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Zona Fresca

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1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-2528
+1 954-566-1777
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Columbia, MD
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

Zona Fresca lived up to expectations. Lightening fast service, fresh and tasty food (we had the grilled chicken and the cactus salads), and inexpensive (less for a domestic beer than most places charge for a large coke - $2). What could be better if you are looking for a quick bite to eat?

Thank Halori
Martigny, Switzerland
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167 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

Discovered Zona Fresca thanks to the man who manages our rental. Amazingly fresh, cooked to order, tasty Mexican food. We love it! We order take out, and enjoy it at home. However there is a nice terrace at the restaurant, and they have beer and margaritas. Great find!

Thank Hambagahle
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

Chow this because of the reviews on TA. Have to say we weren't disappointed. It's more a fast food place than a restaurant but the food is lovely. It's cheap, good quality and plenty of veggie options. So good we went back next night.

Thank CelticFire
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

I love eating Mexican food here. I fell like I am in Downtown Mexico City with the grill food and the way they make it is so perfectly like D.F. I try to eat here at least once a week!

Thank barmerinc
Tampa, Florida
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

Great cheap mexican food. Beans were amazing and its veggie friendly. Can't beat it. The portions are huge.

Thank HSTravelers
Plantation, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

Fresh, quick, and reasonably priced. Interesting menu, but my standard choice is the veggie quesadilla, which they gladly customize to my veggie preferences. Many salsa options are available, and their pico de gallo is excellent - can't get enough! I've eaten at the Plantation and Fort Lauderdale locations, both of which are great! So efficient and noticeably clean. Treat yourself... More 

Thank J S
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

We stopped in during the week around 2:30 pm and the place was packed. We had the burritos which was enough for 2 meals and was excellent. There were different salsas to choose from. If you like burritos... this is the place to go.

Thank frugal-one
Princeton, New Jersey
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

Two fish tacos with rice, beans, nachos and salsa bar for under $7. Tacos are made with two corn tortillas each and loaded with fresh veggies. Black beans were spicy and delicious. Kids meals are a bargain too, full meal with drink for under $6. Will definitely be back!

1 Thank MotherofallMothers
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Love the fish tacos and quesadillas. Not many good mexican resturaunts in SFla. Zona is one of the very few that are good

1 Thank Anthony A
Cologne, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

A perfect dinner, not fancy for a date but certainly delicious Mexican food. My husband had quesadilla and I got a classic burrito, both tasted fantastic (even though my husband generally does not like Mexican food). We ordered additional guacamole since it is soooo great! Total including drinks came to 18 USD and it was really huge portions, great value... More 

Thank newyork1986

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-2528
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-566-1777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?