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El Fogon de Jovel

) #33 of 270 Restaurants in San Cristobal de las Casas $$ - $$$ Mexican,
AV. 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE NO. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 678 1153
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (18 reviews)
“moles” (5 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
AV. 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE NO. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Average food and service, the best thing is the fresh cheese and the tortillas... They don't accept credit card

Thank Javier B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I truly enjoyed the food at this restaurant. It is just around the corner from the Holiday Inn Hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas. The food is authentic and very tasty. I loved "Sopa de Pan" a very delicious soup from Chiapas. On Sundays...More

Thank Catabella2013
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The restaurant is beautifully decorated with the waiters in traditional local attire but the food we ordered - sopa de pan and cinco tamales - was bland in taste and disappointing.

Thank JoeBetsill
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Traditional food. Great taste and friendly people. Best place to eat. Close to everything. A bit pricy.

Thank Aimee L
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The ambience and overall experiemce ia great. Food is tasty and traditional of the mountain region of San Cristobal. You feel like in a traditional kitchen. Handmade tortillas at their traditional stove. We had the cochito (pork) and Bubule (steak). Paired with tazcalate and chia-lemonade....More

Thank Bernardo A
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Honestly, Don't bother!!! The food and service were terrible.. I can't stress enough how despiteful the employees are in the restaurant, they all look annoyed. The food is crap, we have been traveling around mexico for 2 weeks, and i felt it was my duty...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting . Nice waiter. And the food was good . Pollo en mole deliss el quesillo double milk deliss. The tortillas come right out of the "fogon" , El pollo en cacahuate not good! For dessert we had chayote with Dulce de leche...More

Thank Gamauz
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The best food in San Cristobal. The environment, service and experience were top in my trip. We came back more than once. Comer y visitar este lugar es una experiencia especial.

Thank Guvf
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Chocolate delicious, the vibes of the place very nice and the concept it's perfect!!! Come to San Cristobal, yes!!! It's Mexico!!!!

Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great local cuisine, waiter dressed authentic Mexican Clothes, food was average but service was good, they also had a children's play area for our son with a young girl watching him, the nanny appreciated that so she could enjoy her meal as well. I will...More

Thank Gary D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 14
Mexican, Contemporary
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AV. 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE NO. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 1153
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