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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“conch fritters” (157 reviews)
“stew” (72 reviews)
“pork steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

Ate here on our first night and talked about it every day we were on the island. Food was amazing, I had the special of the night which was a Snapper stuffed with goat cheese and they provided their fresh habanero sauce which was out...More

Thank CarGallagher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved everything about it this restaurant—From their traditional Belizean stew to the fresh seafood, our group fell in love. The drinks are amazing and the open air seating is perfect for the climate. We even decided to come back another evening. The wait staff...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a pleasant lunch here during our stay in Ambergris Caye. I ordered the grilled chicken and it was served with onions and peppers and a side of coconut white rice and potato salad. Everthing was delicious!

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ended up being our favorite restaurant on the island. Great service and the food was just outstanding. You have to try their nightly specials. Go for the seafood dishes!!!

Thank Merle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place. Has the seafood combo all blackened. Included lobster, fish, shrimp, and was great. Awesome atmosphere and will continue to visit. Service is fantastic almost too much. Highly recommend a dinner or lunch here.

Thank Jim9995
Reviewed 1 week ago

San Pedro has some really nice restaurants but there is a reason why El Fogon has such good reviews and a massive following. I wanted some authentic local food but as a vegetarian sometimes there isn't a lot of choice. El Fogon had a vegetarian...More

Thank _77MJG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kept hearing great things about El Fogon during our trip, so we decided to check it out and boy was it a great choice! Very cute beach atmosphere. Very fresh food. The salbutes were incredible, so were the Belikin fried lobster, and Lime and...More

Thank Pioneer784295
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The night we arrived, we headed right over to El Fogon because I had heard so many good things about it and we were quite hungry. It certainly didn't disappoint. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was amazing! Wonderful, fresh local cusine with a nice...More

1  Thank D T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here... the prices are reasonable and the food is tasty with lots of local dishes to try 👍🏾😀

Thank Alexterrg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 5 days in Ambergris Caye and ate here 3x!! This is real deal made to he way grandma made it Belizean Food. Olive and Luis are carrying on the family tradition and recipes and they are amazing!! Be sure to try the Stewed Chicken,...More

Thank Matt R
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Questions & Answers
d h
February 11, 2018|
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Response from arivera11082 | Reviewed this property |
Most places where belizean on the menu. We always asked to be sure
November 23, 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. If they have a website I'd try contacting them directly.
Larry M
June 3, 2017|
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Response from ElFogonSP | 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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