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“Great atmosphere and food, but always crowded.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Las Fuentes Mexican Food

Las Fuentes Mexican Food
Ranked #553 of 9,669 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
Los Angeles, California
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424 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and food, but always crowded.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

This is one of my favorite little restaurants, but expect crowds on weekends and in the evenings. The best time to visit is Monday through Thursday before 4pm. Otherwise, you will be searching for a table like an eagle looking for its prey. It seriously gets that busy. Since it is a seat yourself place, this can be a challenge during peak hours. The food is served in generous portions and great for the price. It also tastes really good. I love the Mexican decor that is throughout this place...overall, highly recommend!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Thousand Oaks, CA
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“NEVER BEEN DISAPPOINTED in 20 years of eating here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

This restaurant is the only Mexican place to eat in the valley. The food is fantastic! I bring friends and co workers here all the time and they all love it. They do not have a full bar and it is order at the counter and wait for your food, but it is sooo worth it! Oh, by the way, have fun looking for a parking spot, but once again, Totally WORTH it!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sumarielu
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Los Angeles
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246 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Simply the best Mexican food in a city with the best Mexican food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2011

Been going there for over 30 years even though it's a 45 minute drive. The food is fresh, perfectly seasoned and very high quality. No your typical sloppy Mexican fare. Always crowded and for good reason.

Try the al pastor tacos, the carnitas, the chicken soup (the best anywhere) and the flan.

Never been isappointed!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Foosh9
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Northridge
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“We love this place! There is always a line of customers.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

For healthy and great tasting mexican food, Las Fuentes is the best in the Valley. We have been going here for years. Finding a seat can be a challenge, so bringing a "table finder" friend is a must. The salsa is really good.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AlHernandez1215
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Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“BUSY, BUSY, BUSY”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2011

You walk in, look at a menu on the wall, decide what you and your party are going to order, then walk up to the register to place and pay for your order. You are then given your number and seat yourself. Wait till your number is called...not to long of a wait...then you pick your food.
Food is very good and so are the portions. People there are very friendly, lots of regulars. Would return again. We ordered burritos (very big), two soft tacos (good portion of meat), and two soft drinks for about $30.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Adriana C
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