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La Fonda Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I grew up in Flagstaff in the 70's-80's. Grew up eating at LA Fonda a couple times a month. With family still in the area, we still eat here when we come to visit. I don't think I've ever had a bad meal. Service is fast. Expect to wait during peak hours. Sopapillas are always a treat.

Thank MaverickKruse
Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lets start off saying this place is packed. Usually a good sign that the place has excellent food. Not the case here. The salsa (hot sauce) is on the table in a bottle, wasnt bad at all so that was a good start but the chips were stale. We ordered a green salad, which was piled high with cheese, tomatoes... More 

Thank Amada W
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read the title, its the best. A friend recommended the place and we got there about 4:30 on a Friday and it was pretty busy already. There were 4 of us, two adults and two kids. All of us enjoyed our meals. Usual mexican food items you would expect but all freshly made and the sauces they have are fantastic.... More 

Thank jpohl
Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are in Flagstaff almost every weekend in the summer and pretty often in the winter. We love Mexican food. Always have, always will. We used to go to Salsa Brava and then, I heard about this place. To be honest, we passed by one night and I was afraid to go because it is not in the best neighborhood.... More 

Thank azsoftballmom1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was fair but plentiful. Cheese enchiladas had velvet cheese but real cheddar was on top. Rice was not very good. Sopapillas were decent. Generous with chips and salsa. Service was excellent. Atmosphere was good although the tables were close together. Decent restaurant for the amount of food and price.

Thank barryscop
Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

It is hard to find a place in this town that serves red chili con carne.the food is good and is reasonably priced.they are closed now for remodel.you might find their trucks parked around town until remodel is finished.

Thank charlescarter425
Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I almost don't want to post this. They always have a wait but it is worth it. The chips and margaritas were unremarkable. However I ordered the shredded beef chiming and it was great. They also gave us sopapilas for desert.

Thank Carol M
Flagstaff, Arizona
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We often get take-out at LaFonda's and it is always fresh, tasty, and satisfying. They pay a lot of attention to getting the order right, and each entree includes plenty of food. Although I can't be certain, the refried beans seem they are from fresh beans, not dehydrated. All the ingredients are quality. No matter what time I drop in... More 

Thank eatwellalways58
Wichita Falls, Texas
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by asking the desk clerk at Fort Tuthill "if you could have one really good meal in this town where would you go?" She sent us to La Fonda and it was so good we returned with friends four nights later and they were as impressed as we were! The service was good, the food was... More 

Thank HappyTexastravelmom
Bend, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Locals love La Fonda! It was great to get back to real Mexican Food! The family owned business has been in Flag for as long as I can remember and the food is always the best! Save room for your sopapilla with honey!

Thank Theburx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 N 2nd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: 19287790296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?