La Fonda and Lafayette have been synonymous for years when it comes to the place to find friends and a frosty liter of margaritas. Known for traditional Mexican dishes like enchiladas, tamales and a super stuffed Chile Relleno, La Fonda is also really good at grilling.

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Photos by Kari Walker

Grilled tuna and stuffed avocado salad at La Fonda

Today’s dish of the day feature is the grilled tuna steak served a garlic herb butter. The perfect piece of Yellowfin tuna comes served with a side of potato casserole and a colorful avocado stuffed with a black bean salad. This is the perfect way to enjoy summer at La Fonda — well, and with a swirled margarita with sangria for sipping. This dish is available for lunch or dinner for $18.75.

While you’re here waiting for a table, don’t forget to enter to win a trip to a Hard Rock Hotel Resort in the Caribbean courtesy of Travel Machine and Fly Lafayette Club.

La Fonda
3809 Johnston St.

The EatLafayette campaign, which runs through Sept. 1, aims to encourage dining at locally owned establishments. To have your dish featured in INDEats as the EatLafayette Dish of the Day or Dish of the Month in IND Monthly (you must be willing to share your recipe for the monthly feature), contact Kari Walker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. find participating restaurants and info on their specials here.

For more information on local eateries, view the online INDEats Dining Guide.

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