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El Fogon

Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
+52 984 803 0885
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (732 reviews)
“al pastor” (169 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 2 days ago

You know a place is good when there is a line of locals waiting to be seated at midnight! The Al pastor tacos are the best!

Thank BigMtravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited a few times and this place just gets better. The food is great and drinks are even better. Don’t pass this up while in Playa.

Thank jim s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The reviews got it right--best tacos in Playa! Short walk from 5th Avenue; expect a couple minute wait. The al pastor are what you want. Salute!

Thank kirkiaga
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I won’t bother the readers of this review with many details. This should be review number 5241. All the 5 reviews are 100% on the money. So here goes another 5 star. If you are looking for great Authentic Mexican and a great price this...More

Thank Auzeny L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, good location, and friendly staff.Parrilladas are really good and are served with grilled onions, baked potatoes, awesome corn tortillas. Its an outdoor venue but wind runs through very fresh and relaxing. Liked it so much we went back twice. Wal mart is across...More

Thank mrodri84
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seems like a very popular place for tourists and locals. It was busy both times we ate at this place. Service was quick. The staff working here have their process down pretty good. There’s always a line up no matter what time you arrive but...More

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nobody but nobody makes better tacos! This is the first place we go to when we get into town. Order the “fogocito” with extra chorizo!

Thank Kristina P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long lines but worth waiting! Prices are alright, the food is super delicious and the staff is always ready to help

Thank TheCarolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have included multiple stops at El Fogon on 30th and 32nd avenue each time we visit Playa del Carmen. Absolutely awesome tacos al pastor. Could eat them EVERYDAY! Plus super cheap!

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here three times in four days. It was truly amazing and was recommended to us as part of a walking food tour with a local as serving the best tacos in Playa so they must be as good as we thought! I would...More

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13 August 2018|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
We used pesos, so not sure. However, most places would accept USD so quite likely they would.
12 April 2018|
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Response from Gizem R | Reviewed this property |
It took us 7 mins
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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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