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La Fonda

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) #12 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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“chilies” (2 reviews)
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“relleno” (5 reviews)
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
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Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at La Fonda last week and thought our meals were very good......they start with chips and salsa and kept refilling our chip bowl.....we ordered the guacamole salad which arrived in a big bowl, more than we could ever eat,...More

1  Thank BKandCB
Reviewed April 9, 2015

We used to stop at La Fonda Restaurant in Artesia, NM on a fairly regular basis, but had not been there for quite some time. We drove 40 miles and stopped at the restaurant for an early dinner. We were seated promptly and had our...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed April 5, 2015

This restaurant is always good. There is an excellent buffet at lunch. The menu has a broad selection of Mexican food. The servings are more than adequate. The prices are moderate.

Thank Kathleen215
Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

We have a couple burritos they weren't bad but it was a little overpriced the service was great and everybody seems really nice.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed March 25, 2015

We enjoyed our meals and quick service. On a Sunday night, we only found La Fonda and one other restaurant open at 7:30 PM. Crazy. Glad that La Fonda was good. Not to spicey and good salsa!

Thank JandJ18
Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent chips and salsa! Water to drink, cannot speak to other beverages. The salads were more than ample! Steaks were cooked very well. Our waitress was very helpful, polite and took great care of us. Wanted to return the next night (Saturday) and sadly they...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed March 20, 2015

The service was great, but the food for me was just okay especially the salsa and green chile. I did, however, really enjoy the cheese quesadilla.

Thank clynncox
Reviewed March 12, 2015

The food was authentic to the area and the business was a comfortable family run establishment. They do not have a license for alcohol, but it may be possible to BYOB (did not ask). This was not an issue for us (makes the meal that...More

Thank AllExpensePaid
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
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...More

Thank Bruce B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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: +1 505-746-9411
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