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“Our favorite Mexican restaurant in Portland”
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Fonda Rosa
Ranked #838 of 4,475 Restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love this cute little place in Restaurant Row on SE 28th. Start with their delicious chips w/ guac. If they have it I highly recommend the mole enchiladas (they are often a special but usually early in the week).

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Thank TomFallon
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

The Margaritas were outstanding, and the Ceviche was some of the best I have had North of the Border. We ate outdoors, streetside, The service was prompt and friendly, yet not obtrusive. The waitstaff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The interior decor was warm and inviting, very romantic and intimate. This is a nice part of the 28th Street Restaurant Scene, and we will be back to try more!

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Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

we've been wanting to try this restaurant, and had an opportunity with friends after biking portland sunday parkways. we began with 2 pacificos, an ale, and a hot toddy. the server didn't know how to fix a hot toddy, but made it with precision. then we ordered the veggie tostada and chile relleno. our friends had catch of the day tacos, chichen tacos, and pork tacos with guac on the side. the meal was so delicious. they used real mexican cheese which is a bonus. the server was especially friendly, efficient, and funny. we will return....thx!

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1  Thank Teresa M
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Nice small restaurant. Friendly service. I had the Avocado and Beet Salad which was wonderfully prepared. The avocados where chopped up small and tossed throughout. It had delicious beets around the edges and toasted pumpkin seeds thrown on top. Delicious! House red was nice too.

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2  Thank JeanneCumby
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Small Mexican Restaurant on restaurant row in Kerns neighborhood in Portland. In a town with many kinds of mexican restaurants Fonda Rosa is not the hippest, best, most interesting, most avant garde, or cheapest. It does have good fish tacos for four dollars and other tacos from three to five dollars. The arroz con pollo was very good. Don't miss the coconut creme brulee. It is quiet enough that you can linger and talk comfortably.

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Thank JurgisRudkus
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