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El Fogon

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Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
0131433333094
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Fogon isn't on the beach but the food is so authentic and so tasty that taking a night off sitting beside the beach is very easy. There are so many wonderful dishes available and the setting and atmosphere add so much to the dining experience. Several of my friends who had never walked across De La Madrid Blvd to... More 

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Fogon is our "to go place" when we want to spend a special evening with good friends & great food.

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1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The waiter recommended the prime rib, so I ordered it. Tough as shoe leather and no flavor. My friend ordered the carne asada which is a flavorful thin beef, but this one had no flavor. They also kept their red wine in the refrigerator which had changed the taste. I would not recommend this place to a friend.

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Thank Karen K
Delta, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I love Mexico, when we arrived we were greeted with so much friendliness, big smiles, and yes English. Also, as soon as you are seated out comes the home made taco chips with a variety of dips and sauces that were delish and all for free. Again, I love Mexico. The food was so good, served quickly and efficiently! Love... More 

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

On this trip we've been there twice, both times excellent. Our kids came to visit and wanted them to enjoy this place. The waiters where great, they actually showed us some food as it was brought out. My son actually order the steak, and said it was the best he's had at a restaurant. My daughters loved the fajitas.

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Maumee, Ohio
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233 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were busy all day sightseeing and went to dinner late. We went here as it is close to the hotel. After arrival, I realized that I had been here 12 years before during my earlier mission trip. The restaurant is the same as I remember it. Great food and service. I had chicken Fajita and my wife had a... More 

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Thank Craig G
Rockport, Texas
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Watch out for the margaritas! Mexican plate is great. Good service, excellent food. Sadly, never went back this visit.

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Thank texasgal361
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Mexicano comical for every one. Just good food, not sexy, not over priced just good local food and drinks with very reasonable prices.

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Thank Brian D
California
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Outstanding dinner, nice ambiance, excellent service. Plan to go back.i had the delicious Mexican platter, but it is big enough to share.highly recommend it

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Thank Suz D
Abbotsford, Canada
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on Jan.12 and were very pleased with both the service and food. Been coming here for years and El Fogon is always consistent for a good quality reasonably price meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
  • Phone Number: 0131433333094

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Seattle, Washington
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?