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La Fonda Mexican Restaurant

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1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
928-779-0296
Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food in Flagstaff

Enjoyed the lunch red chili burro with rice and beans while my wife enjoyed the chicken chimi also with rice and beans. Chips and hot sauce were served to start and we also were treated to a sopapilla at the end of our meal. Food was served hot and fresh and was very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Rollin S
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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  • Families with children
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the lunch red chili burro with rice and beans while my wife enjoyed the chicken chimi also with rice and beans. Chips and hot sauce were served to start and we also were treated to a sopapilla at the end of our meal. Food was served hot and fresh and was very tasty.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Some of the best Mexican food I have ever had the pleasure to eat!' They do it right here. Cheap house margaritas, and tasty food. Endless chips and salsa squirt bottles! Excellent service, lively and fun atmosphere, flagstaff at its finest!

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

THE MOST EXCELLENT MEXICAN FOOD EVER! Need I say more? Just go in and try it. Wish we had one in CT. When we pulled up I said, here? It is nice inside, very authentic and our waiter was great.

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Page, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I live in Page, AZ and travel to Flagstaff to do our big shopping and appointments. I look forward to going to La Fonda's! They have the best chips and salsa!! I have tried almost everything on the menu. All food is authentic Mexican and the atmosphere is awesome! Try it before you dis it! It might not look like... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Sketchy-looking neighborhood, but the parking lot was jammed, so we decided to give it a try. It was a good decision! Try an agua fresca if you're not drinking alcohol, the tamarindo flavor was fantastic. My sister-in-law had a "perfect margarita" and loved it. I live in Texas now, and no one there has ever heard of using shredded beef.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Spend dinner with my family and foods was great & great service great staffs. Will love to stop by again whenever we are back in town.

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Prescott, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We asked some college students where to go for Mexican food and they sent us to La Fonda. The place is crowded and obviously a local favorite. I had a combo plate-taco, enchilada, and tamale. All these items had lots of meat inside. The tamale was NOT a thick mass of masa which is atypical. My husband's shredded beef burrito... More 

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Northern Arizona
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for decor or atmosphere, this isn't the place for you. If you want great food at reasonable prices with great service, you found the place to go! This place is always packed with locals. It is the best Flagstaff has to offer when you want Mexican food.

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

La Fonda is out on the east side of town, which might be a bummer, but it's worth it! Sometimes there's a long wait, but that's to be expected from excellent Mexican food on a weekend! The food and service are always great.

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Flagstaff, AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I am always happy with La Fonda food. My plate of choice is a green burrito, beef taco, rice and beans. The price is better at lunch. In fact, this combo is not a standard offer on the dinner menu. I will gripe just a tad about my last visit. We were a party of six. Three of us arrived... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: 928-779-0296

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?