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El Fogon means the "fire-hearth" We specialize 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.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American
FEATURES
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed June 28, 2020

I went to El Fogon during lunch time and it was very busy. But I was seated right away with an excellent view of the "Fogon". Many people come here for take out as well My waiter customized my lunch for platanos maduros, frijoles negro,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed June 3, 2020

Authentic Belizean Food made the way it's supposed to be cooked, over a fire. It is a Unique dining experience where you are immersed in Belizean Culture. Find this place. Make it a priority.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2020 via mobile

Went to El Fogon twice for dinner - good, drinks and service were excellent! Best cerviche on the island!!!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed April 4, 2020 via mobile

Had a great dinner at El Fogon in San Pedro! The service was awesome, the wine was great and both of our seafood dishes were yummy!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 26, 2020

El Fogon was recommended to us by our driver on the way from the airport to our resort, and it did not disappoint. The menu is advertised as authentic Belizean, and the food was excellent. I would recommend the Belizean Creole if you're looking for...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 25, 2020 via mobile

I was recommended this place from multiple people I met on my trip. Did not disappoint at all. Everything was done very very well.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

We ate here our first night and went back for our last night! So good!! the conch fritters are fabulous!! And all 4 of our fish dinners were amazing. And don't skip the frozen key lime pie!!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

Located immediately north of the airport, we enjoyed a great atmosphere with delicious creole. The service was courteous and fast. You might need a reservation - we didn't but got there early and was only 2 of us.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

We came here following recommendations that depicted this resaurant as "rustic" and "authentic" with good value for money. Unfortunately, that is not what we found. Even though the place looks nice and quite authentic, the dishes were rather strange. Like for example their "Citric Specials",...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

El Fogon is a cute little restaurant downtown San Pedro. Cooking in a authentic style of the culture it was delicious! Drinks we’re great, shrimp curry was amazing!

Date of visit: February 2020
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ElFogonSP, Guest Relations Manager at El Fogon, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

Hello Coloradorn27, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! we appreciate your kind words and we do hope to have you back! Wishing you all the best!

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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
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eobunk
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.
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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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