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“Pretty Fair” 3 of 5 stars
Review of La Fuente Restaurant

La Fuente Restaurant
625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520 (Walker's Point)
414-271-8595
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Ranked #306 of 1,409 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Walker's Point
Milwaukee,WI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Pretty Fair”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Definitely go there for the great margaritas...other than that the food and atmosphere could be better.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“My favorite Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee ....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I love the food (their shrimp soup is the BEST I've EVER had -- please try it). I have been going there for years .... and waitstaff is friendly and usually pretty prompt. At times, it can get pretty noisy but I still enjoy the experience. It's not a place for a romantic date ... just some wonderful Mexican food.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“The best Mexican food in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

First the shrimp soup...incredible
Second the rainbow margaritas are fantastic.
Third the chorizo in melted cheese is terrific
I've never had a bad meal here. In addition they have 2 more locations at 92nd and Bluemound and the newest in Waukesha.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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45 restaurant reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Better before success”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

El Fuente used to be the place we went in Milwaukee for Mexican food, but that was 15 years ago. Today they have grown too popular for their own good. Trying to keep up with La Perla in size they have sacrificed food quality. Worth a visit, but no different than a 100 other Mexican restaurants in town now. For more authenticity and a hint of what La Fuente used to be visit Los Comales on Mitchell St.

Visited October 2012
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Milwaukee, WI
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13 restaurant reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Always good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

La Fuente has been our go-to restaurant for Mexican food for years. Service is always prompt and friendly and the food is always good. The frozen margaritas pack a punch and aren't as over sweet as at a lot of other restaurants.

Visited November 2012
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