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La Fonda - CLOSED

Schneidergasse 21, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 13 10
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good54%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
10 May 2014
“If you fancy Mexican food, this is the place”
10 Jan 2014
“Superb!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Schneidergasse 21, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

I like quite a lot of things about this place, service is always friendly, food ingredients and quality is top, menu is seasonally diverse but keeping the specialities all year round... Ask for their Enchiladas Suizas and Beens soup! Exquisite. Versatile, good for casual and...More

1  Thank RodSal
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Excellent resto, very nice ambiance and very nice service! Food was great, it is a little pricey. But having said that, All restos in Switzerland are pricey!

1  Thank Vikram B
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Very good restaurant in the centre of Basilea, with high top ingredients. The mexican food is very good and the staff is very kind

Thank kyaneos
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

It is a good Mexican food restaurant. Nice and not so expensive. Good choice if you like to break the pizza and pasta alternative

Thank RicMiranda
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is the best Mexican restaurant I've come across in a long time living in Europe. It seems to have the right amount of food and the Margharitas are a very nice touch. I've been here several times and the service is usually pretty good....More

2  Thank Lucdc20
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on Saturday and was very pleasantly surprised. Good margaritas (mango and strawberry) and a tasty burrito and enchilada Will eat here again

Thank P J
Reviewed 25 July 2013

To be open, I grew up in California, US and have traveled all over the US and Mexico. So please take my comments with a grain of salt. I've been to La Fonda a number of times. The food is consistently good. The service is...More

1  Thank Stumbling_Traveller
Reviewed 11 June 2013

La Fonda offered lots of great dishes which were all authentic Mexican but were perfectly suited to the spice intolerant European palette.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 9 March 2013

To be a mexican place in Switzerland, this is a very good option. nice selection of dishes and the attention is really good. They offer other mexican beers than corona, which is good

Thank fernandola
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We were at Hasenburg on the otherside of the street. A heavy smooker at next table forced us to go somewhere else. Since we had been to Gifthuttli on the other corner the night before, my wife wanted to give a La Fonda a try...More

Thank drdw
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$46
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schneidergasse 21, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 13 10
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