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Fonda NBO

RR - RRRMexican, Latin,
Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 735 053829
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“churos” (3 reviews)
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Fonda NBO
1. Authentic Mexican
"This is a great place to grab some really excellent Mexican cuisine."
Han2608
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2. Festive Vibe
"open feel, vibrant colours and friendly staff"
Rishi186338
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3. Service with a Smile!
"The service is fantastic with gems of waiters"
Peter V
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This was our worst experience ever. To start with even after making a prior call on our food request it was disappointing. We were just offered 2 items, Further on making a simple complain on a mistake by the chef. The chef decided to inform...More

Thank YPTrip
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This restaurant can easily claim the title of the most authentic Mexican restaurant in Nairobi. The history on the menu states that the restaurateurs went to Mexico in search of authentic Mexican flavours to bring to Nairobi: well, mission accomplished because eating here took us...More

5  Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
Salisha C, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear Harpreet We are humbled by this extensive review of FONDA NBO. Thank you so much for taking the time to write in so much detail - the entire team really appreciates the genuine feedback. We are so glad that we are able to transport...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The main dish we had was totally uninspired, dry. The deserts: tres leches was not sponge cake, nor was it soaked in the three types of milk and cream. It was too dense to actually absorb the liquid that floated around it. The cornbread was...More

1  Thank Author254
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Author254, We are extremely sad and disappointed to hear about your experience. We at Fonda NBO, strive to exceed the expectation of each and every one of our guests. While we generally deliver an authentic and fulfilling Mexican experience, we can have moments of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit over a special occasion and the restaurant did not disappoint. It felt very warm and personal with both waiters and restaurant co-owners showing us a lot of love and attention. The food was very fresh and tasty. My 10 year old daughter...More

Thank Dream31077302690
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Dream31077302690, Thank so much for taking the time to write this review and express your appreciation. Your feedback and support helps us to keep on striving to exceed our customers expectations. We are so glad that you and your family had a wonderful experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, quick service at an excellent price. Guacamole was extraordinary and the homemade chips were great! Would come back again for sure!More

Thank nancymJ2018KK
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear NancymJ2018KK, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and writing this review. We are so glad to learn that you enjoyed our food, service and found the entire experience good value for money. Please do come back again soon to try more of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been many times in FONDA NBO as a couple (just my wife and myself), with our adult children and their spouses and with friends. We love the cuisine, the service, the design and the decor. Having lived and worked about 10 years in...More

Thank TomaszKenya
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TomaszKenya Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoy the entire authentic Mexican experience we strive so hard to provide to each one of our guests. Your appreciation means a lot...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myfirst time in a mexican restaurant and the experience was nothing short of amazing.The staff there are very friendly.The ambience too...i will be back for the margaritas.More

Thank wambui54
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Wambui54, So glad that we could make your first visit to a Mexican restaurant an amazing one! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and do come back soon. There's definitely a margarita at our bar thinking about you.......More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic Mexican restaurant that does not miss a beat. Visited with a bunch of guys from the US and probably tried 1/2 the menu and nothing disappointed. Mexican food as good as any I have had anywhere (including North America). Highly recommended.More

Thank MarkC3309
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MarkC3309, We are beyond pleased to hear that you really enjoyed the authentic Mexican experience at Fonda NBO and found our food up to the mark. Thank you for recommending us and for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate it....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally made it to Fonda ! And definitely wasn’t disappointed. Amazing fresh food, authentic Mexican and great service. Well done guys.... oh and the hot habanero sauce ...👌🏽👌🏽...and amazing coffee !More

Thank Kamlee S
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kamlee S, We really appreciate the time and effort it takes our guests to provide us with feedback so thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are also so happy to hear that you enjoyed the authentic experience we aim...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem tucked away in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi. Authentic Mexican taste and Mexican feel. From the music to the fine detail in the decor. The food itself is amazing and service is on point. Enjoyed dinner with my girlfriend and...More

Thank Abner N
SalishaC1, Owner at Fonda NBO, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Abner N Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate your kind words and are extremely pleased to hear that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your meal at Fonda NBO. We hope to welcome you both back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru Road | Unit 320, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 735 053829
  • E-mail
Description
Fonda NBO serves authentic mexican soul food made from the finest of locally-sourced organic ingredients. Wholesome, authentic and intensely flavourful dishes and drinks served in traditional pottery and glassware will titillate all your senses. The warm comfortable, rustic family environment, reminiscent of both today's and yesterday's Mexico. Bienvenidos - Karibu!
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