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El Fogon

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Luzuriaga 928, Huaraz, Peru
(043) 42 1267
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United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends went here a few days ago and I was really pleasantly surprised with how delicious and flavoursome the food was. I had a trig chicken soup and my friend got the cheapest soup on the menu at 8 soles. Both soups were wholesome, filling and well balanced. My boyfriend had pork which was risky but it... More 

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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long overnight bus ride and some morning sightseeing, we stopped here for lunch. Very popular with locals (always a good sign). I was desperate for some comfort food, a soup. I ordered llunca con gallina, amazing!! One of the most delicious soups I've tried. My husband had fried trout, which was delicious too. Days later we returned for... More 

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Caracas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Mostly visited by locals. Good price for menu: 10 soles. Some potatos entree followed by soup, then chicken with fries and rice, mini dessert, you also get a fruity beverage.

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Sardinia, Italy
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120 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We've been here on the 24th of december, it was not busy and we had a lovely and romantic dinner. The staff was friendly, we had a good service and all food was pretty nice! We had an apetizer and 2 big main course (meat and chicken), plus half/liter of sangria! The food was local from Huaraz! Nice day!

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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Always when we were coming back from a mountain trip we were already dreaming about late dinner at El Fogon - a well done chicken (in every possible way you want, grilled, saute, cordon blue etc.), big portions plus french frice and a nice price (not to expensive, quater of the chicken, 12 soles) that was it what we wanted... More 

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Lima, Peru
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The food was good not great. This was a good choice just not anything to write home about. Atmosphere was okay too, a typical Peruvian grill and chicken restaurant.

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Denver
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a find. El Fogon is great. It's mainly frequented by locals but don't let this stop you if concerned about quality or pre climbing hygiene. This place is clean, the staff incredible, English menu's and food incredible. Vegetarians might be disappointed at the choice of 2 pastas but carnivores will love the steaks. Chorizo also great. Fantastic wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food (especially the chicken), great service! The food arrived fast and the prices are reasonable for this kind of restaurant.

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Thank Doronbz
Huaraz, Peru
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

El Fogon has great options. Great Peruvian food, great lemonade. They have a large room for bigger parties and many big plate options to share. Their chicken, steak and pork chops are all good options. It's location is good (on the main drag, near the plaza, second floor). Go try it out!

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Thank Joseph4488
Edwards, Colorado, United States
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Definitely a locals favorite. The "menu" (fixed price 3 course offering) was delicious and incredibly cheap. Just arrive before 2. Made the stop here several times, for dinner as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luzuriaga 928, Huaraz, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ancash Region  >  Huaraz
  • Phone Number: (043) 42 1267

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?