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“Blood sausage..mmmmmm”
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Ranked #32 of 964 Restaurants in Montevideo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mediterranean, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Centro
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Blood sausage..mmmmmm”
Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

This place is great, the atmosphere fantastic. A large Parilla runds along one wall, with slabs of meet thrown on it to grill away. The quality of meat is tremendous. To be fare, I did not notice the service, or consider it, getting such good quality meat just satisfied the carnivore in me.

My Latin American connoisseur friend Don Eduardo, waxed lyrically about the blood sausage, my well travelled laconic American friend the one we call Siefkis, merely grinned and said well its not bad.....each I think is up there with totally freakin awesome in terms of appreciation.

Visited November 2012
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level 6 Contributor
93 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A nice place”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

This restaurant is a very good place, nicely decorated, with a variety of dishes, well served and at a reasonably (not very economic) price for the quality of the food and the place. When we went there for dinner there was a lot of people, many of them seems to be "habitués" which is a good thermometer, I think, to evaluate the place. Very recommendable.

  • Visited March 2013
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Houston
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Barbecue restaurant - Cannot go wrong.”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

This is a "Parrilla", but they have also other dishes. Excellent meat, dellicious barbecue, and the other dishes (Minutas), very well prepared. And prices are very fair.

If you want to have a lunch-dinner that is a safe bet, standard prices, and end up with a satisfying great meal, that's the place to go.

  • Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Amazing service and food!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Waiters actually WANT to treat you well. The food was great. The atmosphere felt very relaxed and welcoming.
Highly recommended.

Visited March 2013
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Steakhouse”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Service and food outstanding.equal to best in Buenos Aires for a local restaurant. They presented us with before dinner cocktail.

  • Visited February 2013
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