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El Fogon

Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

If you are in Playa del Carmen you must try El Fogon. Dispense with the 5th Avenue restaurants and eat where the locals go. This open air street corner restaurant has wonderful local dishes. From tacos al pastor to grilled meat dinners you will not be disappointed. We had five different dishes shared between three of us. We had two... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Stopped here with friends for a quick lunch. Great service,, cold beer, and the food was good. Try the tacos.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

get the pastor!! it's the best in town! You will see line-ups outside this place with just as many locals as visitors. You can't visit Playa Del Carmen without eating here, or you have not experienced the whole thing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This place doesnt look like much and we would have steered clear if it wasn't for the good rating on trip advisor. However the food kept up with it's reputation on trip advisor. Great Mexico food, fresh and tasty for reasonable prices! Service was quick and friendly. Drinks were average hence I've rated 4 instead of 5 stars.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

love the tacos & nachos with a sauce made of avocado. a lot of locals also go there. can't remember the name of the food i had, overall it's good and they also offer very spicy sauce, which favored me very much!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We ate at the "touristy" location on 30th and Constituyentes. Despite this, we were 1 of 1 and 1 of 2 non-latin couples on our two meals here in 5 days. It's open air and hot, good service and excellent, relatively cheap food. Share the arranchera especial and get other items you can't live without like the taco gringo and... More

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

a very good choice when in playa del carmen. delicious food, good quick service, reasonable prices (still high if compared with mexico but hey its playa del carmen), mostly locals at the table. a good find ;)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We discovered this place after enduring sub standard fare in 5th Avenue. We came here for dinner for the last 4 nights of our stay in Playa and cannot recommend it enough, absolutely delicious food and great staff!!

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Located only a five minute walk from the over priced 5th ave. restaurants . Make this a stop for the taco lovers . Visited it twice during our stay in may. Nothing special about the decor, chairs, or tables. Just a bunch of tables put together next to a grill serving the best al pastor . Get there early it... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Avoid the 5th Avenue price meals and take a long 4 block stroll to El Fogon for a authentic street side meal.

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Additional Information about El Fogon

Address: Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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