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Review of El Fuego

El Fuego
Ranked #1,053 of 4,445 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Neighborhood: City Center East
Reviewed December 7, 2012

Their Naked Chicken Burrito is SO good... It's so filling that I'm about to fall asleep. Need I say more? ;-)

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Reviewed March 2, 2012

Wondered in off the street, looking for a quick lunch. Just like a Chipotle, but privately owned and the quality seemed better. Standard fare of salads, burritos and tacos, made to your specifications. Fast, fresh and tasty all for a low price. Great little find.

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

El Fuego popped up in this neighborhood before Q'Doba or Chipotle or other burrito cafes, and though the menu is limited I still think it outranks the big chains. The food is always fresh, especially the pico (the "mild salsa"). The chicken has an interesting array of spices (do I detect cloves or allspice?). The cilantro lime rice can be a meal in itself. If you're not counting calories, enjoy the chorizo -- greasy, a little crispy, as it should be (it's a very fatty sausage, so if it's not greasy then someone's duping you). They're nice and big. A burrito and drink will run you $10. If you go during lunch, arrive around 11:55 or you might have to wait in a very long line (hint: know exactly what you want when you get to the counter). Seating is very limited.

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Reviewed April 12, 2009

My family of 5 all enjoyed our meals here. Good burritos and soft tacos. Smallish place that's comfortable and very casual. You order at the counter like a fast food place, and they bring the food to your table when it's ready.

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Reviewed March 6, 2009

This is a great California style burrito joint that serves beer. Usually get the spicy pork burrito or the quesadilla with an amazing guacamole.

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