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La Fuente Restaurant - CLOSED

217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
+1 515-233-6696
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I came here this week only to find it closed after 20 years. It's a sad time. I saw the kids of this couple grow from infants here. It was a great place to have fun and great eats. MarcyDiner tantrum scale of 5/5-never screaming...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We shared an order of fajitas. There was very little meat sizzling with the peppers and onions. The quac was good. Service was good and attentive.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I had the speedy Gonzalez which is a taco and an enchilada and retried beans. My wife had quesadilla verde. We found the meat in both to be over salted Also the chips and salsa were rather bland. No Tabasco on the table. Waiter was...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Great place to eat authentic Mexican food. Great atmosphere and service. My 10yr old loves going here to eat after she is done with competition gymnastics class. Just ate ther last night 4-12-16.

Thank ShottiesPorting76
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Long day, long drive and as the last customer of their day... The service stellar and the Carnitas plate was the best ever, melt in you mouth delicious! Thank you for making the end of my day perfect.

Thank Flyingypsy
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I read the previous reviews and came to this place. It has been around for about 20yrs in this location. Dining area was clean. Staff was friendly. The chips were a "5" on a 5-scale. The entree I noted was indeed not seasoned well, but...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Saw the photo used with this place and the refried beans with cheese just looked delicious. Decided I had to try them out because I really wanted some good rice and beans. The horrible spanish rice and refried beans at Taco Time were inedible, just…why...More

Thank Cubecritter
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My lunch chimichanga lacked flavor and texture and my husband said the same about his super burrito. I thought the guacamole might help, but that was also bland. At least I didn't have my normal garlic and onion breath when leaving a Mexican restaurant. This...More

Thank spanishpeeks
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Restaurant is grossly understaffed with qualified cooks. My sons meal included the plastic wrapper and metal crink clasp for sausage. My shrimp Tuscan arrived burnt. Yes black, crisp, and smoking. After complaining I was served a second plate that was better but my stomach is...More

Thank MadridIAtraveler
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is always a great place to eat. Fun, colorful atmosphere and the food is great. A good value for the quantity.

Thank Darla H
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-6696
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