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El Fogon

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

We love taking family and friends to El Fogon especially if this is their first visit. Kids love the fresh juice drinks and bean soup. Tacos pastor and pechuga platter are my favorite! Fun vibe gracious hospitality and good prices. Both locations are great we prefer the one on Calle 8 by Walmart.

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Thank 10kcoloradorunner
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to have some meat! Very high quality and good prices. I suggest to get a table on the first floor in order to avoid the smoky grill.

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Seattle, Washington
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Authentic local fare...Awesome street tacos. Menu all in Spanish..place is packed with locals so you know it's descent and cheap

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Thank Pig1287
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to get some typical mexican fast food at a very decent price. I have never been disappointed, it is always tasty and hot.

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food in a simply venue. Try the fajitas for sure and the big margarita on ice. Service is fast, price is cheap and you will leave full. Four of us had more food we could eat and 8 huge margaritas, all for less than 90 USD. The menu is only available in Spanish but staff spoke English, and were... More 

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Arcadia, Indiana
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ive been here several times and its always great. The menu is all in spanish but you can usually figure out what to get. Highly recommend!!

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Thank Reid R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very authentic Mexican food. I had the taco loco which is in the pic below. It is a huge and delicious burrito. I went with a group and everything we ordered was good. Only negative thing to say about it is they cook the food right by the tables so it gets rather warm since there's no AC. But as... More 

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Thank 859jeffk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ended up here two nights out of a seven night trip to an all-inclusive resort. The food was great, the service was excellent and the atmosphere is fun and authentic. Thanks again for the great experience and make sure to get those tacos locos.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been there twice during our 4-day stay in Playa del Carmen. That tells how great the food was! The taco was warm and soft. The steak is very tender, chicken is very well marinated. And the price is so cheap. We spent less than 300 peso for meal of 2 with drink. Lovely restaurant!

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great little inexpensive Mexican restaurant. Great service and fantastic food in this mostly meat gem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?