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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“queso fundido” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ok, say "Fonda Don Chon" three times as fast as you can! All Kidding aside, this is a real find! The food was amazing and the service was helpful! This is more of a "hole in the wall" Mom & Pop place. That isn't a...More

Thank bmarklin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I travel quote a bit, 150 nights a year, so, get my fair share of Mexican. This is one of best I've had. Homemade corn tortillas! I had molcajete supreme, omg, delicious. Has a nice kick and stayed hot in lava bowl for long time....More

Thank M P
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us. Great value for your money we opted for the unlimited buffet, great choice of food.The staff were very helpful they explained all the different food's. It's a very popular restaurant so you would need to get there early to...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I can't believe I gave this place 5 Stars when my colleagues first told me about it I saw pictures...I heard buffet...I heard line....and I couldn't think what is the appeal other than the buffet.... I ended up getting Spinach Enchiladas since I'm a Vegetarian...More

Thank MadDude
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went there for lunch and it just as good as a person could want. Their buffet has an excellent selection of well prepared and fresh foods. I am looking forward to getting to go there again.

Thank Phillip F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is the best local restaurant for Mexican food. There buffet can't be beat for the price. The place is clean and the staff is very attentive to the customers needs.

Thank MrsA5
Reviewed 23 January 2018

All you can eat at a Mexican buffet. Need I say more. There's usually a wait at lunch, but so worth the wait.

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Food and service is good, just be willing to wait at time of buffet time it gets full I recommend it highly

Thank L1687VXcarmenc
Reviewed 20 January 2018

3.5* Fonda Don Chon Mexican 618 Shoppers Lane Covina Very popular lunch buffet Good food at a reasonable price The tacos were tasty Loved my huevos divoriciados Good food service Plenty of food

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

So we decide to give this restaurant a try. We order albondigas soup. I notice the meatballs are white. I then ask the waiter "Are these meatballs?" He replies, " nope they are chicken meatballs." Oh my goodness, I try to be polite and eat...More

Thank Sonia B
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Yusef C
27 February 2017|
Response from CR8VGRAPHICS | Reviewed this property |
$13. Esta muy Rico no mas que ay mucha gente
21 July 2016|
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Response from Rene P | Reviewed this property |
of course you can... But Santa Ana is quite a long drive for a restaurant out here in West Covina.
Bob G
30 May 2016|
Response from dick93117 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. The location is just North of the 10 freeway rather than the 60 Freeway as indicated in the write-up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-4712
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