Fodor's Expert Review La Fonda

$ Xalapa Eclectic

The entrance to this second-floor restaurant is hidden on a small pedestrian walkway off Calle Enríquez, a block from Parque Juárez. Bright streamers, baskets of paper flowers, and paintings enliven the little cluster of dining rooms. Breakfast starts at 8 am, and includes delicious Mexican dishes like mole and chilaquiles, toasted tortillas in a spicy sauce. Lunch features hearty northern Veracruz fare. Delicious nopales (cactus strips) and chipotle chilies are essential elements of almost every dish. The three-course lunch special costs between $3 and $5—such a deal. You can stop by for an early dinner, but the restaurant closes at 5:30.

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Quick Facts

Callejón del Diamante 1
Xalapa, Veracruz  91000, Mexico

228-818–7282

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No credit cards, Closed Sun. No dinner.

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