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El Fogon

Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
+52 984 803 0885
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (680 reviews)
“al pastor” (154 reviews)
“arrachera” (186 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is a little gym and definitely worth the trip. The meat is excellent the tacos were wonderful the guacamole was amazing and my liquado was the best that I've ever had. The kids also love their food. The bigger plates are definitely shareable....More

Thank Scottloves2golf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, they were able to handle our large group. Food was fantastic, hot and large portions. Margarita was the top of the trip.

Thank dougyanecek
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate at this restaurant since we wanted to try real Mexican food. The food was great, tasty and cheap. They also served a small soup while we were waiting for our dishes.

Thank s_stef34
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food look no further. Away from the main drag of 5th Ave this is a very busy local restaurant with tasty food at great prices. It’s not much to look at and signage is small but if you...More

1  Thank Abi S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great tortas and tacos for a good price! Staff was very friendly too. The place become very busy after 6 pm, for the reason above mentioned!

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this restaurant as i tried to avoid the 5th and have a meal less crowded. Seems i was lucky because the place quickly became crowded and our tacos and arrachera orders were great. Tender and flavorful but surprisingly reasonably priced. My only down...More

Thank hunterXX1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really great, we had tacos, fajitas and enchiladas - everything was great! The place itself is kind of busy - so we took take away. That worked better for our kids. It was also very warm in the restaurant. But for take...More

Thank Emil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you want authentic Mexican food at reasonable prices this is the place. All of the locals eat here at El Fogon. We stayed at the Royal Hotel and had five star restaurants but we craved some good Mexican food so this is our local...More

Thank Marvin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

When talking to the concierge at our resort we said we were interested in trying some more authentic Mexican food. (The resort had a Mexican restaurant on site, but we had heard, and the concierge quietly agreed that it was more Americanized food than "real"...More

Thank Jeremiah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good inexpensive "locals place" that is now probably 60-40 tourists to locals. Get at least 1 taco al pastor to try, order the grilled meat platter or "parilla" it feed four people comes with a delicious bean soup and costs about $35 US. You...More

Thank klondike25
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16 November 2017|
Response from Marvin W | Reviewed this property |
They have several dish’s that have chicken. I recommend the fajitas which are always good. Plates are plentiful so you won’t leave hungry. They take dollars, pesos, or credit cards. Beer is cold and Margaritas are good... More
Suet ling Y
14 October 2017|
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Response from auditt2011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept credit card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0885
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