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“The best!! ”
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Ranked #33 of 1,333 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, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

Do yourself a huge favour. Walk past Fifth Avenue and to El Fogon for amazing authentic mexican food & vibe. We ate here every night during our 5 night stay. Didn't want to go anywhere else. Tacalocos are amazing! And they make a mean margarita! Great service & cheap prices

Thank Kristy A
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

8 of us ate here , no problem to put us all together. Great service, food and price. Even the local beer was priced right. When i come back, this would be the first place i eat.

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Thank Geoff M
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Like Mexican food. Like Mexican people. Like Mexican vibe. Then what is not to like about El Fogon.

Dropped off here on our first night with no expectations, except for the niggle in my mind that this place was "on trend".

Don't sweat it.

Basic, but clean. Hot food just keeps moving. Cold beers kept on sinking too.

What a great introduction to Mexico, especially after Virgin left our bags on the tarmac.

I have read the negative reviews, Service is perfunctory, yes. What do you want?

Decor is basic. Yup, this is fast food.

Food is Mexican. Hate to point it out, this is Mexico. I love it!

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Thank Larry O
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Great food!!!
The place it's very simple, open to the street and very basic decoration. But the food was great and for a great price!!!
A plus: it's open 24-7!!! Special for late dinners in Playa del Carmen, where everything closes very early!!!

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Thank maryrubio85
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Four of us went to this restaurant based on high reviews on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. We all loved our meals, had as much food as we could eat and then some, and the price before tip was just over $40. Our taxi driver that took us back to our resort said the food is just as good as La Parrilla on 5th avenue but much cheaper prices.

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Thank Brett D
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