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Zona Fresca

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1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-2528
954 566 1777
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here since 2004. This is hands down the best restaurant in Fort Lauderdale for something quick, fresh and healthy. Try "the zone" next time you head in. You won't be disappointed. Here's to another 12 years, Zona.

Thank Bjgolnick
Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you want fresh roasted peppers in your salsa, made to order grilled shrimp, chix or beef, with black or pinto, brown or white rice and other traditional foods, but in a fast food format, this place is for you. Its the best of both worlds: fast food that is nutritious, fresh and has variety. (Although a former chef, I... More 

Thank frank c
Fort Lauderdale
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

They double wrap your chicken with 2 corn tortillas so it doesn't fall apart and feels more substantial than other taco joings and you get chips and salsa with everything, good bargain, great food. Local favorite.

Thank celicagirl2000
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Zona Fresca is the definition of fresh ingredients makes for good food. Everything is made in front of you in a very clean atmosphere. Try the three taco sampler plate or just skip to the fish tacos. My favorite. They're perfect

Thank 7472dn
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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385 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We just returned from our 2nd visit in 3-days, which should tell you how much that we liked it. Very friendly staff and very fresh ingredients.

Thank JSR_Adventures
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The food is fresh and amazing! You'll love their chips and salsa. Good food, friendly service, and fun ambience! Zona Rocks!

Thank Kristi P
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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153 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Zona Fresca has been consistently good for years. The food is always tasty, freshly made to order and it is pretty healthy overall. The salsa bar always looks clean and appetizing. Service is very fast even when it's really busy and the counter staff are usually courteous and friendly. Also, very good value for money, price is right,

Thank wendyc2020
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

All fresh, cooked to order Mexican. Try the fish tacos - they are excellent. Salsa is some of the best around, and always fresh. Chips and salsa are worth the trip alone. We frequent both the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach locations. Pompano Beach is newer and a little less crowded so if you have a choice this is probably... More 

Thank Derek S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Can't agree more with previous review: Don't spread the word, it's popular enough. 2:30 yesterday, people pouring in non-stop, but still fast service. Awesome salsa bar.

Thank Rob G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

If only they were open 24 hours! Everything here is freshly made and very good! A salsa bar with delicious homemade salsas, pickled peppers, carrots, onions, limes, etc. I like their taco platters that come with beans and rice. I love fish tacos and theirs are excellent. I often order their large Siesta-Maker burritos, with a choice of meats, and... More 

Thank tompink3

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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
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-2528
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: 954 566 1777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?