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Fonda NBO

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 735 053829
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tacos” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“churos” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Fonda NBO
1. Authentic Mexican
"This is a great place to grab some really excellent Mexican cuisine."
Han2608
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2. Festive Vibe
"open feel, vibrant colours and friendly staff"
Rishi186338
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3. Service with a Smile!
"The service is fantastic with gems of waiters"
Peter V
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit here, this time to try out the brunch. Were not disappointed as the meal was great ... the Huevos Cazuela with Roja salsa was tasty, as well as the taco platter (frijoles, rajas and queso being some of the stand...More

Thank ThePatelsNairobi
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This restaurant can easily claim the title of the most authentic Mexican restaurant in Nairobi. The history on the menu states that the restaurateurs went to Mexico in search of authentic Mexican flavours to bring to Nairobi: well, mission accomplished because eating here took us...More

4  Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Dear Harpreet We are humbled by this extensive review of FONDA NBO. Thank you so much for taking the time to write in so much detail - the entire team really appreciates the genuine feedback. We are so glad that we are able to transport...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic flavors in a family style this is a must go place. Ingredients are top and the flavor mix is on point. Use ther wine pairings for another layer, trust them 👍🏽More

Thank Bouke v
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Bouke V, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our authentic Mexican cuisine and tried out some of our wine pairings. We have taken a lot of time and effort with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Fonda for a solo lunch on a calm Saturday afternoon. I love the taco platter, which has some intriguing options. The tacos though were falling apart though. I am fighting an addiction to the guacamole though... Perfectly salted and spicy. The highlight is...More

Thank Madame_Trey
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Madame_Trey Thank you for taking the time to review us after your repeated visits to Fonda NBO. We much appreciate the feedback. We are sorry to hear that the tortillas were falling apart the day you visited and would like to share that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a choice of either Fonda or several of the places at the food court. But a powerful trumpet sound drew me in. Felt very Cuban more than Mexican. When I arrived, ambience was great, a distinct Mexican feel on the decor. Not too...More

Thank Alfred K
SalishaC1, Manager at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Alfred, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review and for all your kind words. We are heartened to hear that you enjoyed the food and general ambiance at Fonda NBO. Please note that the kids outdoor play area was a one-off...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Mexican experience. Truly amazing! A must go to when in Nairobi. I will definitely be back!

1  Thank rs2017160
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rs2017160 We really appreciate you taking the time to write this review and are pleased that we were able to deliver an amazing Mexican experience. We do hope that you will visit us the next time you are in Nairobi. Best regards Fonda NBO

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The food, drinks and basically everything was just so freaking delicious. Every time was distinct and the music is good.

1  Thank l9lololo
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear l9lololo Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Fonda NBO and do hope that you come back soon. Best regards Fonda NBO

Reviewed July 28, 2018

And for that matter, probably the best Mexican restaurant in East Africa. While their tacos are great, this restaurant goes well beyond tex-mex classics. The moles are particularly good, and I also love their Chile Relleno.More

2  Thank Kevin C
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear Kevin, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are over the moon to read these words and will continue to work hard on ensuring our customers get the best Mexican experience possible right here at Fonda NBO. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

As a Mexican living in Cameroon, where there’s no Mexican food, I was very excited to try Fonda NBO during my trip to Nairobi. I wasn’t disappointed! Food is authentic, the menu is diverse, the staff is friendly, and drinks are delicious. I would recommend...More

2  Thank ahtziriglez
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Dear Ahtzirglez Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that we our food and drink met your expectations and we really hope that you visit Nairobi and us again soon! Best regards, FONDA NBO

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Fantastic food, attentive staff - I can highly recommend Fonda for a relaxed and enjoyable night out. We were a large group to celebrate 3 birthdays and the set up worked perfectly on the veranda. Can't wait to go back with my family.

2  Thank Yolande C
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Dear Yolande, Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and for recommending us - much appreciated. We hope to see you back at Fonda soon. Best regards, FONDA NBO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 735 053829
  • E-mail
Description
Fonda NBO serves authentic mexican soul food made from the finest of locally-sourced organic ingredients. Wholesome, authentic and intensely flavourful dishes and drinks served in traditional pottery and glassware will titillate all your senses. The warm comfortable, rustic family environment, reminiscent of both today's and yesterday's Mexico. Bienvenidos - Karibu!
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