican Restaurant in NYC/Brooklyn

Mexican can be a tricky category for dinning. You can have the cheap eats taco choices or something fancy like Rosa Mexicano or Suenos. Cheap eats are a whole 'nother ball game, but when you want to go upscale, Fonda is my perfect choice. let me add that when I say upscale that doesn't mean high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
pearl88
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mexican can be a tricky category for dinning. You can have the cheap eats taco choices or something fancy like Rosa Mexicano or Suenos. Cheap eats are a whole 'nother ball game, but when you want to go upscale, Fonda is my perfect choice. let me add that when I say upscale that doesn't mean high prices. The food here... More 

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Thank pearl88
New York City, New York
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117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Although it has been here for quite a while we see it is getting more and more well known. Fonda serves very delicious Mexican dishes to a crowd of Brooklyn foodies who love it. We came in from Manhattan because we had heard of the native dishes available in Park Slope. Service started a bit slowly as the place was... More 

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Thank Steven B
Ashland, Oregon
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I had the Special of the Day- pork chop. It's very tender, melted in my mouth and excellent flavor. We also had tacos, and desserts. They all were delicious. The service was also excellent.

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Thank kuojoseph
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Been here several times and will continue to go back when in Brooklyn. The menu is authentic and traditional with every dish really well made, the margarita’s, guacamole through to the mole and enchilada sauces and 3 milk cake. The décor is contemporary with a warm atmosphere and an authentic buzz. It is a mid-range restaurant so it’s not a... More 

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Thank TravelandTreats
Jericho, Vt
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162 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there, the food was excellent and the service equally as good. I highly recommend Fonda. Definitely have the guacamole to start.

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Thank DutchOmi
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went there cause my spouse wanted Mexican food, and we enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere. They didn't have place inside, so we sat outside, which was better in our opinion. It seemed less crowded. However, if it wasn't late enough, it might have been less favorable. In any case, the waitress was really friendly, the food was... More 

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Thank Siednert
New York City, New York
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161 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A group of friends got together for drinks and dinner. We ate out doors and enjoyed the delicious food, great drinks and wonderful service. I ordered the tuna cerviche and my entree was a scallop and shrimp dish that was nicely seasoned. We had several rounds and that made the bill on the high side. We'll be back put will... More 

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Thank diBiella51
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I guess we had high expectations since we are from California. But I don't think that is it. The food was good but not great. My daughter had taquitos which she expected to be fried crispy. Instead they were three regular soft tacos, good but not what she wanted. My chile rellenos were good that they were not fried but... More 

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Thank Lizzeluv
New York
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Went on a Sunday afternoon and it was very crowded. Had a great meal here with son and daughter in law.. their Margarita's are pretty darn good!

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Thank teakaym
Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This Mexican food restaurant is delicious, if a bit pricey. I highly recommend the guacamole, which is super delicious.

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Thank Melanie C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 434 7th Avenue (Between 14th and 15th Streets), Brooklyn, NY
    (between 14th and 15th streets)
  • Public Transportation: F or G trains to 7th Ave. Brooklyn
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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