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El Fogon

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Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
9848030885
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 126
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  • 23
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If you can only have one meal this is it!

Every trip we eat here multiple times. It;s hands down the best mexican food you will have. El Pastor Tacos, Quesadillas, Flank Tacos, Totras and more are the best of the best! Prices are super cheap and its hot in there but once you take that bite you realize that this is the food you have longed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
funboypoplin
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Vancouver, Washington
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Every trip we eat here multiple times. It;s hands down the best mexican food you will have. El Pastor Tacos, Quesadillas, Flank Tacos, Totras and more are the best of the best! Prices are super cheap and its hot in there but once you take that bite you realize that this is the food you have longed for. Seriously if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My sister and I ate at El Fogon during our trip to Playa del Carmen and it was amazing! We ordered a dish to share and it was delicious. The beef was very tender! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Menus were in Spanish so was pretty hard for me to order. I ordered a lot. 3 plates of tacos, guacamole, few more dishes. The pork tacos there are amazing! I love my food, so I always order few extra items just to try something new, never managed to finish everything of course! I wish I spoke Spanish to communicate... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We've been to PDC 5 times, and El Fogon is hands-down our favourite restaurant. You certainly won't go hungry here with the portion sizes, and the food is grilled/cooked to perfection. Just go.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Please get out of your all inclusive and try El fogon , basic but good , staff very helpful food good value.cooked in front of you. The closer you get to the highway the more Mexican it gets. Just ask a taxi driver or when you go to Walmart for extras go over the road to El fogon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A bit off of 5th avenue but well worth the walk! Excellent authentic mexican food! Be certain to try the coconut ice cream..it rocked!

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I have visited this little place at least 10 times over the years, and the food never dissapoints. There is very choppy English spoken here, and the menu is Espanol 100%, but we have learned what we like. Taco Loco is a local favorite with an ice cold Sol, that's a hard dinner to beat for under... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a nice meal at this establishment. Later, we were joined by 2 friends and they ordered a meal. We asked for the bill and immediately became alarmed at the exorbitant price for tacos and soda. Upon doing the calculation ourselves, we realized the waiter had tripled the cost! He had also added his own high... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

mexican type skirt steak served with baked potatoe and avocadoe reasonable prices. several in playa area

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Nice local restaurant with open kitchen. You didnt wait for food long time. I reccomend to have their speciality which consist of grilled meat, soup, vegatable and sides. Very good price:) worthy to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 9848030885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?