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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%
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“conch fritters” (165 reviews)
“stews” (90 reviews)
11:00 - 21:00All 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 yesterday

We had gibnut $35 (with the quality and taste, they better rob a bank) as the traditional Belizean dish last night, the meat was way too ...SALTY and the meat was way to HARD which should be soft and tender compared to other restaurants, it...More

Thank kiwichocolate99
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While on vacation for two weeks in Ambergis Caye we came to El Fogon numerous times. Our favorite dish was the chicken salbutes! Another diner and local turned us on to this dish and we couldn't get enough! Our friends caught several fish on their...More

Thank rosestearns
Reviewed yesterday

They have authentic Belizean cuisine that represents the Island and it's various cultures. They have a lunch menu and daily specials. We had the mixed ceviche with lobster, fish, and shrimp. It was more than enough for the two of us. We should have had...More

Thank doctorjohn716
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Close to the airport and very reasonable prices. This was the best meal I are on the island. Not a great view but the food is well worth the visit.

Thank GyroPelican
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here! I had the beef stew and my husband had the lobster creole. We felt like we really got a taste of true Belizean food!

Thank S739MEcatheriner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for authentic Belizian food after a day of fun in the sun...and we found it at El Fogon! From the moment we walked up to the entrance, to the time we left - the entire staff was attentive, friendly, and thoughtful. The...More

Thank Trip_Monkey23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch , ordering the recommended specials- gibnut( or royal rat) which tastes quite like short ribs. As well as pigtail stew and salbucas - might have that spelled wrong. All delicious. Service was outstanding. Ate outside, nice breeze and a fan. As...More

Thank elizabeth k
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 10 and every single one of us loved our dish we ordered! Great drinks and specials, located in town.

Thank klhaberle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was very good (shrimp ceviches, fish kabobs and lobster creole) made with fresh ingredients and the right level of spice. Scott, our waiter, is the grandson of the founder and filled us in on the history. Could have used a bit more of...More

Thank jeff_strobel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great authentic Belizean food, beautiful atmosphere and a wonderful staff, we come her several times during our visit, it's the best in San Pedro

Thank Lorrie F
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Questions & Answers
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!
23 July 2015|
Response from Shannon M | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday opened 11a -9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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