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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was good but I was disappointed because I was expecting great. The place was packed and the price was very reasonable. The chips and salsa was excellent. The staff was helpful and very attentive.

Thank williamrC3455NO
Covina, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the length of the lines getting into this place, you'd expect to have your hair blown back from the quality. Not so much. it's seriously average. I'm only reviewing it because it was a suggestion from TA. I tend to only recommend places I really loved, and this is not one of them. I can't say anything bad about... More 

Thank justshellyca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My brother took me here on my visit from NC and OMG I'm so glad he did!!! From start to finish it was so good. It's worth the wait so if you see a line wait!! Enchiladas, salsa, queso, tacos you can't go wrong!!

Thank Erin B
La Verne, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

best mexican buffet in covina great qualtiy food good service shown up early or wait in long lines. pleanty of parking across the restaurant

Pomona, California, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great traditional Mexican food. Always a wait on the weekend and evenings but well worth it. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Rebecca M
Covina, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try the Sunday Brunch! It is amazing and delicious! The food is outstanding and the staff is super friendly. Get their early because they do not take reservations and seat you on a first come first serve basis.

Thank alisa_bowen
Fontana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The food is delish, and the service is top notch. I would recommend this restaurant. Authentic Mexican dishes. Their menudo is very tasty.

Thank Ana H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice Mexican restaurant that you would feel comfortable taking the entire family to. The menu is authentic Mexican Food and has something for everyone of all ages. I had the Enchiladas Chile Verde (Chicken) and I thought that someone's Grandma was in the kitchen. They had freshly made tortilla and I found everything to be excellent.... More 

Thank Kelly B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We were referred by our hotel to this family run place for great Mexican food. We got a10% discount with our room key. We were in and out in 10 minutes with amazing food. Next time we are in town we will be dining in on their patio. Super friendly service and an abundance of food.

Thank Kristy K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Delicious home cooked flavor. For those that like Menudo and posole, it's delicious. Long wait. Get their early especially on Saturday and Sunday for buffet. Get selection.

Thank Roberta A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?