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LA Frontera Cafe

1434 S 700 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1604
+1 801-974-0172
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
13 Jun 2016
“Not what it used to be!”
24 Mar 2016
“Terrible service, poor food”
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10:00 - 22:00 Hours
1434 S 700 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1604
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have been going to this location over 20 years. It has gone from the best to very poor to say the least. It is run down and the size of the meals have grown increasingly smaller. Your best bet is to go to the...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Beardog2011
Reviewed 24 March 2016

From the young woman who seated us to the waitress and cashier - all were very disinterested in our business; the waitress was down right rude. My husband's order was wrong which was corrected with a long wait and not compensation. The food was really...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank ncbp70
Reviewed 9 May 2015

it was really nice and clean ...short staff slow bringing my food and drinks.. but the price is right the staff is really nice..

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank yancarlo a
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We made this a lunch stop during the course of a busy day. The service was okay. Not great but not bad. The food was delivered fairly promptly after ordering. The presentation was very good. Taste and quantity was great. It is a place that...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Ken N
Reviewed 7 August 2013

I have always loved this location. It's kind of a dive, but the food was worth it. Just after getting our meal, my daughter had to use the restroom. When she went to wash her hands there was NO water. No hot. No cold. Nothing....More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank smartteacher11
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Get everything smothered. It is the best thing about this place. Also the salsa and cheese enchiladas are very good. 10/10, would dine again

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank SickPuppi
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I was getting my oil changed near-by and decided to give La Frontera a try as I'd never been before. After waiting a while to be seated I sat down, and was given the menu. I was brought out some chips and salsa. The salsa...More

23  Thank the1c
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I love Mexican food, and I eat it often when traveling. This is hands down the best Mexican food ever. I go out of my way to eat here. I was back in Salt Lake recently and we ate there twice. Most amazing food! The...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank mytwobits
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Simply the best...and I'm not lying when I say they have the best Dr.Pepper in the state. I crave their soda.

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank Housewarmer
Reviewed 15 February 2008

Okay, while I'll admit that La Frontera is a greasy spoon, I also must admit that their bean & cheese burritos, smothered with Chili Verde is something I must have at least a few times a year. It's their signature dish & is delicious! Their...More

Thank halehuber
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1434 S 700 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-974-0172
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