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About Us

At Fonda 12 South, we're not just about serving food; we're about crafting an unforgettable journey through the flavors and aromas of Mexico. Our menu boasts a fusion of authentic Mexican cuisine elevated with a touch of creativity, offering a tantalizing array of dishes that seamlessly blend familiar ingredients with unexpected twists.

About the Chef

Roberto Santibañez is the chef/owner of Fonda restaurants. Born in Mexico City, Chef Santibañez graduated with honors from Paris’s prestigious Le Cordon Bleu. His award-winning international career includes positions as culinary consultant, author, and teacher. His New York City Fonda restaurants showcase Santibañez’s lifelong devotion to his native cuisine. Chef Santibañez also has Fonda locations in Nashville and Tokyo, Japan, along with restaurants in Washington, DC: Mi Vida, and The Grill.

Our Menu

Embark on a culinary journey through Mexico with our menu, where traditional favorites mingle with innovative creations, promising a feast for all your senses. Whether you're craving the comforting embrace of a classic enchilada or eager to explore the bold flavors of our chef's specialties, there's something to delight every taste bud.

But our culinary adventure doesn't end with the food. Elevate your dining experience with our captivating beverage selection, where every sip tells a story of Mexico's rich cultural heritage. From handcrafted margaritas to artisanal mezcal flights, each drink is a celebration of tradition and innovation, perfectly complementing your meal.

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Private Dining

Our private dining room offers an intimate setting for gatherings of up to 40 guests. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, hosting a corporate event, or simply enjoying a night out with friends and family, our private space provides the perfect backdrop.

Planning a gathering with family, friends, or colleagues? With ample seating and a festive ambiance, our restaurant provides the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. Plus, our convenient location and flexible reservation options make planning your event a breeze.

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Hours & Location

Wednesday - Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM { Brunch 10 AM - 3 PM }

Sunday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM { Brunch 10 AM - 3 PM }

Complimentary parking in the rear of the restaurant. Look for one of our 20 spots marked Fonda. Please see host for parking validation for your vehicle dash.

2316 12 Ave S | 615 800 4899

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