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Amanda's Fonda

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
+1 719-266-6680
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Mexican, Southwestern
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8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Retirement Party for 85. Plenty of food. Plenty of margaritas. Waitstaff omnipresent. Manager exchanged days off to oversee event. $500 well spent.

Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here a couple nights ago. We were able to sit outside and watch the sun go down over the mountains. The dinner was just fantastic. The service was only so so but wouldn't keep me from returning next time we're in...More

Thank Doug L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Good food and famous margaritas. Lots of flies and expensive for what you get. Waiter was very uninterested in taking our order and not attentive.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great service. Friendly and attentive wait staff and a decent house margarita... Easy access from I25 and N Academy Blvd.

Thank rt50484
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We stopped in here for a quick lunch. No one showed up to seat us so we sat at the bar where we finally got served. The food was average. I had a grilled chicken sandwich which was okay only the chicken looked like it...More

Thank TallTraveler2013
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Walked in to a horrible smell, but continued in after several people had said how good it was. The Margaritas were good, have to admit, (that's why I gave 2 stars) but the food was terrible! Food was lukewarm, not fresh and Taco Bell probably...More

Thank Debra A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Our family was delighted to find this place last week while in Colorado Springs. It's set right along a creek and was a delightful place to relax and sip our margaritas after a day exploring. The chips were warm and the salsa delicious, as were...More

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amanda's (Fonda) Cantina If a half dot was option I'd would gracious giving it that. Our first visit I wanted to order the "Seafood" enchiladas which stated on the menu "shrimp, scallops and "crab". When I inquired if the crab was "real" the waitress had...More

1  Thank P Anthony M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was a nice find near our hotel on a late night when most other restaurants were closed. The rice had great flavor and wasn't sticky like the rice from some places is. I can't remember now what I ordered, but I was impressed overall...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Overall I thought the food was really good. The service was great. Our server was fast and efficient while not being a pest. Loved the chips and salsa. First place I have ever been where there was enough salsa to please the entire table. I...More

Thank Richardlbailey
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Response from A7307MWmarkf | Reviewed this property |
that's the hostess when you come in the door. She will have that information
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8050 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-266-6680
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