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La Fonda Latina

Virginia Highland
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923 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
+1 404-607-0665
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cuban was good not great. The waiter didn't know the difference between a Cuban and a Medianoche.

Thank Erin C
Albany, Georgia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is the real deal when it comes to Latin food. Everything is authentic & made from scratch. The paella was the best I've ever had. We go there whenever we are in the area.

Thank Allison B
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is great! I have so far had the Steak Tacos and Salmon Tacos. The steak is tender and the taco and ingredients are always fresh. The lunch menu items do not take long to be brought out. I recently had the salmon tacos. They were great! I highly recommend eating here.

Thank Armond B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious everything! Amazingly fresh salsa and perfect cheese dip. Huge, shareable portions. Nice outdoor seating!

Thank Rebekah G
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I expected the place to be Cuban as it has Cuban dishes but it's a mix of Spanish, Cuban and Mexican. The food tastes good but it's not as good as it could be. Perhaps if they stuck to either Cuban or Mexican it may be better. Overall one should try it to see if it suites your pallets. I... More 

Thank Claudia L
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I've always passed this spot but never tried it till recently and I'm glad I did. I was surprised to see that it was actually a Cuban restaurant versus the typical tex-mex. I ordered fish tacos with salmon, yum! Best fish tacos I've had in a while, they give you two but they are very hearty. My husband had Arroz... More 

Thank RRT1983
The World
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173 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Their Paella is amazing! I can't even remember when my first visit was all I know is that I have been back several times over since then. The paella I mentioned comes in a cast iron skillet keeping it warm. I love rice! And this dish is amazingly great.My last visit was ruined by some loud talker on a cell... More 

Thank Miicha04
Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I love La Fonda.. Been to 3 of 5 and they are all the same. Salsa and Margaritas are the best ever (literally). The food is really good and priced fair. Tacos are the go to... I get the 3 take one home for later. I tthink it's one of the best places in Atlanta for Mexican, my wife lives... More 

Thank MCG1238
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I have been frequenting this place since I moved to Atlanta in 97'. Its inexpensive and the food is consistenly good. Its also very nice to your pockets. My favs are the fish tacos and seafood paella. Oh and the mango margarita on the rocks!

Thank Songhay P
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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A local friend brought us here for burritos and we were not disappointed. I got a shrimp burrito and it was perfect. The salsa was way better than typical Mexian restaurant salsa (nice and chunky) and everything comes with rice and black beans! Our service was excellent as wel.

Thank Rebekah T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Latin, Mexican, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Virginia Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Virginia Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 404-607-0665

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?