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Fondita Mexican Grill

351 W Stevenson Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9439
+1 815-324-9002
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
351 W Stevenson Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9439
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch passing through Illinois today. So glad I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. Absolutely awesome food. Huge portions and great staff. Also wonderful chips and salsa!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner with enchiladas and a taco salad. Didn't try the margaritas but saw several put there. Good chips and salsa, attentive staff. Will go again.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We visit Fondita at least once a month and they never disappoint. I love to try different things and most recently I had the Burrito Loco...shrimp, peppers and onions with a side of rice, lettuce and guacamole. Will definitely be ordering this again. Keep it...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We come here often and love their food. This last time was the only "not really so great Experience." We sat down before 3 other couples, my husband's Burrito came out first,then other peoples orders, that sat after us,and finally after 10 minutes or better,...More

Thank Micah W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to this Mexican restaurant several times. It was a recommendation after visiting nearby Starved Rock. We have returned 4 times and have been pleasantly satisfied each time. Below are the highlights of this simple, yet deliciously prepared dishes: 1. Molcajete- This dish...More

Thank 7familytravels
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and it was hands down the best Mexican food I've had. Huge portions, so plenty to take home for the next day. Great food. I had the super sized burrito with everything inside it. Sorry can't remember the name, but it...More

Thank Jules52206
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the best carnitas I've ever had and my wife really liked her tacos al carbon, but I stole her hot sauce, which was too hot for her, but I like hot stuff and thought it was great. Chips and salsa flavorful and not...More

Thank MikeHavel
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Food good, but, ten bucks for a steak burrito, (not huge) too much for my liking. Sorry, I'm spoiled, used to authentic Mexican food in Chicago for cheap.

Thank BobSatler
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We walked to this place from our hotel on the clerks recommendation. Thanks!! The food was great, service just fine and the price was reasonable.

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Always a great meal. We've tried so many different dishes and each was fantastic. Hot, fresh and delicious.

Thank Michelle D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 W Stevenson Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9439
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-324-9002
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