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El Fogon

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Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
0131433333094
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Helena, Montana
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing interesting about this restaurant was the architecture and the nice bathroom. Food was over priced and mediocre.

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Thank 1BigSkyWriter
Manzanillo, Mexico
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Most of the restaurants in zlo are either taco or seafood places. Here, you are more likely to see chillies rellenos, enchiladas, soap Azteca etc. Guests I take there love the place, even the Mariachis! They serve a wonderful assortment of salsas for the table to graze on with homemade topitos. It has been around forever, which says a lot... More 

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Thank Polinero1
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Service was good. The thick arrachera steak Was excellent. Will definitely come back again. The place is kind of unique with a comfortable atmosphere.

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Thank lFOD2015
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Molcajete says it all. Excellent in all of its forms. The other menu options are typical and ordinary. An open air dining area. A little pricy.

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Thank Kitridge F
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The setting is nice, very open and airy. Food was just ok, nothing special there. Took too long to get our food. We ordered an appetizer that never came and I ordered an beer during dinner that never arrived either. There was a sewer smell at and around our table which was unappetizing.

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Thank Tricia W
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Overall: Had a mediocre meal with poor service. Pork shank was dry and Mexican platter was bland.... Atmosphere: Fun for the kids to check it the lagoona. The bathrooms are also good for a laugh! Location: Handy location but on a busy road. However, the noise seems to disappear when inside.

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Thank Gordon P
Zipolite, Mexico
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant a lot. The staff was very attentive and helpful. The food was great. We ate there three times during our stay.

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Thank doug m
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Located in a very busy area but once in, you are in a whole new setting. Neat little pond to sit by and great people work there. and to top it off, the food was as good as it gets.

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Thank doug m
san antonio, texas
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Large bowls made of lava stone arrive sizzling at your table filled with amazing assortments of seafood, beef, etc. These keep your food warm throughout the meal. Upon being seated, waiters bring you a big assortment of salsas with chips. The ambience is great...there's a little "river" running through it. The bathroom decorations are funny!

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Thank sissykane
Spicer, Minnesota
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Great food, very inexpensive!! 6 of us ate for $45 US dollars, all was really good, and great service!

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Thank lissa0816

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
  • Phone Number: 0131433333094

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