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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” (737 reviews)
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“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 via mobile

The food was very very good and the staff is very friendly been there twice . We just love el fogon . We'll go again in our next visit to Playa .

Thank elcallao05
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very busy place! Popular among locals and visitors from what we saw. Everything we had was great! Great service too. Very hot as it’s open-air and the grill is open to the restaurant too but the food is worth it. Menu is in Spanish but...More

1  Thank Ollie T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The pork tacos with pineapple are easily the best tacos I’ve had in my life, I ate 10 of them in one sitting and am planning on returning for another 10 tomorrow. Price was great especially compared to how expensive food can be on 5th...More

1  Thank Steven D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really the best restaurant. It started they dont have an english menu which is great so i knew this place for the locals. The waitress lady was very helpful with choosing the right right things :) We got soups for free :) very...More

1  Thank b_linth2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Muy bueno Can’t beat cheap delicious tacos - the ambiance and food makes this the go to place in Playa

1  Thank UmmYumYum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our cab driver pointed out El Fogon to us, so we gave it a try. This was the best Mexican street food we have ever had! The meat was seasoned perfectly in each dish. We had queso fundido with chorizo, el Pastor tacos, the Loco...More

1  Thank fremont5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been there twice so far on our trip. Beware of big portions at very affordable prices. All of it was delicious. Yeah Will probably be back at least once before we leave.

1  Thank Cosmopolitan267470
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the guys from the hotel recommended this place. I had gotten in late after an all day outing and decided to have a later dinner. The tacos locos was absolutely delicious!! Great atmosphere and service was outstanding. I would go back to Playa...More

Thank danealw2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so hungry and ordered too much food. The portions are huge (try taco loco!) and are all super delicious! The best dish of all we had is taco Gringa. Staff was very helpfull to make something simple for our kids.

Thank Vjerka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Playa Del Carmen for our anniversary and we wanted to go somewhere authentic. I had already read reviews about this place and another one. We tried the first place, which was a winner, until we ate at El Fogon. OMG! The food...More

Thank K M
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August 12, 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.
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Gizem R | Reviewed this property |
It took us 7 mins
Sandy F
February 18, 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
  • 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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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