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Luzuriaga 928, Huaraz, Peru
(043) 42 1267
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
They know how to cook!

Delicious food (especially the chicken), great service! The food arrived fast and the prices are reasonable for this kind of restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The food was good not great. This was a good choice just not anything to write home about. Atmosphere was okay too, a typical Peruvian grill and chicken restaurant.

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Denver
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Wow! What a find. El Fogon is great. It's mainly frequented by locals but don't let this stop you if concerned about quality or pre climbing hygiene. This place is clean, the staff incredible, English menu's and food incredible. Vegetarians might be disappointed at the choice of 2 pastas but carnivores will love the steaks. Chorizo also great. Fantastic wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food (especially the chicken), great service! The food arrived fast and the prices are reasonable for this kind of restaurant.

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Lima, Peru
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

El Fogon has great options. Great Peruvian food, great lemonade. They have a large room for bigger parties and many big plate options to share. Their chicken, steak and pork chops are all good options. It's location is good (on the main drag, near the plaza, second floor). Go try it out!

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Edwards, Colorado, United States
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Definitely a locals favorite. The "menu" (fixed price 3 course offering) was delicious and incredibly cheap. Just arrive before 2. Made the stop here several times, for dinner as well.

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Huaraz, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This seems to be where all the locals go when they need a meat fix. We ate an enormous mixed grill, huge pile of chips and salad. It tasted good and was good value too. The staff are atentive and the dining room is atmospheric.

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Chamonix, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Wow I loved this place! Went with some locals and had a tasty meal, lots of food, and what a great price. Nice to leave the Periodista area and eat sort of locally, especially if you are really hungry.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We came here several times and enjoyed it each time. The price is higher than most places, but lower than some of the other gringo haunts around town. The salads are good. So is the chicken, rabbit, and trout. Service is okay. If it's a little slow or things get forgotten it's balanced out by cheerfulness and good table manicuring.

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Lima, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

The dishes in this restaurant are well prepared and served well as for two. We found different types of dishes. The price is cheap and you could say this in the category of rich and cheap.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

They do a great job with their cooked meat. Just slightly above backpacker budget prices, this is a good place to treat yourself if you're backpacking - if you're on vacation, it's a cheap option that gives great value.

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Address: Luzuriaga 928, Huaraz, Peru
Phone Number: (043) 42 1267
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ancash Region  >  Huaraz

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  • Address: Luzuriaga 928, Huaraz, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ancash Region  >  Huaraz
  • Phone Number: (043) 42 1267

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