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La Fonda Latina

Virginia Highland
Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
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923 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
(404) 607-0665
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent service and food

Amazing service with friendly servers. The food was great! We ordered paella burrito, tacos, bistec and soups. All delicious! The bartender needs some review of the drinks recipes though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Naomi B
via mobile
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From fresh salsa to yummy spicy fish tacos, this little gem in Midtown is so good. I have yet to go and NOt be HAPPY with my food and service and they have great margaritas.

Thank alabamabeauty
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Amazing service with friendly servers. The food was great! We ordered paella burrito, tacos, bistec and soups. All delicious! The bartender needs some review of the drinks recipes though.

Thank Naomi B
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is my favorite place for Paella, their home made salsa is great and the upstairs patio is wonderful

Thank Stephen W
Atlanta Ga
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I guess people like this place because it's cheap? They do a variety of Spanish style foods and all are too salty yet bland. Really bad. I guess if you just wanted ships and salsa and a margarita it may be ok.

Thank TravelisHeaven
Marietta, Georgia
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I have been hearing about La Fonda over the years, but mired in the far north suburbs, have not had an opportunity to visit until I met a friend visiting Atlanta who was staying downtown. We dined on the covered upstairs patio, early for dinner. Noise level did not interfere with conversation, the service was fine-not memorable in a good... More 

Thank Leadville98
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to la Fonda for over twenty years now. I love the paella and the Cuban sandwich. The salsa is always fresh with a nice cilantro flavor. The cheese dip and guacamole always start the meal off right! Definitely worth visiting one of their locations when in Atlanta.

Thank AKBGa
Hagerstown, Maryland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Everything was excellent!!! The service was great and i enjoyed the outdoor dining option. The spices they used compliment the food perfectly.

Thank Samantha B
Macon, Georgia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were going to get pizza next door and after seeing the long line decided to walk across the street and check out La Fonda. We had really good salsa and chips followed by two huge cuban themed entree's. I had the pork chops (some of the most flavorful I've had) with great black beans on the side. My wife... More 

Thank Shaun B
Waterford, Michigan
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a place that tries to combine Mexican, Cuban, and Spanish food under one roof. It looks decent on the inside. My girlfriend and I decided to try it since it is next door to Fellini's. We both ordered horchata while I ordered chicken tacos with chipotle sauce and she ordered shrimp and chicken paella. The chipotle sauce was... More 

Thank Steve C
Atlanta, GA
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556 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here many times over the years, always for lunch, and it is consistently delicious. Their complementary chips are fresh and their salsa very fresh and habit-forming. The menu is Cuban/Mexican and varied. I almost always order the Cuban Reuben, a delectable sandwich of chicken, cheese, and slaw on thick bread heated in a press. Black beans and rice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 923 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Virginia Highland
  • Neighborhood: Virginia Highland
  • Phone Number: (404) 607-0665

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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