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Fonda Restaurant

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434 7th Ave, Between 14th and 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215-8081 (between 14th and 15th streets)
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

For the second time within a fortnight, we chose to dine at Fonda. This simple facy proves our satisfaction. The guacamole and the chipotle sauce is just fantastic. Everything else is absolutely exquisite and the service is stainless. A bit pricey but worth it,

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Thank khstripadvis0r
brooklyn, ny
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I went to Fonda this past Saturday with my daughter who is 9 months pregnant. We did not have reservations. we walked in the hostess asked if we had reservations. We said no. So she stared at us and told us well you cant get a table. She did not even say if you want to wait . I mean... More 

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Thank urbanphil
Manhattan, Kansas
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102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Good Mexican food. Be sure to call ahead. We actually got right in with a call, but those just walking in had a 2 hour wait. Could have just been luck, but I would get a reservation. We didn't get the guacamole, though most people did. We got a cheese appetizer. There were 3 of use and they only gave... More 

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Thank kskkgd
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Mexican can be a tricky category for dinning. You can have the cheap eats taco choices or something fancy like Rosa Mexicano or Suenos. Cheap eats are a whole 'nother ball game, but when you want to go upscale, Fonda is my perfect choice. let me add that when I say upscale that doesn't mean high prices. The food here... More 

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Thank pearl88
New York City, New York
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132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Although it has been here for quite a while we see it is getting more and more well known. Fonda serves very delicious Mexican dishes to a crowd of Brooklyn foodies who love it. We came in from Manhattan because we had heard of the native dishes available in Park Slope. Service started a bit slowly as the place was... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I had the Special of the Day- pork chop. It's very tender, melted in my mouth and excellent flavor. We also had tacos, and desserts. They all were delicious. The service was also excellent.

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Thank kuojoseph
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Been here several times and will continue to go back when in Brooklyn. The menu is authentic and traditional with every dish really well made, the margarita’s, guacamole through to the mole and enchilada sauces and 3 milk cake. The décor is contemporary with a warm atmosphere and an authentic buzz. It is a mid-range restaurant so it’s not a... More 

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Jericho, Vt
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there, the food was excellent and the service equally as good. I highly recommend Fonda. Definitely have the guacamole to start.

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Thank DutchOmi
Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went there cause my spouse wanted Mexican food, and we enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere. They didn't have place inside, so we sat outside, which was better in our opinion. It seemed less crowded. However, if it wasn't late enough, it might have been less favorable. In any case, the waitress was really friendly, the food was... More 

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New York City, New York
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A group of friends got together for drinks and dinner. We ate out doors and enjoyed the delicious food, great drinks and wonderful service. I ordered the tuna cerviche and my entree was a scallop and shrimp dish that was nicely seasoned. We had several rounds and that made the bill on the high side. We'll be back put will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 434 7th Ave, Between 14th and 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215-8081
    (between 14th and 15th streets)
  • Public Transportation: F or G trains to 7th Ave. Brooklyn
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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