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El Fogon

) #31 of 987 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen Mexican, Latin,
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
+52 984 803 0885
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (736 reviews)
“al pastor” (141 reviews)
“arrachera” (178 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food at the El Fogon is great tasting and very affordable! The portions are very generous! Arranchera is delicious!

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here tonight. It was a hit or miss experience as the menu is in Spanish. But the beef and chicken fajitas we recognised and ordered were superb. Great value for money too. A very informal crowd (inc. swimwear even for dinner!). Not a full...More

Thank Comet4B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had trouble with flight due to ice storm so got in really late. Was directed to this restaurant from hotel. The food is very good and it was busy at 10 o'clock at night. The prices are good and the food is prepared in front...More

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food, great price, local flavor. Wait staff was great. Margaritas are strong.... so one is more than enough.

Thank cmp36
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant and found it to have great food at good prices. The only thing was the staff do not speak great English and menu was in Mexican so had to ask what the dishes were but, hey we are in Mexico!

Thank scoot22
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great prices! Amazing food,cold beer, great service. Have been there multiple times at all the locations and every time never disappoints.

Thank metsfan7557
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is a large line outside this place when others are empty, but for good reason. The food is incredible and we'll worth the wait when busy. The bbq onions are a the best, and the fajitas are huge! Prob my favourite thing on menu...More

Thank jamesbK7640QV
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Playa for our anniversary. We left the resort at the recommendation of one of the staff and went to El Fogon. The food was absolutely incredible. The guacamole was awesome with homemade chips, fajitas were done to perfection, and...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 days ago

They give lots of food for the money. It can get crowded, but worth the wait.Great menu with good prices.

Thank cdavis4999
Reviewed 3 days ago

Usually a line for a reason. Great flavors. Efficient service. Cold drinks. Mix of gringos and locals. The al pastor dishes are great. It would be a mistake not to try the frijoles churros (a fantastic bean soup). Three tacos plus the arrachera especial is...More

Thank Dean and Linda
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello! You sent two people to come cook a dinner for my friends and I a few years ago. How can I book this again?
24 April 2017|
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Response from Cita V | Reviewed this property |
011529848030885 Found the phone number for you. Cita
Hello; Iplan to eat at yur restaurant in late febuary when we go on our vacatin, Do yu acceot american dollars or do you prefer the peso..?
6 December 2016|
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Response from mexistu | Reviewed this property |
Its not my restaurant, i just eat there a lot. They will take US and Mexican pesos but always best to pay for anything in Mexico with Pesos because they will always give you a bad exchange rate if you use Dollars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0885
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