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LA Frontera Cafe

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1434 S 700 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1604
+1 801-974-0172
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have been going to this location over 20 years. It has gone from the best to very poor to say the least. It is run down and the size of the meals have grown increasingly smaller. Your best bet is to go to the 400 South location. It is still what La Frontera is known for. Good service, large... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

From the young woman who seated us to the waitress and cashier - all were very disinterested in our business; the waitress was down right rude. My husband's order was wrong which was corrected with a long wait and not compensation. The food was really poor in taste and appearance. My friend and I order d the same menu item,... More 

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Thank ncbp70
Tulsa, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

it was really nice and clean ...short staff slow bringing my food and drinks.. but the price is right the staff is really nice..

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Texarkana, Texas
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

We made this a lunch stop during the course of a busy day. The service was okay. Not great but not bad. The food was delivered fairly promptly after ordering. The presentation was very good. Taste and quantity was great. It is a place that I would go to again. Not sure about any of the other dishes but all... More 

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Thank Ken N
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

I have always loved this location. It's kind of a dive, but the food was worth it. Just after getting our meal, my daughter had to use the restroom. When she went to wash her hands there was NO water. No hot. No cold. Nothing. I ventured into the men's room to see if we could wash there. Same thing.... More 

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Thank smartteacher11
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Get everything smothered. It is the best thing about this place. Also the salsa and cheese enchiladas are very good. 10/10, would dine again

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Thank SickPuppi
Provo, Utah, United States
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93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012 via mobile

I was getting my oil changed near-by and decided to give La Frontera a try as I'd never been before. After waiting a while to be seated I sat down, and was given the menu. I was brought out some chips and salsa. The salsa was below average, not freshly made, and definitely not the flavorful delight that normally accompanies... More 

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Washington
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

I love Mexican food, and I eat it often when traveling. This is hands down the best Mexican food ever. I go out of my way to eat here. I was back in Salt Lake recently and we ate there twice. Most amazing food! The atmosphere is simple, the service very personable. The chips and salsa are delicious and fresh.... More 

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Thank mytwobits
Holladay
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Simply the best...and I'm not lying when I say they have the best Dr.Pepper in the state. I crave their soda.

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Thank Housewarmer
Salt Lake City, UT
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2008

Okay, while I'll admit that La Frontera is a greasy spoon, I also must admit that their bean & cheese burritos, smothered with Chili Verde is something I must have at least a few times a year. It's their signature dish & is delicious! Their nachos & salsa are also great. The prices couldn't be better & the service is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1434 S 700 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-974-0172

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