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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“conch fritters” (157 reviews)
“stew” (74 reviews)
“pork steak” (19 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So after taking the Blue Hole flight tour, we decided to try El Fogon as recommended by the owner of the house we rented. It's a small place as most restaurants are. It was lobster season when we went, so lobster was offered everywhere. I...More

Thank MarkD1230
Reviewed yesterday

Food was great and the owner remembered us from earlier in the day. The food was excellent. The atmosphere was different than the bar and grills. I felt like I was getting the true feel for the local food.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last meal of our trip. We were hoping to get lobster before we left. (Didnt happen) we informed the waiter when we walked in that we were in a hurry because we had to catch our plane. He took note and made suggestions that would...More

Thank Brandon F
Reviewed 5 days ago

With all the rave reviews we had to try it. Ordered the chicken stew and the nights special, snapper stuffed with goat cheese and spinach. Good food. Special overpriced. Chicken stew was good for $10 US. Special was $27 US and good but not great....More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Maybe our favorite restaurant on the island. The stew is incredible, and a Belizean classic so I’d highly recommend it. We also had stuffed snapper (a special), which was delicious. The mango sauce that comes with the fish kabobs was also amazing.

Thank jmdadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the octopus ceviche. It was so fresh & delicious, one of my favorites. My husband and I then shared a dinner plate & that was plenty of food for us. They give you large portions and have a large menu to choose from....More

Thank Mckenna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great food and service. If you are looking for authentic Belieze cuisine this is your place. Amazing variety of authentic Belize dishes and a fun and open air setting. Wonderful drinks too. The rum punch is very good. You must eat here in San...More

Thank Amyjsloan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I both had their special of the night, blackened shrimp, fish, crab and conch. The included appetizer, tortilla soup was pretty good as was the shrimp and fish. After that, it wasn’t very good. The conch was extremely rubbery and barely able...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were outstanding. The Blacken Seafood platter was wonderful. Highly recommend this place will return on our next trip

Thank laurahrn
ElFogonSP, Owner at El Fogon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate it very much. We look forward to having you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Fogon was a delightful surprise. The restaurant is small and unassuming but service was good and the food was spot on. I had lime and garlic sauce, yummy, and my companions had curry that they raved about. We shared conch fritters that were crispy...More

Thank igetaround929
ElFogonSP, Manager at El Fogon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for enjoying our food and service. We appreciate your review. We hope you had a great stay on the island.

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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
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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