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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“cocido” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting place, Had heard about this place many times and thought we would give it a try. Bright colors through out, very festive clean for the most part. The food was very good, we tried an assortment of dishes to get an idea of the...More

Thank whatdoyouwhat
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go-to place whenever we crave Mexican food, since it's only a few miles away. The food is pretty authentic according to my Mexican husband, and it's really good, affordable, and service is always great. If you plan on having a few cocktails...More

Thank grrracie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time I visited Fonda Don Chon and I loved it. The staff was professional, attentive to our needs and very pleasant. The food was excellent as was the presentation. The quantity was good and the prices were reasonable. Service was top...More

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good service is fast. My husband had the carnitas the portion was very generous. I had a carne asada from the side dish menu (perfect if watching calories)

Thank cloverlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best authentic restaurants you will go to. The food is delicious and the service is impeccable. Good food, good drinks, great mexican music. What more do you want. I'm sure you will enjoy it.

Thank jaimes718
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

grab a set outdoors & watch the world go by. We went for breakfast @ 8am when they opened. Their specialty is buffet and yes we went back for seconds. Chips & delicious salsa to start then we dug in. Soups, salads & lots of...More

Thank diverdownfbh
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Met some friends here for dinner. The place was packed so for me that means good food. Daughter and I decided to order our not so usual Mexican dishes - seafood molcajete & camarones a la diabla, and they did not disappoint. Yummy!

1  Thank eastbaycc
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must try. I've been here twice and both times the food was great. This place tends to get busy but is worth the wait. Pricing is very reasonable and you won't leave hungry... and may I suggest trying the coffee with cinnamon...More

Thank bigrich01
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lunch and dinner always busy but worth the wait. Great food ,portions are large, great taste. Great for a date or large group.

Thank tereric22
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent Mexican food served in good quantities by a friendly staff in a clean restaurant. Plan ahead...the wait can be long. Breakfast Brunch buffet is also good.

Thank wanderingwithkids
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Yusef C
Cuanto cuesta el buffet?
26 February 2017|
Response from CR8VGRAPHICS | Reviewed this property |
$13. Esta muy Rico no mas que ay mucha gente
Can I order by phone for pick up?
20 July 2016|
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Response from Rene P | Reviewed this property |
of course you can... But Santa Ana is quite a long drive for a restaurant out here in West Covina.
Bob G
What days and hours is the buffet served?
29 May 2016|
Response from dick93117 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. The location is just North of the 10 freeway rather than the 60 Freeway as indicated in the write-up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-4712
  • E-mail
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