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La Frontera Cafe

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1250 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106-2522
+1 801-463-7770
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food here is fantastic! The menu offers a very wide variety of entrees. The food is always very tasty and the portions should satisfy any appetite.

Thank Bob B
Salt Lake City
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

We have enjoyed this restaurant in the past at this and other locations. This time all was wrong. Both meals were tasteless. The pork in my taco had the consistency and taste of plain boiled meat. The restrooms have always been dingy at best, this visit the men's room was downright filthy. I don't think we will be back anytime... More 

Thank EatDessert
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I've been going to La Frontera for over 13 years now, and although it's still pretty tasty, it's not as good as it used to be. The refried beans were lacking flavor, and the chile verde, which used to have small pieces of pork in it, just had a couple of fatty chunks instead (although the chile flavor is still... More 

Thank Elizabeth G
Salt Lake City, Utah
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I took my son here for our monthly dinner out - we were going to go to another resturant very close by but the wait was over a half an hour - so I suggested this - which he had never tried. He loved it. I alway am happy - I had the taco salad this time - which I... More 

Thank chaos_slc
Gillette, Wyoming
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

We were looking for some good Mexican food. We didn't find it. The restaurant was very blah decorated. The food was bland and not very warm. The service was ok. I hate to add, the worst part was how we felt all evening and the next day, after eating here.

1 Thank mizztina
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

La Frontera has great prices, and has been around a long time. Over they years, I find the food quality declining, and my last visit truly will be my last. The salsa looked and tasted like ketchup with chilis added. UGGGGHHH!!! Food was averaqge, too much grease and fat for my liking. Would suggest Red Iguana for better food and... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2012

If you are looking for a casual restaurant where you can get good basic Mexican food, La Frontera is it. You can always expect a lot of food, cooked well, and delivered fast to your table. Every time we go to La Frontera, we know we are going to get good, consistent food and service. Our favorites include the smothered... More 

Thank kbs01
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224 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

If you've ever watched "Restaurant Impossible" on the Food Network, Robert Irvine needs to come to this place! Last December I went to this restaurant with a friend who highly recommended it. The service was poor the food was not even cooked properly. I wrote it off as a bad night like we all have sometime. This evening 5/5/2012 in... More 

1 Thank aspd3815900
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

We ate here on Christmas Eve, 2011 and had an excellent meal. I had tamales and my boyfriend had a combo plate. The sauces and salsa were very good and the meal was reasonably priced. What really stood out for me was the service - our waiter knew his job well and made us feel like we were in a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2008

The Hood gets together and goes here about once or twice a month. Great Mexican food. There are usually 4 of us and we usually get the same thing all the time. The rice is the best ever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106-2522
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-463-7770

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