We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews



$3,600 - $16,300
Mexican, Latin
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (194)
Filter reviews
50 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews enchiladas mexican food pico de gallo aficionados beers
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed February 24, 2021

When am i going to STOP trying to find a decent Mexican restaurant? Tacos al pastor with dry, flavorless cubes of bright pink meat, cold tortillas straight out of the bag, and some limp onions. bleh. Husband ordered the enchilada plate, supposedly 3 varieties, if...it weren't for the color of the topping, they all tasted the same. dull. Hot sauce was weak, sweet flavored. Pico de gallo was also unimpressive.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 16, 2021

Food was delicious and I enjoyed the atmosphere. Simple food with lots of flavor. Can't wait to go back, hopefully soon.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 2, 2021

Just wow. we had been disappointed and tired of C.R. fare, so we were a bit reluctant to try Mexican fare here. We were glad that we took the leap of faith bc we were very pleasantly surprised. we tend to think of ourselves as...Mexican food aficionados and hard-to-please therewith, so kudos to the cooks! reasonable prices to boot. Love, love, love!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

Excellent mix of Mexican favorites representing most varieties of cuisines. The menu has rellenos, tacos, burritos, enchiladas and a good selection of MX beers and tequilas. The decor is a mix of Mexican influences and sports bar. Lots of TVs and the music is at...a reasonable volume.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

The food here is really delicious and tasty as well as service tacos and enchiladas must be tried .. the place has indoor and outdoor seating as well..

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Not setting the World on fire yet better than Taconento for a shopping center type Mex restuarant in CR

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 1, 2019

We came here twice while on vacation because the first time we all really enjoyed our food and the service. There were 19 of us and they catered to us with a smile and in a very professional way.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed February 23, 2019

This was our last meal out in Costa Rica before heading home, so we Tripadvisored some nice places and all agreed on some Mexican. It wasn't where I expected it to be, it was in a shopping mall not somewhere I would usually gravitate to,...but I was one of 6 so went along with the crowd as I was starving. Our waiter met us as we walked in and with a huge smile showed us to our table. We ordered some beers and cocktails all round and settled in for what was to be a great evening. The booze flowed, the waiter brought us some nibbly bits and I have a great main course which I can't remember the name of but it was great, spicy and loads of it. Really good quality and plenty of it. This is a nice place to be, go and enjoy some really good cooking and some great people who enjoy making sure you'll have a great time.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2019

The meals at this restaurant are really good (a few years ago we lived in Mexico for a year so we know what the Mexican food tastes like). We stayed at the Hyatt next door and went twice to this restaurant. "Chile relleno" was amazing,...so were the "Enchiladas". The staff was attentive and we never waited long for meals. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed January 27, 2019

It's in a big mall, but the food was better than I expected.Service was also ok to start and got worse, but it was a mostly good experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Aloft San Jose Hotel
740 reviews
.09 miles away
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum, an IHG hotel
458 reviews
.36 miles away
Quality Hotel Real San Jose
578 reviews
.94 miles away
El Rodeo Estancia Boutique Hotel & Steakhouse
278 reviews
1.37 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Naans & Curries
956 reviews
.32 miles away
Don Fernando
97 reviews
.36 miles away
PiCNiC Deli & Cafe
163 reviews
.39 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Erick Tours Costa Rica Transportation
25 reviews
2.15 miles away
Refugio Animal de Costa Rica
97 reviews
2.63 miles away
Santa Ana Town Center
21 reviews
1.73 miles away
Grand Casino Escazu
11 reviews
2.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Fonda Azteca staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about La Fonda Azteca

Yes, La Fonda Azteca offers takeout services.

La Fonda Azteca is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5