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La Fonda

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
+1 505-746-9411
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
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Artesia, New Mexico
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165 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local I've eaten here for many years. The guacamole is the best in the area, I sometimes just order that with the great chips and salsa to go. Not good for my waist line, but good for my soul. Recently they have obtained a beer and wine permit. While not extensive, the list contains some nice choices and... More 

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Thank NMandBeyond
Vienna
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392 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My choice was to give the Pecos Diamond Steak House a try. But I was not able not find online info on opening hours upfront. At the front desk we were told, they were not open on Sunday. We asked were to dine instead and were recommended to the La Fonda. The restaurant is huge and colorful. I don’t know... More 

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Belen, New Mexico
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ordered a senior chicken fried steak meal. Plate had a small steak from a restaurant supply chain with some thin gravy on it. One small ice cream scoop of plain mashed potatoe and no gravy. That was it for $ 8.50.... I hate to leave such a negative review but this meal was pathetic.

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Thank hadley3714
Artesia, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place has the best Chili Relleno, The are fried in a tempura batter and stuffed with cheese. I am 50+ years old and I have traveled allover the Southwest and these are the best. There iced tea is also the best in town.

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Thank Fracman99
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent food, family atmosphere, great decor, the very best sopapillas ever. Highly recommend the resturant

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My Husband & I have been eating at the La Fonda for many years . We Love their food , we go over 60 miles to eat there- a least 2 times a month . The service for us has always been great and very friendly .

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Thank connielmeeks
Okeechobee, Florida
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We shared a chicken fajita dinner as we had had a huge lunch. More than enough for 2 people and excellent. For dessert we had sopapillas with honey. Only $0.25 each!!!!!!! And super delicious! Our waitress was lovely, attentive and friendly. The restaurant was decorated with colorful Mexican pottery and very clean. We had a very nice relaxed dinner across... More 

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Thank Ken_Wanda1998
Guthrie, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were there on Friday evening we loved the food don't know if it was authentic but my hubby and thought it was very good I loved the enchiladas I had beef and chicken with cheese sauce. I would eat here again if we get back to this area.

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Thank hlwestover
Nashville, Tennessee
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Visited La Fonda on a Sunday night (about the only place open). After reading the reviews I was a bit of a skeptic. I was rather surprised. The decor was dated- very 70's looking and they bring food and drinks out on a little cart. But the place appeared to be clean. The service was good. More importantly the food... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Great surprise in the middle of a long day. The specials Loco Burrito was delicious & huge enough for two meals. My hubby got tacos & loved them too. Great service too!

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Thank Jo K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210-2132
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: +1 505-746-9411

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