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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

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618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“queso fundido” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh my goodness - this place is the best! I love the lunch buffet. Reasonably priced and you can try all the different things. So good!

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best little mexican resturant in town. Food is always fresh and taste great. You will never leave hungry. The service is also excellent.

Thank davemedbery
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Ok, say "Fonda Don Chon" three times as fast as you can! All Kidding aside, this is a real find! The food was amazing and the service was helpful! This is more of a "hole in the wall" Mom & Pop place. That isn't a...More

Thank bmarklin
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I travel quote a bit, 150 nights a year, so, get my fair share of Mexican. This is one of best I've had. Homemade corn tortillas! I had molcajete supreme, omg, delicious. Has a nice kick and stayed hot in lava bowl for long time....More

Thank M P
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us. Great value for your money we opted for the unlimited buffet, great choice of food.The staff were very helpful they explained all the different food's. It's a very popular restaurant so you would need to get there early to...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I can't believe I gave this place 5 Stars when my colleagues first told me about it I saw pictures...I heard buffet...I heard line....and I couldn't think what is the appeal other than the buffet.... I ended up getting Spinach Enchiladas since I'm a Vegetarian...More

Thank MadDude
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Went there for lunch and it just as good as a person could want. Their buffet has an excellent selection of well prepared and fresh foods. I am looking forward to getting to go there again.

Thank Phillip F
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is the best local restaurant for Mexican food. There buffet can't be beat for the price. The place is clean and the staff is very attentive to the customers needs.

Thank MrsA5
Reviewed January 22, 2018

All you can eat at a Mexican buffet. Need I say more. There's usually a wait at lunch, but so worth the wait.

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Food and service is good, just be willing to wait at time of buffet time it gets full I recommend it highly

Thank L1687VXcarmenc
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Yusef C
February 26, 2017|
Response from CR8VGRAPHICS | Reviewed this property |
$13. Esta muy Rico no mas que ay mucha gente
July 20, 2016|
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Response from Rene P | Reviewed this property |
of course you can... But Santa Ana is quite a long drive for a restaurant out here in West Covina.
Bob G
May 29, 2016|
Response from dick93117 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. The location is just North of the 10 freeway rather than the 60 Freeway as indicated in the write-up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-4712
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