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El Fogon

# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 206-2121
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“conch fritters” (157 reviews)
“stew” (70 reviews)
“pork steak” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed today via mobile

Awesome food and service . Easy to get a table. The food and drinks were outstanding. Definitely will be going back

Thank Rhiannon K
Reviewed today via mobile

We were told this is the place locals go to eat. The ceviche was really good. I had the belizian creole. It was yummy. Service was fast. Which is not normal for most places in Belize. Most places are on island time. Totally worth eating...More

Thank stateofgrace729
Reviewed today

Uneven service and over cooked food. I discount some of it because it was a large group, but others made the same comments that were in the group.

Thank Reciprocitytn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch and the staff was very welcoming and friendly. The food was very average. We tried their famous “stew” which amounted to four pieces of beef and two pieces of potato. We also ordered the Conch Fritters and they were...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best meals we had in Belize! The wood fire gives the food an excellent flavor. We had the mixed seafood grill, outstanding! Great service too, everyone was so nice.

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

El Fogon was recommended by quite a few people for good local food. We were not disappointed. Two of us had the shrimp creole, one had scallops and the other curry. We all enjoyed our meal. The service was good. Some interesting sinks in the...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent local food- this is how to experience authentic Belize cuisine. We had a great lunch -lots of locals there as well.

Thank dmmurphy99
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the only place we ate twice at. The second time was better than the first. great service and very reasonable prices. Have great local and international food.

Thank drjohnmd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the special with lobster, fish, conch and shrimp. Good food and plenty of it. They had WiFi if you asked. Higher price then a lot of other places in town but it was our one nice meal where we sort of dressed up. Call...More

Thank Mathurin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean restaurant but this was ne f ur least memorable experiences on the island. I was really looking forward to this place based on the reviews. I would say this place is average to below average. Much better choices on amberis caye

Thank Joe M
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Questions & Answers
d h
11 February 2018|
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Response from arivera11082 | Reviewed this property |
Most places where belizean on the menu. We always asked to be sure
23 November 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. If they have a website I'd try contacting them directly.
Larry M
4 June 2017|
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Response from ElFogon1 | Property representative |
Sorry but we only deliver within the town limits. We would be happy to organize a taxi delivery. Thanks you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 206-2121
  • E-mail
El Fogon meaning the "fire-hearth" specializes in Authentic Belizean Cuisine. Our lunch menu includes Stewed Meats, Seafood & Soups. The items on the menu are all local favorites. Dinner consists of Grilled Seafood, Shrimp in Orange and Ginger Sauce or a Mango Sauce, Seafood Creole platter, Seafood Kebabs and much more...All served with a choice of Coconut White Rice or Rice and beans cooked on the open fire. Frozen Key Lime, Coconut Cheesecake and Local Ice Cream makes up our nightly desserts.
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