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Mexican, Latin, Central American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for the best pastor tacos In town? Look no further, this are definitely it. We are people who live locally and have been to this place with just about all our visitors and this is definitely a must. You also try their taco loco...with is a big fat burrito with all sort of meats and cheese, it even comes with a chunk of beacon. Try with a bit of the red hot sauce, just a tiny bit though!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 9 July 2022 via mobile

Best local restaurant in Playa Del Carmen. Good food, good price, good service. Ask for Ramon, best waiter!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 June 2022

We ducked in here for a quick bite to eat. As Australians, we don’t speak much Spanish but I’d recommend learning a few words because they’ll look after the rest once you give it a go. We had the beef and chicken tacos, they were...simple but so so so delicious. Best food we had of the trip so far, and really really cheap. They also gave us free cactus and side salad, along with three salsas to add to our meals. We’re going back to try a few more dishes before we leave PDC. Huge cocktails too, for really cheap prices.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 28 May 2022 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant once a week (or more) for the past eight weeks and have tried many items on the menu with no regrets. Our last meal in Playa del Carmen will be here as we love the food and above all...enjoy the staff, especially Carlos and Enrique, who from our first visit, always make the time to come over and say hello.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 14 May 2022

This place has a couple of restaurants in PDC, and it's really worth the hype! Even the most basic and inexpensive dishes are excellent! The service is great and the waiters we've had speak good English. Will definitely visit again!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 March 2022

If you are looking for a real authentic Mexican meal, El Fogon is the place!! We went there two nights in a row with a party of 11 and then 15, and loved every single meal our group tried!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 24 March 2022 via mobile

Crazy good!!! Their Taco Loco will steal your heart!! Wooow Easy place, not a posh venue for sure, but true local experience.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 21 January 2022 via mobile

Amazing! Super fast service and such great food. A group of 8 enjoyed a nice meal here. We all agreed the pork with pineapple was such a treat. We had to wait for a short time outside but not long. Definitely the top three place...we ate at in playa del CarmenMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 25 December 2021

Went to both El Fogon restaurants in Playa del Carmen and enjoyed the food. They are another nice options for late lunch and dinner.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 17 November 2021 via mobile

Best meal of our trip so far. Service excellent. Vibe energetic. And the food!!! Also great value - 4 drinks, the loco, 2 sirloin tacos, queso normal, vegetarian quesadilla, chicken quesadilla, and extra order of pico to go… about USD $25. A rotation of local...musicians playing on the street outside restaurant (bring a few small bills to tip if you want), street parking ($1/hr) and free parking for a few cars behind restaurant. The place was packed (mostly locals so you know it’s good) even at 4pm on a rainy Tuesday but wait for a table was short. Go!!!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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fishfreek
12 March 2019|
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Response from euaguirod | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they accept USD
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jennifer B
11 October 2018|
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Response from DeanN122 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late response this place is a 3 min walk from 5th ave on a very busy street right across from Megamart busy street and very safe but I believe they close early each evening check the website for that
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DavidfromLongIsland
10 February 2017|
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Response from Brianowski | Reviewed this property |
creo que los horarios son de las 1pm hasta las 6am. son abiertos toda la tarde, para la cena, y la noche.
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Fogon

Yes, El Fogon offers takeaway services.

El Fogon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4