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Fonda Don Chon Restaurant

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618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
+1 626-332-4712
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Kansas
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in the West Covina area on business and an acquaintance suggested Fonda Don Chon for dinner. Wow! What a great find. We were there in the early evening and there was a line, but the wait was not bad and we're seated within 25 minutes. Friendly servers, fun atmosphere and terrific food. Huge portions that could easily feed... More 

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Thank Britishcats
Covina, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have an excellent lunch buffet and they also do excellent catering. If you are going for the lunch buffet, it is better to go as early as possible because they usually have a line waiting.

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Thank Nancy K
Covina
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but I was disappointed because I was expecting great. The place was packed and the price was very reasonable. The chips and salsa was excellent. The staff was helpful and very attentive.

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Thank williamrC3455NO
Covina, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the length of the lines getting into this place, you'd expect to have your hair blown back from the quality. Not so much. it's seriously average. I'm only reviewing it because it was a suggestion from TA. I tend to only recommend places I really loved, and this is not one of them. I can't say anything bad about... More 

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Thank justshellyca
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My brother took me here on my visit from NC and OMG I'm so glad he did!!! From start to finish it was so good. It's worth the wait so if you see a line wait!! Enchiladas, salsa, queso, tacos you can't go wrong!!

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Thank Erin B
La Verne, California
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best mexican buffet in covina great qualtiy food good service shown up early or wait in long lines. pleanty of parking across the restaurant

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Thank CR8VGRAPHICS
Pomona, California, USA
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great traditional Mexican food. Always a wait on the weekend and evenings but well worth it. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Rebecca M
Covina, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try the Sunday Brunch! It is amazing and delicious! The food is outstanding and the staff is super friendly. Get their early because they do not take reservations and seat you on a first come first serve basis.

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Thank alisa_bowen
Fontana, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food is delish, and the service is top notch. I would recommend this restaurant. Authentic Mexican dishes. Their menudo is very tasty.

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Thank Ana H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice Mexican restaurant that you would feel comfortable taking the entire family to. The menu is authentic Mexican Food and has something for everyone of all ages. I had the Enchiladas Chile Verde (Chicken) and I thought that someone's Grandma was in the kitchen. They had freshly made tortilla and I found everything to be excellent.... More 

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Thank Kelly B

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Shoppers Ln, Covina, CA 91723-3536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-4712

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?