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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” (157 reviews)
“arrachera” (187 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Actually ate here twice during our 5 day stay. Tacos el pastor were absolutely outstanding. The avocado with habanero sauce is on of the best I've ever had. The first time we had 5 tacos between us, 2 Carona's and a bottle of water for...More

Thank Travelbound44
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am never disappointed by this place. I have eaten here more than any other place in PDC. El Fagon has great service and fantastic authentic food. The menu is huge. Go for one of the especial platos, my favorite is the Chuleta de puerco....More

Thank just1backpack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate at El Fagon again. It’s a must stop every time we come to Playa Del Carmen. All the food there is excellent and the tacos Al Pastor is a must. But at the top of the chart without a doubt are the beans....More

Thank Jesse H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived around 8pm on a Tuesday and had around a 15 minute wait in the line in front of the open air restaurant to get a table. While you wait for your table, enjoy watching them carve the al pastor off the spit a...More

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am glad I dined at El Fogon while in Playa. It is a popular local spot. I ordered the beef taco. At a dollar and change each you can have a few of them without damage to your wallet. The quality was very good....More

Thank NYCWWExplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has the best Mexican food I’ve ever tried. Skip all the crappy Italian places all over this town and head directly to El Fogon! It is truly a wonderful dining experience. The place buzzes with smoky good vibes. Great staff, inspired food and...More

Thank michael h
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for lunch. Restaurant was busy, but we were seated quickly. Food was excellent and came out quick. Service was very good. We ordered a variety of menu items, none disappointed. Would recommend!

Thank 740lucas2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

El Fogon is an open air (in front) restaurant with a large, viewable grill. We got a variety of meals...steak, pork, chicken...and liked all of them. The server was very helpful explaining the offerings. The prices were reasonable and the service was fast. Great value!

Thank tripplanr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow... the flavor of the beef, chicken, pork, at this place was some of the best in Playa Del Carmen !! The alambres both al pastor and carne asada were phenomenal!! Alambres are essentially a plate of taco fixings you just make the tacos yourself...More

Thank Zach P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place didn't disappoint great tacos, wish had more time to try try different dishes, El Pastor cook to perfection

Thank Brian N
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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