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El Fogon

# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 206-2121
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“conch fritters” (157 reviews)
“stew” (99 reviews)
“creole fish” (19 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

I live here and quite frankly, any restaurant that doesn't serve excellent food doesn't last long so every place deserves a five for food. It's the service and ambiance that separate the 5's from others. Servers here are courteous, know the menu and how the...More

Thank hbonnemx
Reviewed yesterday

Good restaurant good food. Would recommend! Was a little off putting sitting on the patio as a large truck sat on the road beside us belching exhaust but that’s not their fault.

Thank Femstrong
Reviewed 2 days ago

Open air with a very friendly and fun wait staff. Accommodating and helpful with the fresh menu choices and the bartender is a wizard. Best mojito in a long time. We enjoyed their specialty, fried lobster one lunch and it was excellent. Almost too much...More

Thank washingt0n69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our snorkel guide recommended this place and we absolutely loved it! Delicious conch fritters, chicken salbutes and fish empanadas. Yummy! We liked it so much, we’re going back today before we take our flight home. That’s how good it was!

Thank chicklet_71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our 1st visit to Belize and we had fantastic food everywhere. El Fogon was the best meal we ate all week. I had the citrus garlic shrimp and my husband had the lobster curry. He is still talking about that 2 weeks later....More

Thank dkcap
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All I can say is that this is my fave of all restaurants in San Pedro. You can take Elvi’s and Caramba tourist trap restaurants if you want to but if you want great food at a great price go to El Fagon. They cook...More

Thank Mitch B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got lucky and got one of the last lobster tails at the end of the season. Huge lobster tail, grilled -- very good flavor. Salbutes were excellent. A good place to get local flavors and not the tourist stuff that is mostly on the...More

Thank OttoFC71
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although I had my doubts about the location of this restaurant, the food was excellent. I had lobster as it was the last few days of the season and it was delicious. The service was prompt and welcoming. Would definitely recommend coming here if you...More

Thank Lori K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read the good reviews on TripAdvisor and so my fiancée and I decided to book a dinner with my parents and brother for our last night in San Pedro. Walked in around 2pm and made reservations for dinner the same night at 7pm. Showed up...More

Thank mjm509-dc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was the best we had on the island. Everything is very fresh and definitely showcases the islands unique cuisine. If you’re there during lobster season don’t miss out. Try as many things on the menu as you can. The servers are friendly...More

Thank Nicole W
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11 February 2018|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. If they have a website I'd try contacting them directly.
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Response from ElFogon1 | Property representative |
Sorry but we only deliver within the town limits. We would be happy to organize a taxi delivery. Thanks you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 206-2121
  • E-mail
El Fogon meaning the "fire-hearth" specializes in Authentic Belizean Cuisine. Our lunch menu includes Stewed Meats, Seafood & Soups. The items on the menu are all local favorites. Dinner consists of Grilled Seafood, Shrimp in Orange and Ginger Sauce or a Mango Sauce, Seafood Creole platter, Seafood Kebabs and much more...All served with a choice of Coconut White Rice or Rice and beans cooked on the open fire. Frozen Key Lime, Coconut Cheesecake and Local Ice Cream makes up our nightly desserts.
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