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“The taste of Mexico” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
9848030885
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Pizza, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Mülheim
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The taste of Mexico”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

If there is any place where you can experience authentic Mexican food than it is El Fogon. It's a little overwhelming when you enter the restaurant in the first place and take a look at the menu but once you ordered your margaritas or beer you will find something nice in the menu.
I love the Arrachera Nortena which you can easily share with 2 or 3 persons.
You should not wear any clothes that you plan to wear on another day because everything will small like El Fogon.
Really great place to eat!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Delicious eats worth more than the price!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

With no doubts, the food was awesome. We ordered three dishes are they were way more than we could handle. If I did only order two dishes, I might actually enjoy them more.

For small people like me, I would strongly suggest you to order a smaller dish so that you can maximize your enjoyment.

I wish that we could have more time to try it out more. There are so many selections.

Moreover, a cold beer with the dish would be a real great combinations. The wal-mart is only minutes away from this place.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Freedom, Pennsylvania
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214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Real Mexican Taqueria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

You can't hardlynfind a better bargain for REAL Mexican tacos, quesadillas, flank steak, and grilled meats along with a long list of beers. FED 6 hungry folks for a$60,so you get a real bang for you Peso! EASY TO FIND: the small place is across from the Mega supermarket on Constituyones ave, the original, much larger spot is 1/2 block from Walmart.

Visited June 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Big portion , delicious food, good price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We tried this restaurant during our trip to PDC. It is located around 15 mins walk from the ferry, a bit far away from the 5th ave. But, it worth the trip!

I order the beef burrito, and it is very large, with lots of meat. Well cooked, especially with the greenish spicy sauce. It only cost around 160. Very great experience!

One drawback is that the weather is really warm in PDC (we went there in june) and without an AC...you know...

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Spring, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great local place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Great local spot and affordable prices. You can't go wrong. The tacos al pastor are delicious!!! Can't wait to be back in playa!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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