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El Fogon

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Carretera 1, KM 91.4, Barrio Los Poleos, Salinas, Puerto Rico
787.824.1513
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, good people!

I stopped by here several times during my ten-day trip. The food is not as good as Mom's, but it's really close! It's as clean as an outdoor eatery can be on a hot and humid tropical island. If you want more of the American amenities, then stay in San Juan. All of my visits were either early or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2011
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PORTSMOUTH, VA
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  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

I stopped by here several times during my ten-day trip. The food is not as good as Mom's, but it's really close! It's as clean as an outdoor eatery can be on a hot and humid tropical island. If you want more of the American amenities, then stay in San Juan. All of my visits were either early or late... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

Well, I had to give a 3 star to this pig stop...in a good way. The food is average typical PR food & price is good (cheap for a lot of food). Now the downside is the atmosphere: if you go during the weekend a lot of low life hanging around local drunk people & does not matter at what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

this place is a cool place to hang out in if you're looking for casual dining and atmosphere. the best thing is you can bring your kids. live music, great food, drinks and great atmosphere. i highly recommend it to everyone visiting salinas P.R.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2007

this is as authentic Puerto Rican as it gets. Each morning, a pig is roasting on a spit in the window, and half of it is gone by lunch time, and replaced with a new pig the next day. When ordering beans, they ask if you want that with pig feet or without. This is the real deal. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera 1, KM 91.4, Barrio Los Poleos, Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: 787.824.1513

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?