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“Best mexican food in Playa”
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Ranked #35 of 1,326 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

During one week of vacation in Playa del Carmen we came by several times for lunch and dinner. All dishes we had (tacos al pastor, gringas, fajitas, quesadilla con arrachera, papas al carbon con queso y salchicha) were delicious!! Try the food here and you will come again.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner so much, two of us went back another night. The quesadillas were the best i've ever had and the marguerites were to die for! Great for authentic Mexican food. The staff was great and the price very reasonable.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

Even if this taquerias is known by lot of tourist, it's still remain a real mexican place, where locals and tourists eat.
It's cheap, good and portions are larges!
Chorizo tacos (10 pesos for 3 small tacos) are my favourite!!
try this place at least once during your stay, it's worth it!

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Thank Mllecoccinelle
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

I always go to fogon. The first time was in 2004 and it didn't change at all since that. I appriciate that instead of changing, which they could since it is always full they decided to maintain the original mexican style. The tacos of arrachera they are really good and the service from the waiters is excellent

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Thank Scubaandsurf78
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

We came here after being recommended by our hotel and it's off the touristy places and in the locals area of playa del Carmen it might seem a little sketch walking over but we always stopped by Walmart and hit up el fogon like 4x on our trip. We had the tacos al pastor con queso and all I can say was super delicious and super cheap! Service was good and efficient, they gave you American dollar amounts and you could use your card. We also had the quesadilla con rajas which was also beyond good. I would highly recommend if you're tired of eating at all the touristy spots in playa. The bf had one of their tortas which he said was good, they have a full bar at affordable prices.

Thank Kristal R
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