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1501 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2130
+1 510-559-9006
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (11 reviews)
“duck tacos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1501 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this place as a safe place to take your in-laws, but also a fun place to go for drinks or dinner with friends. The menu is approachable but not boring, and the drinks are good. I wish they did have some more 'lunch'...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food wasn't stellar but it was okay. What stood out was the service. Waiter Luis was by our side whenever we needed something, very knowledgeable about both the food and the drink menu. We had the La Passion cocktail, with vodka and passion fruit...More

Thank dreadpig
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Dinner for 2 with 9 oysters, a cocktail, a beer and a shared dessert came to $150 after tip. I thought that was very overpriced for what they offer. The food was good, but certainly not great. For pretty much the same price, we could...More

Thank sarabseth
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fonda's is a cute little cozy spot, they serve small plate size dishes. The food is amazing, the drinks are excellent. The only issue I had was if you were waiting you could not order anything from the bar. They said is was not a...More

Thank marlon629
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife and I had heard about Fonda from a Japanese friend who enjoyed the restaurant a great deal. We have a several page long list of restaurants that we want to try, and although we dine out at least once a week, it took...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This restaurant is just at the end of our block, the margaritas are great, the lamb chops are always excellent. The salads, tapas, etc, are all good

Thank gabiandhenry
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great place to just relax have some drinks and try their variety of food.Great friendly staff.Not very big.Prices are not high.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Got reservation for six, and sat upstairs (slightly less noisy). Quick attention from wait staff, interesting drinks and starters. Good variety of "Latin" dishes, many of them tapas style, good sea foods, ceviche, tuna, some spicy, many novel.

Thank NGraburn
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A fantastic casual but chic place for her friendly outings, and couples too. Delicious guacamole and chips, margaritas, and wonderful warm chocolate cake for dessert. Outdoor seating with heaters available, plus a snug loft upstairs takes care of overflow.

Thank Romy D
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Most of their cocktails are delicious and their tapa style dishes are great. While we like to try different dishes, we always order skirt steak with fried onions. I like their salads, quinoa dish, and practically everything else. It is always fun to go there....More

Thank kimsusun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:30 PM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-559-9006
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