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La Fonda del Recuerdo

Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here based on some of the positive reviews. First, staff super nice. However, no one spoke English, nor did they have an English menu to order from. That created the biggest challenge of not knowing what we wanted to order. We eventually just...More

Thank ranran70
Reviewed 10 September 2017

By the time we found La Fonda, we had sent several days eating around Mexico City. This hidden gem is situated within a local neighborhood, a short walk from one of primary business districts. In fact, we were a little concerned we might be going...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Corte de Guachinango (snapper) with adobo Veracruzan, on a bed a sweet plantain, and zucchini flowers filled with refried black beans was amazing. So we're other fish specials.

Thank Alan2069
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Una buena opción para comer platillos mexicanos , específicamente de la región de Veracruz. A real good option if you want to taste good dishes from Veracruz. Do not leave with out trying the Torito de Mamey a very good beverage!!!!

Thank David P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our taxi driver recommended this restaurant and we were very pleased. SO much food! It was one dish after another kept coming, and that was before our entrée. My son had enchiladas that were to die for! I had coconut shrimp (I heard they specialized...More

Thank Katzana
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were there with 10 friends celebrating a birthday of one of our group. Great food, music and drinks. We had a lot fun, it was a nice evening.

Thank Eric E
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Always a good choice for price and quality. Over 25 years I have brought my tourists here and always people like food. Music and folklore ballet. But food is the question. I WOULD SAY MEXICANS EAT TRADITIONAL REGIONAL FOOD HERE. Many new over rated places...More

Thank César P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I lived in Mexico City on two occasions twenty years apart, and La Fonda del Recuuerdo was one of the consistent in my life. It was always a pleasure to eat there. The food is very good, and is typical of Veracruz, which is a...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A nice place for a family or even a business casual lunch or dinner, with a large choice of good quality sea food and very traditional Mexican dishes. I had escamoles (ant eggs) and huachinango filled with sea fruits while we enjoyed Veracruz-style music: great...More

1  Thank Europeantraveller12
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Eating, drinking (toritos). eating, drinking (toritos), music by jarochos. More eating, a lot more drinking (starting experimenting peanut, guayaba, guanabana, mango, pine toritos). You'll never know how you got home, if ever.

1  Thank quatra1001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 81127476
  • E-mail
Mexican restaurant inspired in the cuisine of the state of Veracruz. Live music and a weekly show with the most famous songs and dances in Mexico. Ideal for large groups and to finish a long working-day or traveling day.
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