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La Fortaleza
Ranked #2 of 69 Restaurants in Garfield
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: You don't have to travel to Mexico to enjoy the traditional atmosphere and Mexican cuisine at La Fortaleza! Located in Garfield, we take real pride in our authentic Mexican Gastronomy. Our dishes are prepared according to exclusive family recipes and made throughout the day with the highest quality ingredients available. From our homemade salsa and tableside guacamole made with Michoacano Avocados, Onions and Cilantro, to our thick corn tortillas for our tacos, burritos and fajitas- everything is prepared fresh to ensure the ultimate flavor. These are but a few of the efforts we make every day to bring you the real flavors of Mexico! Family and friends can join us on Friday and Saturday nights for Karaoke, and Sunday nights for Mariachi, to enjoy an unforgettable moment with us. Visit our website for more information and full menus, then let us satisfy your craving for something different tonight with our daily specials at La Fortaleza!
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Description: You don't have to travel to Mexico to enjoy the traditional atmosphere and Mexican cuisine at La Fortaleza! Located in Garfield, we take real pride in our authentic Mexican Gastronomy. Our dishes are prepared according to exclusive family recipes and made throughout the day with the highest quality ingredients available. From our homemade salsa and tableside guacamole made with Michoacano Avocados, Onions and Cilantro, to our thick corn tortillas for our tacos, burritos and fajitas- everything is prepared fresh to ensure the ultimate flavor. These are but a few of the efforts we make every day to bring you the real flavors of Mexico! Family and friends can join us on Friday and Saturday nights for Karaoke, and Sunday nights for Mariachi, to enjoy an unforgettable moment with us. Visit our website for more information and full menus, then let us satisfy your craving for something different tonight with our daily specials at La Fortaleza!
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Good food and the place so original. Love it specially the mariachis. Also I recommend the nachos and the arrachera which is so Delia cious

Thank Antonio T
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a fun atmosphere with a different feel this is the place for you. The atmosphere makes you feel as if you truly are in Mexico . The drinks are phenomenal we have been there twice thus far with one week in between we liked it so much. The place is small they do have limited parking, but the ambiance is unique. Outside there are numerous photo opportunities to make you feel as a tourist in your own home state of New Jersey. It's a must go to if you're looking for something spontaneous to enjoy.

Thank Cindy G
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Discovered this place on Trip Advisor while sitting at a hotel. Drove there, definitely a neighborhood restaurant.
I have been all over Mexico, this place is truly authentic. Actually sat at a table, not the bar. Waitress was a young lovely Mexican gal with a bit of a shy but friendly attitude.
We ordered the nachos with marinated pork and a margarita. Excellent appetizer and cocktail.
I had the shrimp burrito. It was filled with shrimp. No extra filler. Delicious entrée, with guacamole, sour cream and fresh tomatoes on the side.
Really fun discovering places like this unexpectedly. We'll be back!

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Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very small but the decoration were very cool it was very Mexican theme.The service was very good.The prices are average but the food is delicious.Also when it’s someone Birthday they celebrate super cool.

Jorvan77
Fairview-New Jersey

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is decorated with mexican memorabilia both inside and out. Loved it. We had red sangria and ordered the sampler appetizer. Delish. Dinner was served hot and fresh ingredients were used. Portions so huge you can take it home for another day. Loved the atmosphere and wait staff. Definitely one of my favorite restaurants.

Thank R B
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