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Taqueria El Fogon


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mexican, Latin, Central American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve eaten my way across the US and Mexico with al pastor as my taco if choice. These are some of the best I’ve ever had. Moist, tender pork. Soooooo amazing. Cebollitas (grilled spring onions) are a must have as well.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BrittaniMV
Reviewed May 18, 2019

El Fogon is always a guaranteed stop when visiting Playa Del Carmen. If you want good Mexican food at a reasonable price make sure to give El Fogon a try. Their steak, tacos, nachos and margarita drinks are top notch. It’s always good food and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gsrmode
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a very nice local mexican restaurant where the food actually taste like it should. Super good food to low prices.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CarstenS565
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for the best authentic Mexican food in Playa del Carmen, look no further than El Fogón!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TravelCouple22
Reviewed April 13, 2019

It's not the most attractive location across from the Mega store but the food is fantastic and the prices are great

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JoAnn R
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Outstanding experience. The food here is so good that you could probably just close your eyes and point to an item on the menu and leave happy. It's not fancy -- just delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank WandererKY
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Transport drivers, locals, other tourists, will all tell you to eat here. It's a long walk from 5th, or a short/cheap cab ride. There are 2 locations basically on either side of the Mega. Food was so good! Staff is delightful, and they are busy!...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Staciarn
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Our private transfer driver took us out here to eat and I couldn’t be more happier with his decision. Food was very good, fresh ingredients and great staff. They were quick and attentive as they went above and beyond my sons need who only eats...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank cristinas552
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Real good Mexican food for a good price. Here we eat more than one time, friendly staff and good food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jo l
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Do not make the mistake of waiting until the end of your trip to visit. Make sure to try the chorizo tacos. Best ever

Date of visit: March 2019
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March 11, 2019|
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Response from euaguirod | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they accept USD
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October 10, 2018|
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Response from DeanN122 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late response this place is a 3 min walk from 5th ave on a very busy street right across from Megamart busy street and very safe but I believe they close early each evening check the website for that
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Brianowski | Reviewed this property |
creo que los horarios son de las 1pm hasta las 6am. son abiertos toda la tarde, para la cena, y la noche.
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