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El Fogon

Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6224969
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“chicken” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“above average” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a nice menu with many different dishes. The waiters are nice and friendly but is not so good in English so it’s a plus if you know Spanish. The dishes come out at the same time but it takes a little time...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

It was okay food. Mine was pretty good--I had vegetable soup and fried rice. But my colleague's chicken sandwich was uninspired, to say the least. And, it took quite awhile. The ambiance was the best part, quiet and nice, antique, high ceilings--until, that is, the...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Nice clean food with a good ambiance. Spanish speaking staff. We ate here twice and both time it was good. During second time there was a large group. The akoustic was bad.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

I was looking for some local bolivian cuisine and came across this recommendation. I ordered the beef mince with chilli and it was really good. Had the fruit juice as well. The bread and chilli sauce that came with the meal was just as tasty....More

Thank SharronChan
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

I went there twice, first I took llama steak with some wine sauce and it was amazingly good. Second time I took the quinoa burger and then I was really disappointed. We could help ourselves with an assortment of salads which I much appreciated. The...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Went there because an other restaurant was closing. Ordered a chicken soup and a chicken sandwich. Soup was great and the sandwich kinda small but nicely served. Two softdrinks added to a proce of 80b. The women at the bar and the waitress gave me...More

Thank F C
Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stopped here for lunch shortly after arriving to Potosì: while the restaurant itself was not impressive, I do think it is above average by the standards of this city. We had a very good soup of the day, followed by a pair of chicken...More

Thank kenadams
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Two of us shared a parrillada and a salad, and it was more than enough - we left a mountain of rice and chips, and the additional salad that came with the grill. Good selection of beer and wine. Staff also willingly turned down the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Everything was bad, from food to service. Service was poor and it was hard to find and catch the waiter's attention whenever we needed something. We ordered veggie cannelloni and they served cannelloni with meat. We asked if they were sure whether the cannelloni were...More

Thank Darayavausk
Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you are on a hurry this is not a place for you. The food in el Fogón is really nice, but they certainly take time till it arrives to your table. The last time I was there I discovered that they have reduce the...More

Thank Yolybri
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6224969
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