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La Fonda

Mexican, Southwestern
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210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
505 746-9411
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

service from the waitress we had that day was awful. Very rude, and vulgar. My family and I left before our drinks arrived.

Thank guest88210
Clovis, New Mexico
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We brought a group of six in and the lots were full, but we were seated right away. Most had the buffet and were pleased with the selection. Service was very good and reasonable prices. La Fonda has a long resutation as a place to go to in Artesia - well worth the stop.

Thank Bruce B
New Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The La Fonda has been in this town for many years, and the locals have developed a taste for this restaurant. The service is great, the place is well maintained and extremely clean. They also have a buffet that patrons can choose to eat from versus the items on their menu. The food is delicious, but it is not your... More 

Thank Sincanicas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Enjoyed dinner here Friday eve with friends who live here. Everyone at our table was well pleased with the meal, service and cost. Busy place, very good.

Thank pete816
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Fast and awesome waiter. We ordered the stuffed sopaipilla. Awesome Chips and salsa were fresh and delicious. Guacamole outstandind If in artesia again thats the place im going

Thank Pichiniromano
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

The worst service ever. The food was awful. I can't believe the restaurant has been around as long as it has.

Thank Cano M
Freeland, Washington
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was better than the reviews led us to believe. Salsa and fresh sopapillas were especially great. Service was very friendly and the atmosphere festive.

Thank gleefulexplorer
Silver City, New Mexico, United States
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Went here for my birthday lunch. The atmosphere was okay, the menu looked wonderful. Unfortunately, we sat at our table for over 20 minutes with absolutely NO service. The waiter saw us, just refused to acknowledge our presence. The table that was seated after us got their drinks and food while we were just waiting for contact. The waiter wouldn't... More 

Thank Ashley N
Lynn, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lots of choices and what I would like to think of an "real" food. Affordable dining. Santa Fe chicken was delicious.

Thank Debi B
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

It a nice place to eat if you like Mexican food. We eat there quite a bit since there isn't a lot of restaurants in town. The guacamole and hot suace are always a need to have. I would recommend this place if u are craving some Mexican food!!

Thank TheMinters

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 505 746-9411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?