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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” (738 reviews)
“al pastor” (168 reviews)
“bean soup” (95 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a low key restaurant in Playa del Carmen. The food was excellent and is all done on fire wood and that is one reason that some times the restaurant can be overwhelmed with smoke but the food is great and the price is...More

Thank artvic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had dinner in El Fogon a couple of times and always everything really good. Food was in the table very quick even tho the place was full. The drinks aswell were quick. All the plates had a big amount of food for a nice...More

Thank Javsssss
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our friend recommended this place to us. Food was delicious, stuff was friendly, live music by street artists was excellent. Menu in Spanish, so learn it! :)))

Thank anastasiiakarpova
Reviewed 5 days ago

The line waiting for a table to free up was the first sign that this bare bones restaurant was exactly what we were looking for. We were tired of the more touristy offerings on fifth avenue and were in search of where the locals ate...that's...More

Thank tuckie
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited El Fogon for dinner twice during our week stay in Playa Del Carmen. The food is delicious and authentic. Try the el pastor tacos or torta!

Thank Shellyello
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not recommend. There are plenty of better options around. The pork taco and the pinto beans soup where the best things we had there

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an taco aficionado, I like to try the best tacos in town. I have tacos 5 nights a week in LA and was excited to try this highly recommended spot. The choices of tacos weren’t what I used to such as Buche, cabeza, lingua...More

Thank Ling5715
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch. I had the smoked pork with cheese. This is diced ham with cheese on top served with tortillas. Very tasty.

Thank clearwater007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss El Fogón, leave 5th Avenue and eat the real thing! Terrific service, quick and very pleasant staff! Delicious tacos al pastor, the best we’ve eaten. An extended menu, everything looked so good. I wished I had two stomachs and could taste some more...More

Thank cgalow
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 6th visit to el fojon it is the most amazing place we go for dinner - it gets better and more exciting each time - the locals - the amazing pace - the atmosphere are all just wild - and oh yeah...More

Thank mayafan23
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12 April 2018|
Response from Harriman009 | Reviewed this property |
Not far at all. Constituyentes between 20-30th. It's right across from the Mega.
Sandy F
19 February 2018|
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Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry thought you were asking about another place. Here I had tacos I forget the Spanish word for what it was but it was first on the menu and we got a variety. We also got a burrito type thing and that was great as well.
12 February 2018|
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Response from bkcbrau | Reviewed this property |
We survived their Margherita’s!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$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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