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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, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
+52 646 174 0155
07:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 07:00 - 23:00
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Manteca, California
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank rgbeard
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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 

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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Kathy D
Irvine, California
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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 

Thank JamesF920
Calgary, AB, Canada
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We had a great experience dining here! The service was perfect, the quality was impressive, and the price was reasonable. We loved the Molcajete Mixto, which we shared as our main course. The starter of complimentary chips and salsa featured a really great salsa verde (we had two orders of it, although we didn't need to because the main course... More 

Thank CalgaryAlphan
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stopped in for breakfast and the service was ok they were a little busy, food was good I had the huevos rancheros they make their tortillas right in front of Restaraunt , outdoor seating is a plus on nice day and they are centrally located. Definitely will be back here on my next visit.

Thank Marleybear1
groot ammers
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

It took 30 min to get an omelet, and when I got it it was full of cheese when I spacificly said in both English and Spanish I'm allergic too. And the pinapple juice I ordered never reached the table !

Thank Yariv B
Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The place is cute and a great people watching spot, but the chili relleno was just average. Make sure you get a drink before you eat the chips & salsa....super hot!!

Thank Sarah P
loreto, baja
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I love Ensenada for the people, the location/lay-out, and their energy level & because they have one of the best bars in the world: Hussongs. However being a foodie, I had never found the right restaurant until 2014 (it has taken me over years to do so), when I found El Meson De Don Fernando, on the main street for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
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
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos # 914 | Between Alvarado St. Y Blancarte St, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 174 0155
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?