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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

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618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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West Covina, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant for the 1st time a couple of weeks ago. I am hooked on it. I passed by it many time and never ate there. I always notice people standing around waiting in line to eat there. I now know why. They start you out with fresh chips and home made salsa ( excellent salsa) you can... More 

Thank Jamaicamon1
Corona, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic & delicious! Menu is full of familiar and new interesting options. The margaritas are quite big as well as good.

Thank Kristen M
West Covina, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is ALWAYS busy, we drive by but usually there are at least 15+ people waiting outside so we figured it would be amazing when we found ourselves in the area at lunch time on a weekday, no wait. I would say the wait staff is some of the best I have encountered, very attentive and why they are... More 

Thank Robin V
Los Angeles, California, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really good here. Also Monday to Friday they have a inexpensive lunch buffet. If you love Cocido I highly recommend going here for the lunch buffet. I've even taken my dad for Fathers Day!

Thank Skar72
Sedona, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Wait staff very attentive. Their mole is some of the best! Can't get that type in AZ so we travel 10 hours to get there. Chimichangas are delicious as well as all their burritos and combination plates.

Thank AZGirl2014
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great service with a smile. Nice and clean place with very good food. Plenty of parking and outdoor waiting area.

Thank Doc M
Valinda, CA USA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A great place for family and business gathering. Host and waiters always with a smile and attentative. Home made tortillas, we had the platter carnitas, fajitas, chicken, and shrimp, definite will go back.

Thank Edgar M
Howell, Michigan
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304 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is one of the very few Mexican restaurants with authentic Mexican food I been to. You know its authentic and delicious when the food is amazing and fresh! Expect to see long lines and have a long wait time for a table.

Thank WC G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Average Mexican food. Taste tested for the average American. My opinion, nothing special. Prices okay. But I must be missing something as this place is always crowded.

Thank macdad25
West Covina, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Delicious authentic Mexican Food served with a smile in nice mid size restaurant that's decored nicely. The servers are very friendly & the food is very good & priced affordably priced right. The dining area seems a little tight but still is an enjoyable restaurant for the family. This is a clean well located restaurant I recommend. They can be... More 

Thank Rene P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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?