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Amanda's Fonda

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
+1 719-266-6680
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I were up north looking for military ball gowns and needed lunch. We kinda had our minds made up on another place but saw Amandas and said what the hell, lets give it a shot. Absolutely glad we did, because the food was great. Quickly seated, quickly attended too with chips and delicious salsa quickly after. As Texans... More 

Thank Jr1685
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I were recently visiting the CO Springs area and stayed in a hotel near Amanda's. We saw it was within walking distance and decided to try it. We were not disappointed. The food was delicious, the drinks were great and the staff was SUPER friendly. Our overall visit was fantastic and we would definitely visit again. We... More 

Thank Christi T
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant. Taco salad was way above the norm with mixed greens instead of iceberg. The grilled shrimp taco with onions and bacon were also a hit. Great stop.

Thank Caronltaylor
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Two local couples dined at Amanda's Fonda for dinner on a Monday night. Service was okay, but not great. The chips and salsa are excellent! So tasty, I could have made a meal of that alone. The two ladies in the group both ordered the California carnitas burrito, probably so names because it had three slices of avocado on top,... More 

Thank Janet S
Hollywood, Florida
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Recommended by our hotel--great food & great margaritas :) Service was excellent. Delicious steak tacos---I couldn't eat it all !

Thank MercyCope
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Quiet night but being on business just wanted something good within walking distance. Nice folks and food was good. Would go there again.

Thank Steven R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

On a whim, decided to give Amanda's Fonda a try based on recommendations from friends. The variety of options was greater than most restaurants of its type. The service and taste was good, but not our first choice in Colorado Springs for great Mexican food.

Thank ShotDoctor23
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife were on vacation last week and had dinner here. We both had the seafood enchilada dinner with a Margarita. It was so good we went back the next day for lunch and both had the stuffed shrimp and another Margarita. We are from Texas and thought we had some of the best Mexican food in the... More 

Thank tmkbdd
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

After ordering - on a weekday lunch - it took over 20 minutes to get our food. We were seated on the patio---the only ones out there -- and had to walk back to the bar to pay our bill.

Thank Harvey L
Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you are in Manitou Springs and have the taste for Mexican this place should do. It is decent food and very good size portions. The service and atmosphere are very good. No complaints at all. Its just not 'Great'.

Thank tahitisteve

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-266-6680

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