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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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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our 1st visit to Belize and we had fantastic food everywhere. El Fogon was the best meal we ate all week. I had the citrus garlic shrimp and my husband had the lobster curry. He is still talking about that 2 weeks later....More

Thank dkcap
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All I can say is that this is my fave of all restaurants in San Pedro. You can take Elvi’s and Caramba tourist trap restaurants if you want to but if you want great food at a great price go to El Fagon. They cook...More

Thank Mitch B
Reviewed yesterday

We got lucky and got one of the last lobster tails at the end of the season. Huge lobster tail, grilled -- very good flavor. Salbutes were excellent. A good place to get local flavors and not the tourist stuff that is mostly on the...More

Thank OttoFC71
Reviewed yesterday

Although I had my doubts about the location of this restaurant, the food was excellent. I had lobster as it was the last few days of the season and it was delicious. The service was prompt and welcoming. Would definitely recommend coming here if you...More

Thank Lori K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Read the good reviews on TripAdvisor and so my fiancée and I decided to book a dinner with my parents and brother for our last night in San Pedro. Walked in around 2pm and made reservations for dinner the same night at 7pm. Showed up...More

Thank mjm509-dc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here was the best we had on the island. Everything is very fresh and definitely showcases the islands unique cuisine. If you’re there during lobster season don’t miss out. Try as many things on the menu as you can. The servers are friendly...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Favorite restaurant on AC!! Food was delicious! The chicken salbutes were amazing. The rice was so good!

Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just finished off a great meal. I got the grilled lobster tail. It was a full lobster tail cut in half and so tender it fell out of its shell. Always a treat to eat here. Staff very friendly and helpful. Don't miss this place.

Thank Sammy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the seafood curry special with some fish, shrimp, lobster, and crab in it. We shared one dinner and had 4 drinks. 50.00... These are New York prices. The service was aloof and the food was good if a little salty. We went looking...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Two thumbs-up! Not fine dining, but food was great and service was good. I has seafood tacos and hubby had vegetable curry. Both were delicious and flavorful. I like the way they made my Pina Colada, too. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank wottarrys
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d h
11 February 2018|
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Response from BetsyMig | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember.
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eobunk
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.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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