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La Fonda Mexican Restaurant

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American, Mexican
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1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

Came here for my anniversary and the food was just ok. Salsa was nothing special and neither was the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Madison F
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my anniversary and the food was just ok. Salsa was nothing special and neither was the food.

Thank Madison F
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We had a party of 7 and the wait was less than 20 minutes at noon! The service was great! Everyone that worked there seemed to be helping each other. I ordered off the lunch menu and got a chicken chimi, it was delicious. All the food came out correctly and hot. I would definitely come back. The only thing... More 

Thank travelswithfashion
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This place has been around for some time but I visited it for the first time for dinner. On a week day it was packed and there was 15 minute waiting. The restaurant was full of energy and I liked it. We were seated sooner than expected. Our server was good and was able to give good suggestions. They have... More 

Thank nomad2702
Flagstaff, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The food is completely disgusting. I gave it 3 opportunities but all 3 times they have been the most disgusting place I have ever eaten. I am sorry for the bad critic but it is completely terrible. Never had had nasty food in my life. IT IS NOT AUNTHETIC MEXICAN FOOD.

Thank Gregory M
Munds Park, Arizona, USA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Only Mexican restaurant in Flagstaff that serves the real thing! Excellent salsa, fantastic entrees and margaritas.

Thank Cheryl P
Hong Kong Region, China
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced. The chips were stale but the salsa had a little bite but thin. The chicken enchiladas were bland but the amount of food was filling. Good place to eat on a budget.

Thank NewYorkCityGypsy
Mesa, Arizona
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250 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I know we have said it before that we wouldn't be back because of the food but we were invited and didn't want to be ungrateful. Once again we were sadly disappointed in the quality of the food and the flavor. I ordered a green chili chimi and out came a burro with red sauce on it. I said please... More 

Thank 2Travelers43
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It was not bad but it could be better. If you know real authentic Mexican food, you'll find yourself criticizing this place. It is definitely one of the locals favorite spot. The environment is great, service is good, but for he price I was expecting a little more from their dishes.

Thank Laiza L
Bend, Oregon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Reasonable prices and excellent Mexican food! This is in a residential area just off north 4th and Rte 66. This is the best Mexican food I've had in Flagstaff and possibly all of Arizona. The portions are large and the quality is excellent, and the staff is friendly. I've spent months in Mexico and years in south Texas, I know... More 

Thank Deborah F
Edinburg, Texas
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Sorry we picked this off Trip Advisor's list. I'm from deep South Tx; my hubby & 3 others from Mx. Headed back to Tx from a road trip to the Gr.Canyon, we were all dissapointed with our meals. They shouldn't call this "Mexican" food. However, the locals seem to like it. (Utah has real Mx Food btw--Coyote Charro).

Thank BluJnQueen

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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: 19287790296

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?