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El Fogon

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Latin, Central American
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Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
+52 984 803 0885
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Enderby, Canada
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For a quick, inexpensive meal, El Fogon is the place to go. We particularly like their bean soup. It comes in two sizes. Small is just a small cup, while Large is a large bowl.

Thank Earl S
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a reason it's number 1 and always packed, it's fire! The margaritas are pretty healthy too :) way better than a 5th ave restaurant

Thank FitNerd
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Doesn't live up to the hype.. generic taco that can pretty much be found anywhere in playa del carmen

Thank Aaza B
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little walk in Playa del Carmen from the strip. But the food was good and reasonable 5 of us ate with a drink each for $53 US dollars. Little place may have to wait in the line on the sidewalk.

Thank Melkazar
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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259 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

El Fogon is a must while in PDC. We arrived at 7:15pm & just beat the lineup that was 1/2 way down the street. An order of arrachera fajitas, taco locos & a mixta torta. All amazing. Ask for Conchi~she was wonderful!!!

Thank bergdorfblond
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best value for the price that we had in playa del carmen, and this goes for both locations i visited. Also their margaritas were delicious.

Thank xtina8284
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, quick service, we ordered different variations of the alambre dish WOW! No complaints!

Thank jessicabeck91
Cordoba, Spain
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Inside a beautiful beach garden a perfectly managed restaurant. The plates are an artwork for the eyes and for the taste buds. Service is 5 star. Waiters are well trained and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank GeorgeLaszlo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best meals we had when we were in playa! Real Mexican food! Great prices! We came here twice!!! Yummy!

Thank Erica E
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told by someone to eat here. We came here three times on our one week vacation. The last day we were here, we wanted to try something different instead of eating at the same place. BIG MISTAKe. We should of came here again. Margaritas are delicious and taste fresh , not like the premade limey stuff that gives... More 

Thank Lisa P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Latin, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0885

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Loveland, Colorado

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