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“Excellent Mexican food!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
2 reviews
“Excellent Mexican food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My husband and I arrived at our hotel late in the evening our first night in PDC. The hotel receptionist recommended us to go to El Fogon as it was close and great food. We are so glad she recommended it as it has the best Mexican food in PDC. We had friends arrive a week later after and we took them here and they absolutely loved it. Best tacos!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Authentic Tacos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food without going too far off the beaten track then El Fogon is the place to go! It is always jam packed with a pretty even mix of both locals and tourists. There is almost a line to get a table but it is worth the wait. The service is not brilliant but it's not bad either, it is too busy for the waiters to focus on customer service. Their main interest is getting you seated, taking the order, delivering the food and getting you out again but then again when the restaurant is that busy that is how it should be!

Always one of my first choices when I'm craving authentic Mexican!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Well priced authentic mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The bottom line- if you want some tasty authentic Mexican food with a good mix of locals and tourists, this is a good place to go. It isn't anything fancy but it is tasty and delicious and won't break the bank. The service is good and they are used to tourists so can explain some of the menu items if you have questions.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best tacos ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This place is always packed, and for good reason. These are the best tacos my husband and I have ever eaten. Stop here if you want a truly local hot spot! Amazing prices as well.

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“On the Mark”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We went as a group of 4 and service was great, Margaritas delicious and you must try the Taco Loco. it is huge so you may want to share. Prices are reasonable...go you won't regret it.

Visited February 2014
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