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El Fogon

543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
+1 416-850-8041
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
$$ - $$$
543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I am Peruvian and I love eating Peruvian food. I ordered arroz chaufa , one of my favourite dishes for the last 40 years. Unfortunately the dish was disgusting , the meat was not in a good condition. As per the chef, everything was OK....More

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

So good...the food is fantastic. Very busy place with people who know good food. Party of 7 on a Sunday night service was great. Our waiter was friendly and efficient ad busy as she was. Ordered wanting family style and was not disappointed. Wide variety...More

Thank Kathryn G
CeliaFogon, Manager at El Fogon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal at El Fogon. It is our pleasure. Celia

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Booked a reservation for 7 people for 7 pm on Saturday night. We told them in advance we are celebrating a birthday. We were seated right away upon arrival. We waited about 15 minutes for the waitress to take our drink and appetizer orders. The...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I was in the neighborhood and decided to try Peruvian food. I have no idea what the cuisine is or what the specialties are, but I have always been adventurous when it comes to food. Anyway, I ordered arroz con mariscos. The arroz which went...More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am not Peruvian, so I cannot speak to the authenticity of the food, but it was really very good. The service was attentive and prompt. There was enough on the menu to satisfy the vegetarian and fish eaters in our group. The carnivores were...More

Thank stephen H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I am peruvian and know my food very well. I did not know this place and a canadian friend ask me to take him and try peruvian food.El Fogon look to ma a second rated restaurant. We ordered Yucca frita and calamar frito as appetizer,...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I've worked for years in Peru and it is rightly known for some of the most amazing food on the planet. Knowing that we are a long way from Peru, I wasn't expecting a five star experience, but El Fogon is only about two stars....More

Thank avcapobi
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I took a friend there to try out some Peruvian food. I ordered some cerviches and a plate of seafood while my friend ordered a steak. The cerviches was excellent and came in a good portion with some fried calamaris on top. The liquid looks...More

Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was a very good restaurant with nice accommodating staff. The food was nice. It was our first time to try their cuisine and we are impressed.

Thank Elvira V
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This spring we went to Peru and Ecuador and when we came back, we wanted more Peruvian food and so we went to El Fogon. We had excellent Peruvian Chicken Soup - a miracle cure if you are recovering from a travelling incident or just...More

Thank GregWB1955
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Response from AMsays | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what their service was like in 2014 but to us, the service was good as stated. Both Kevin and Julio (our actual waiter) looked after us well. We were there reasonable early, but there is no reason to think the... More
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • Address: 543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-850-8041
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