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Fonda de la Tia Chona

110 Calle Nogal barrio del calvario | Centro Historico, Durango, Mexico
+52 618 811 7748
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chilli” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
110 Calle Nogal barrio del calvario | Centro Historico, Durango, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in what I think was a home & is decorated with many interesting items. The wait-staff is professional, the service good and the food well prepared. The menu variety is somewhat limited but there are enough choices to please most everyone....More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This place is considered to be one of the more expensive restaurants in Durango. We order two meals and a couple beers and I think the tab was $40 US dollars. I thought it was reasonable and it has a very interesting candle display that...More

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We visited this restaurant on Trip Advisors review. Stood inside the restaurant for a few minutes and saw very few eating. There was someone ahead of us waiting. No host. A waiter acknowledged us. More people arrived and we stood there. Also the restaurant was...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The place is beautiful, the service is very good ,the food is awesomly delicious & the owner is a delightful nice person. I personally love "chonitas" & "tostadas" especially of beef ;there are options for vegetarians: mushrooms,pepper... if it's your first time you could have...More

Thank Yousra N
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My wife and a couple of friends recently helped me celebrate my birthday at this wonderful restaurant, Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner who showed us to our table and introduced us to the menu of traditional Mexican dishes. He spoke fairly good...More

Thank Jerry_BMWZ4
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Beautiful typical trendy Mexican restaurant. Traditional delicios food and best of all? Life Studiantina music! Group of 6 talented folklore muscians and singers that sing, play and dance between tables for your amusement and fun!

Thank ANA H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This restaurant has a very high rating???? On a Thursday evening at about 7:30PM we went to dinner here. We tried two different taxis. Neither one knew where the restaurant was. We finally asked a policeman where it is. Even though it was only four...More

Thank willard h
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

You can walk from the Cathedral to the Fonda, while enjoying all the beautiful Colonial and 19th century buildings. And when you arrive, you see an old house very beautifully decorated. The menu is very complete and diverse. The best to order are Chiles en...More

Thank Ricardo F
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I highly recommend the beef empanadas and the pork tacos. The empanadas are like small gorditas -- they are the specialty of the place. Everything was done up nicely for the upcoming day of the dead. The desserts are excellent as well.

Thank David H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by every local we asked for advice, so our expectations were high. We arrived at night without a reservation and they kindly found us a table. We were a party of five. A waiter took our drinks order and left....More

Thank easpc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Calle Nogal barrio del calvario | Centro Historico, Durango, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Durango  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +52 618 811 7748
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