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“Excellent food, wonderful owner”

La Fonda de San Mateo
Ranked #101 of 449 Restaurants in San Mateo
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Owner greeted us, had a wonderful sense of humor. She advised us on menu selections based on how hungry we were. She also brought out free birthday desserts since two of us were celebrating birthdays. Beef in beef fajitas were great. Veggies too. Ample portions. Salsa & chips were wonderful. Our group went through two bowls. Nice atmosphere with fireplace, stained glass windows. Free parking in back lot if you do not want to park on El Camino Real.

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1  Thank LH L
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I have been going here for years for lunch, we tried it for dinner and wasn't disappointed. Very fresh hot Mexican food that tasted great. We had the Sizzling Salad and the Verde Enchilada which were delicious. Both game served with rice and beans.
Food was fresh and did not taste like it had been on a steam table. Reasonably priced with drinks less than $30.00 Friendly and attentive service.. We will definitely be back.

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1  Thank Timothy G
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Family owned restaurant that has been here for years. Very nice food, nice fire lighting when we dined and nice decor. Family style food in family style restaurant. Met with the lady of the husband/wife team who run it. Very nice lady, great sense of humor. Small car park at the rear of restaurant.

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1  Thank 446gerards
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've been going to La Fonda since opened Years ago.......Wonderful food friendly family run restaurant.....I'vecelebrate birthdays there and met up with friends I haven't seen in awhile....I gie this place 5 plus stars.

1  Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Warm, friendly, happy atmosphere. Good service, good food. Great place to spend and evening chatting and eating.

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