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“Worth A Visit”
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Ranked #36 of 1,279 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Worth A Visit”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

This area of PDC is full of great places to eat; El Fogon goes out of their way to give generous portions, authentic style dishes, great prices and ice-cold Coca Cola (in a bottle) like the old days. Make a memory and check them out.

  • Visited November 2013
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New Rochelle, New York
2 reviews
“Mexican mexican food”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

If you want real mexican food and not the crap you get on 5th ave or at your hotel come to El Fogon. All of the taco's are great. Our waiter sugested the special taco which had a little bit of everything. All with fresh housmade salsa's. For half the price of the 5th ave restaurants with better food. If you want to eat like the locals eat go here!!!

Visited October 2013
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Paris, France
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Worth it”
Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

Great food, not expensive. Very well served, far from the fifth avenue and its touristic places! I really recommand this place if you want to try authentic mexican food!

Visited November 2013
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Perfect for lunch and grocery shopping.”
Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Yummy! I could go back several times this week. Bean soup is delicious, fajitas were outstanding! We ate lunch here, then went to Mega for groceries and tequila. It was easy to catch a cab back to our condo.

  • Visited November 2013
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verde valley
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482 reviews
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“WOW !”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

this is my fourth time i have had the pleasure to dine here, and i have to say this place just keeps getting better! the first thing you will notice is the place is packed while all other restaurants have mostly empty tables. there is a good reason for this!

we always get the same thing on every visit - a big meat sampler plate. it has ham, chroiso, baked potato, green onion, some kind of cheese, bean soup, etc. you will regret you only have one stomach for such a treat.

tonight we tried the north location on Constitution. in spite of any reviews saying this is closed for dinner, it sure is open Sunday night.

  • Visited November 2013
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