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El Meson de Don Fernando

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Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos # 914 | Between Alvarado St. Y Blancarte St, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
+52 646 174 0155
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Wed - Mon 07:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Maybe I'm spoiled because I live in Oaxaca, but I was disappointed with the food at this location (although, the price was much better than others on the same street offering very similar menus). The eggs were whisked with milk and flour, the beans are watered down and I believe lard was added to them. I had asked for a... More 

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Thank Hans3595
Tijuana, Mexico
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place, great food, good prices!! The burger was excellent and also the chiles rellenos ( Stuff chiles with cheese )

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Thank ahuisanchez
Queen Creek, Arizona
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85 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Although all the meals are incliuded on a recent cruise, I took four additional relatives to this special luncheon as in Mexico one should eat real Mexican food. the food was delicious and the portions quite large. It was pleasant sitting on a sidewalk cafe in beautiful weather and enjoying an authentic lunch.

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Thank lorilimelight
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and keep stopped here for breakfast. We both ordered chilaquiles. I had mine with green sauce and she order hers with red sauce. We also shared a side of pancakes. Everything was delicious and very reasonably priced. I look forward to returning. Aside from the food and service they had a really clean and modern bathroom.

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Thank Luv2Vacay_20
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A couple friends and I tried this place and it was a big disappointment. The restaurant itself is very nice but the service wasn't great. The food had no flavor and it is overpriced for what they serve you. You can go anywhere else to try traditional mexican food for a lot cheaper and better taste.

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Thank Mireya C
Manteca, California
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the oatmeal come with an option of toast or papaya my husband ordered the shrimp omelette. The Shrimp omelette my husband very much enjoyed. The oatmeal was very plain and didn't come with any fixings I was really disappointed and the toast didn't come with butter or jelly.

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Thank Charlene U
Miguel V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Meson de Don Fernando, responded to this review

Hello, Charlene. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to review our place. The toast served with the oatmeal doesn't come with butter or jelly but we would have gladly given you as much as you like. Thank you again for visiting us. Best regards! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you're reading this review, you're probably either IN the tourist district of Ensenada, or you're planning a meal on your trip down to Ensenada. Simply put, this restaurant is a good choice. Now more detail. My wife and I live about 5 miles North, and come down to the tourist area on occasion, (usually because a friend came to... More 

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Thank rgbeard
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I wanted to eat authentic Mexican food but what i got was a horrible meal. I ordered from a wonderful menu steak meal but i got a rubber sandals tasting meat. I politely asked for the manager to replace it or give us a credit. Instead i was told the chef tasted the meat and he dud not find a... More 

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Thank Hugo F
Miguel V, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Meson de Don Fernando, responded to this review
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¡Hola Hugo! Gracias por visitarnos y por tomarse el tiempo de regalarnos su reseña. Nos hubiera gustado tener la oportunidad... More 

Alpine
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132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were not really hungry for dinner. My husband got onion soup and I got cheese fondue with mushrooms. It was not like fondue I am accustomed to. It was melted cheese with mushrooms on top, but very good!

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Thank Kathy D
Irvine, California
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Ate breakfast on Saturday and the food was good. At breakfast on Monday and the food tasted like it had been leftovers from Sunday. On Monday I told the waiter that the coffee tasted like it was brewed using old socks. It was terrible. Needless to say, I won't eat breakfast on a weekday at this restaurant. The staff was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos # 914 | Between Alvarado St. Y Blancarte St, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 174 0155
Description
International cuisine and specialty mexican mortars in the most beautiful terrace of the hotel zone of Ensenada.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?