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“Still a great brunch”
Review of La Fonda

La Fonda
Ranked #85 of 332 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Http://lafondabaja.com/directions/
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Description: Http://lafondabaja.com/directions/
San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Still a great brunch”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

While reviews are mixed; so are my likes and dislikes for foods. La Fonda's brunch provides the diner with enough opportunity to sample a large variety of Mexican foods beyond the taco and the burrito. Their tamales are great! I certainly found much to satisfy my hunger. The Margaritas and Bloody Mary's are tasty; NOT watered down.
The Ocean view setting lends a relaxed and calming. Great place to party with friends!

  • Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Monterey, California
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Come for the sunset but stay for the food! Da Best!”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

Beautiful view, romantic setting, Great Food, Soup (one of the best in Baja Norte), Salad and entree all included. Large portions, however, smaller with new owner than the old owner. Nevertheless, a great meal, a great sunset and always friendly people. My wife Cathy and I eat here twice on our two annual trips to Rosarito Beach! Wine list very resemble, Mexican Coffee a must after dinner. Cook took me into kitchen one year and taught me how to cook Salmon in Vera Cruz Sauce! Waiters efficient, friendly and always helpful. Entertainment good!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank DaCoach61
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San Diego
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“not what it used to be”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

I think we are done with this place, it still has amazing views and breakfast is good. I am still very partial to their chili colorado. So if you seat there I would recommend this. The last two times we have eaten there, the place felt dirty and grimy. My biggest gripe is the OJ. Most places in Baja have amazing fresh squeezed OJ but they serve some fake stuff. To many places that serve great food to continue going there.

Visited December 2012
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Thank skipowell
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Santa Ana, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not what it used to be.....”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Nice place to have an ocean view while eating. The food is mediocre quality, lobster mostly frozen, prime rib ancient..... the atmosphere is gone. Since Dimitriy has sold the place to the new owners the restaurant went down the hill. The worst of all is the staff - totally careless! I'm giving the place three stars only for the good memories sake. It's a pity!

Visited July 2012
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Ensenada, Mexico
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A mid way point to rest, refresh, have lunch. And watch the dolphins”
Reviewed July 8, 2012

The sea, beach and seafood are worth the slow down when traveling the freeway south into Baja.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Connie M
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