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La Fonda

Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
+52 228 818 7282
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good15%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
Mar 11, 2017
“Not so fond of La Fonda”
Mar 8, 2017
“Sooo disappointed”
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Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

La Fonda has a great menu (of which nothing on it was available). Only meal available is the meal of the day (so why do they even bother to hand you a menu?). Meal of the day consisted soup, entree, and horchata. Portions were small....More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We went to this place, based on a popular travel guide's recommendation. What a disappointment. We weren't able to order from the menu. The only food available for lunch was their comida del dia (price fixe menu) which consisted of 3 choices - chicharron in...More

Thank Bettcita
Reviewed January 26, 2012

The food was good, and the fonda (open kitchen) on the ground floor where the senoras prepare the food gives a very authentic feel. But the place just isn't as clean as you'd like. Try La Sopa just a few doors further up the Callejon...More

Thank John W
Reviewed August 7, 2011

Ate here on a Sunday morning along with many locals. Sat upstairs in light sunny corner. Eggs rancheros were very tasty. My husband had the Picadas Gigante - big and tasty too. Only complaint is that they didn't serve expresso coffee. It's hard to get...More

1  Thank redconstance19
Reviewed December 9, 2010

La Fonda could not be more central in Xalapa. It's easily visible because of second floor balconies above Enriquez, the main street of the downtown area. It is affordable, colorful, and has good tasty food. The downstairs portion of the restaurant is rather small and...More

1  Thank unclelouie
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Diamante 1, Xalapa, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Xalapa
  • Phone Number: +52 228 818 7282
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