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La Fuente

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101 Oak St, Soledad, CA 93960-3039
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
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210 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun place with friendly service and great food. Try the shrimp tostada for sure. The salsas were fresh and tasty, too. The service was a little slow, but I'm guessing that's not typical. It's easy to get here off of 101

Thank Mike95128
Ukiah, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food I had in ages. Food took awhile but it was worth the wait. Food is fresh and authentic. It's decorated nicely with lovely pictures and pottery. I just loved it.

Thank fitherapy
San Francisco, California
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Traveling south on Highway 101, we stopped at La Fuente for lunch. It is a cute little place conveniently just off the highway. As other reviewers have stated, service is very slow but friendly. It took us an hour but we had the time and we were rewarded with a delicious lunch. I had the Shrimp Tostada which was loaded... More 

Thank PPP68
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on our trip to Pinnacles and really enjoyed it. It's a cute place with lots of character. Really pretty small so it feels cosy and friendly. We had chili verde, sopes, and enchiladas. All the food was very good. The chili verde was a standout. Very generous portions. The chips and salsa were good too. One... More 

1 Thank Ivy G
Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We visited this restaurant at the suggestion of the Inn at Pinnacles staff. We enjoyed talking with the staff / owner (very friendly and hospitable). Authentic Mexican home-cooked food. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

1 Thank BRosswog
Sandia Park, NM
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We came here on the recommendation of the Super 8 clerk. We quickly realized that the small staff was overwhelmed by the almost full restaurant. Orders were mixed up, chips and salsa served out of sequence. People who showed up after us were being served before us. We got a bit frustrated. The staff was apologetic after we complained gently.... More 

1 Thank Jim R
Berlin, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We walked in at 8:05PM not realizing they closed at 8PM (on a Sunday). She still allowed us to come in and order dinner. We all ordered super enchiladas and I really enjoyed mine. My fellow diners thought it was average. Average prices, but I was sad that rice and beans and such were not included with the entrees.

Thank belteramanda
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133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Recommended by motel manager. Very spicy salsa & chile colorado. Greasy tostada but lots of fresh lettuce, tomato, cheese & guacamole. Interesting Mexican folk decor and old photos.

Thank Kathy984
Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We found this restaurant through Trip Advisor and what a treat it was. They serve some of the best Mexican food I gave had in years. The service was excellent and the decor is just downright fun. This is a delightful place to enjoy a good meal and relax.

Thank LMCinLA
Level Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Food was average to good. Long wait for a simple burrito. Nicely decorated inside. Salsas both were quite spicy. Food was fairly priced.

Thank Catmama15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Oak St, Soledad, CA 93960-3039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Soledad
Telephone #: 831-678-3130

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