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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

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235 Elbert St, Elberton, GA 30635-2101
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Athens, Georgia
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314 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here about 6 times in the last two years. Food always good delivered quickly. Service adequate, not hovering. The place appears to be an old Western Sizzlin or the like, so it is old. It is fairly clean but dated in appearance. Personnel ready to please, mostly hispanic, but they speak English well, there are sometimes miscommunications... More 

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Savannah
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Chain outlets failed to gain our attention on the way home from the mountains of Georgia when this little gem caught our eye. Immediate impression was good - clean with lovely aroma of freshly prepared Tex-Mex snagged our senses and we were greeted in a very friendly way. A request for a quieter booth away from the music was happily... More 

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Thank Gerfingerpokin
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming on and off to this place since it was in the old location, across the street. One of the best places to eat in Elberton. The food is good, service is great and the price is right. Well done guys.

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Thank Ralph P
Conyers, Georgia
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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I visit elberton regularly and haven't eaten here in about a year. The service now is much better than times past and the food has always been good. The reason for not returning for such a long time was the lack of service and it appears that problem has been solved. Not a lot of options of places to eat... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I'm going to report on what I value honestly. This is my second time coming back so that says a lot. Excellent customer service and warm family environment. Food was very good and served in a timely manner even though it was busy. Authentic. Irrespective of the alternative quality restauraunts in the area, which are limited, this is where you... More 

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Thank Tim L
Phippsburg, Maine
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83 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants- period. The food is excellent. It's a very clean restaurant and the service is way ahead of most Mexican restaurants I have visited. The chicken and beef burritos (1 of each) on the lunch menu are particularly delicious. The prices are cheap for quality food. Their salsa is very good - even... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Food about as authentic Mexican as any we have experienced in USA. Menu is extensive, if I remember correctly there are thirty one (31) lunch items and all look good. All five of us had different offerings i.e., Three Beef Enchiladas, Chili Releno, Guacamole Salad, Quesadilla, etc., all were very good, excellent quality, served with Chips and Medium Heat Salsa.... More 

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Augusta, United States
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Never a disappointment if you want good Mexican food and service . Every time we visit the service has been fast and friendly. The food is well prepared and at a good price as well.

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Thank Miriam A
Phippsburg, Maine
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83 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is a very good Tex-Mex place and the fact it is in a small, rural town makes it even better. You get top quality meals at reasonable prices and don't have to travel to a larger city. The service is great and the beer is cold. The salsa is outstanding.

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Thank Maine-e-yak_007
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

A top-notch Mexican establishment. Won't surprise those accustomed to Tex-Mex cuisine, but does everything so well that it's silly to complain. Staff is very attentive and responsive to special requests. As generic as it sounds, their cheese steak burritos dish is first rate, and the Chile Colorado is recommended as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Elbert St, Elberton, GA 30635-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Elberton

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