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Amanda's Fonda

8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
+1 719-266-6680
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“carne asada” (13 reviews)
“margarita's” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amanda's (Fonda) Cantina If a half dot was option I'd would gracious giving it that. Our first visit I wanted to order the "Seafood" enchiladas which stated on the menu "shrimp, scallops and "crab". When I inquired if the crab was "real" the waitress had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a nice find near our hotel on a late night when most other restaurants were closed. The rice had great flavor and wasn't sticky like the rice from some places is. I can't remember now what I ordered, but I was impressed overall...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall I thought the food was really good. The service was great. Our server was fast and efficient while not being a pest. Loved the chips and salsa. First place I have ever been where there was enough salsa to please the entire table. I...More

Thank Richardlbailey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I get the Chile Colorado quite often. Great deals on food and drink for happy hour and certain days of the week.

Thank cjthomas1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, I was a little reluctant to eat here. I had eaten here a few times before and always had good food. We were not disappointed this time! We were promptly greeted with a warm & plentiful basket of chips...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a nice dining area, large bar, and a big outdoor patio. The food was DELICIOUS. Their salsa is the best (large chunks of tomato, cilantro). We had steak tacos and molcajetes. Both were full of flavor. The molcajetes came in a steaming pot...More

Thank khairston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy menu. They have good happy hour stuff but no happy hour menu yet? So you have to ask. Bar is nice, half circle kind of so easy to talk to others. Clean, neat. Food was tasty, good. The prices are reasonable. No negatives at...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here after a tour of Garden of the Gods. Enjoyed the outdoor dining area on the creek. Food was good and hot. Margarita was just right. Family friendly and off the beaten path. Would eat here again!

Thank liciah6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chips and salsa brought out and we were excited because it is our favorite part. They tasted stale. When we told the waitress she said it was a new kind and other people had complained. Out of 6 people no one finished their meal as...More

Thank jessie198
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner on our way to Denver and we were surprised at the amount and selection of Mexican food. I had the spinach and mushroom enchiladas and the were awesome. The Californian burrito was very good as well as the bodacious burrito we...More

Thank Kenmarsam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-266-6680
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