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El Fogon

# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 206-2121
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“conch fritters” (157 reviews)
“stew” (72 reviews)
“pork steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food here was one of the standouts of our trip. The staff were super accomodating given we didnt have a reservation. The lemon and garlic shrimp was outstanding. Cocktails were also good. Only blemish was dessert, the cheesecake was a little hard and the...More

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had conch the first day of season 10/1- It was so good! Staff was attentive, very popular place, may need a reservation

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on a recommendation of our diving staff. Needless to say, this was the best recommendation I’ve gotten in years. Upon walking through the door, the experience kept getting better!! Excellent staff, food and atmosphere. We were so impressed the first time, we...More

Thank Glascock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with hubby at El Fagon and loved it! Their specials of the day are the way to go and never disappoint! We had their soup and loved it! I'll be back again next time we are on the island!

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are lovely and the food is very reasonable and delicious. Great local fare. Try the key lime pie. Served in an ice cream Sunday dish. Very creative and delicious.

Thank Brastedphd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place while walking around. Decided to give it a try but couldn’t find a table to fit all of is. The staff made quick work of that and had us seated in no time. Everything each of us ordered was fantastic....More

Thank mrjgreen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wife and I stopped in and had the fried lobster and mango-curry shrimp. Both meals were incredible in both flavour and quantity. There are two home made habanero salsas that they offer as well. Both were very good. The hot salsa definitely had a...More

Thank Shooterace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Had the fresh snapper stuffed with goat cheese and spinach with a side of rice and steamed vegetables. The coconut cheesecake was to die for.

Thank jarnold91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Friday for early lunch. The cheese dip was excellent for a hot day. We also had a watermelon mojito and a coconut margarita. They were both very good. For lunch we had Stewed Pork and Grilled Lobster. The lobster was good with...More

Thank Roving819083
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped in one day for lunch. very good and fresh. service too was great. if you are looking for a good place to eat, stop here!

Thank dandeb02
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Questions & Answers
d h
February 11, 2018|
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Response from arivera11082 | Reviewed this property |
Most places where belizean on the menu. We always asked to be sure
November 23, 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. If they have a website I'd try contacting them directly.
Larry M
June 3, 2017|
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Response from ElFogonSP | Property representative |
Sorry but we only deliver within the town limits. We would be happy to organize a taxi delivery. Thanks you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 206-2121
  • E-mail
El Fogon meaning the "fire-hearth" specializes in Authentic Belizean Cuisine. Our lunch menu includes Stewed Meats, Seafood & Soups. The items on the menu are all local favorites. Dinner consists of Grilled Seafood, Shrimp in Orange and Ginger Sauce or a Mango Sauce, Seafood Creole platter, Seafood Kebabs and much more...All served with a choice of Coconut White Rice or Rice and beans cooked on the open fire. Frozen Key Lime, Coconut Cheesecake and Local Ice Cream makes up our nightly desserts.
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