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La Fonda

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) #14 of 30 Restaurants in Artesia $$ - $$$ Mexican,
210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
+1 505-746-9411
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“relleno” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

Excellent food, family atmosphere, great decor, the very best sopapillas ever. Highly recommend the resturant

Thank carmengan2016
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We shared a chicken fajita dinner as we had had a huge lunch. More than enough for 2 people and excellent. For dessert we had sopapillas with honey. Only $0.25 each!!!!!!! And super delicious! Our waitress was lovely, attentive and friendly. The restaurant was decorated...More

Thank Ken_Wanda1998
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We were there on Friday evening we loved the food don't know if it was authentic but my hubby and thought it was very good I loved the enchiladas I had beef and chicken with cheese sauce. I would eat here again if we get...More

Thank hlwestover
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Visited La Fonda on a Sunday night (about the only place open). After reading the reviews I was a bit of a skeptic. I was rather surprised. The decor was dated- very 70's looking and they bring food and drinks out on a little cart....More

Thank 49ll
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great surprise in the middle of a long day. The specials Loco Burrito was delicious & huge enough for two meals. My hubby got tacos & loved them too. Great service too!

Thank Jo K
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Run of the mill Mexican restaurant - no beer or alcohol- tired desolate ambiance - sad food - but at least a place to eat after 7 pm on a Sunday evening

Thank Neighbor2
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I've noticed a lot of people commenting that they were sent to La Fonda by locals, so let me explain something (my dad was a local)- according to everyone who remembers the '60s and '70s at La Fonda, it was good once. Really good, according...More

Thank BrendaLou882
Reviewed April 19, 2016

I'm giving 1 star because this place did not make a good first impression. 8pm on a Tuesday, should have been pleasant. But my waitress was worthless. Didn't write my order down, and got it wrong. Told her double rice, no beans. Get beans and...More

Thank becradars
Reviewed April 11, 2016

I had lunch at La Fonda today. I had the flauta plate and my husband had the Guadalajara (signature dish). We had an appetizer order of guacamole as well. The service was quick and friendly. The food was good as well. If you are a...More

Thank Technah
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way through Artesia. This restaurant was conveniently located at the turn we had to make on 285. We walked in and were pleasantly greeted and seated. We were given chips and salsa. The salsa tasted like Pace salsa to me. Not...More

Thank Anne O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: +1 505-746-9411
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