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La Fonda

220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
+1 760-353-6450
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (10 reviews)
“full bar” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy spot with homemade horchata and Jamaica. Waitresses are friendly and the food is fairly good. The atmosphere is cozy.

Thank RhandallT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family owned restaurant with the best Mexican food around from their Menudo on the weekends to their Carnitas plate. Their Carne asada Chimichanga is incredible. They have a full bar with plenty of beers to choose from and a good selection of hard liquor for...More

Thank FellowTraveler807472
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Love the tostadas and tacos. They serve delicious liver and onions well prepared and very large portion. Just like my mom made. Menudo on Sundays is very good. Good service and very clean.

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

La Fonda is authentic! The menu is vast. Staff are very good at interpreting the menu and the ingredients for those not familiar with Mexican food. The staff are amazing and work well as a team. Kudos to Liz, Claudia, Leslie & lvonne. All staff...More

Thank wynterh8r
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

La Fonda Restaurant on 4th street in El Centro has excellent Mexican food. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a great meal. Service was also great and we were there during lunch hour.

Thank vivdeb
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

When you arrive at LaFonda, you are greeted with many warm hello’s! Servers are timely and happy! Chile relleno was way over-breaded! Cheese enchilada so so. Next door to Mc Donald’s- easy to find!

Thank Relojudy
Reviewed 4 March 2018

La Fonda is authentic! The micro second you step in they acknowledge you with a friendly greeting. The menu is vast and they are very good at interpreting the ingredients. We were referred to them by a local native and we are not disappointed. The...More

Thank DaroldDD
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Owned by local families this restaurant is one of the best in Imperial Valley. Service is quick and friendly and the menu offers a variety of items to choose from. Fresh corn chips and salsa start your mean and you can add salsa Fresca, guacamole...More

Thank elizabethjF2411RU
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We stopped here for lunch before heading home from the sand dunes & we were glad we did. The food is very good & the waitress was awesome. We would recommend it for sure.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

A disappointment. I was raised in New Mexico with some of the best Mexican food ever. On our travels we always check out Mexican restaurants and being so close to the Border we expected this one to be great but we were very disappointed. The...More

Thank Cathie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-9632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-6450
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