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El Fogon

Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6224969
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
12 Mar 2017
“Tasty but pricy”
24 Nov 2016
“Expensive for reasonable food and unfriendly service ”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I went there twice, first I took llama steak with some wine sauce and it was amazingly good. Second time I took the quinoa burger and then I was really disappointed. We could help ourselves with an assortment of salads which I much appreciated. The...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went there because an other restaurant was closing. Ordered a chicken soup and a chicken sandwich. Soup was great and the sandwich kinda small but nicely served. Two softdrinks added to a proce of 80b. The women at the bar and the waitress gave me...More

Thank Filip C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stopped here for lunch shortly after arriving to Potosì: while the restaurant itself was not impressive, I do think it is above average by the standards of this city. We had a very good soup of the day, followed by a pair of chicken...More

Thank kenadams
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Two of us shared a parrillada and a salad, and it was more than enough - we left a mountain of rice and chips, and the additional salad that came with the grill. Good selection of beer and wine. Staff also willingly turned down the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Everything was bad, from food to service. Service was poor and it was hard to find and catch the waiter's attention whenever we needed something. We ordered veggie cannelloni and they served cannelloni with meat. We asked if they were sure whether the cannelloni were...More

Thank Darayavausk
Reviewed 13 May 2015

If you are on a hurry this is not a place for you. The food in el Fogón is really nice, but they certainly take time till it arrives to your table. The last time I was there I discovered that they have reduce the...More

Thank Yolybri
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here and it was alright. Service was fairly good and friendly. We had been warned that the service can be bery slow. The menu was decent. I had tomato soup. It came in a big bowl. It cost 20bs & was nice. I...More

1  Thank champkis
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Im in Bolivia for 2 months and this restaurant was one of the best compared to the price. - very nice decoration (small modern methanol fireplaces) - new very comfortable chairs - besied the starter I got an extra surprise starter which was very tasty...More

Thank Wolfram C
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

It's aimed at tourists and the service is OK but not great. With kids we wouldn't recommend it, also don't go if you are really hungry as you will need two plates. The the taste of what we got served though was quite good.

1  Thank TLauchenauer
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Went here with a group and it was terrible!!! We arrived at the restaurant at 2:15pm and the service was beyond slow!! We waited one hour and 15 mins for food to come! I asked the server how long it would take and of course...More

1  Thank Andrea A
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Oruro & Frias No 58, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6224969
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