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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%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (724 reviews)
“al pastor” (162 reviews)
“bean soup” (94 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Constituyentes, Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
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Reviewed today

Our group of four enjoyed dinner here. Three of us had tacos - they were great!, and one had the recommended steak and thought it was really good. Also tried the melted cheese pot with mushrooms - yum! A fun waitress, very helpful. Packed with...More

Thank shadowasher123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get there early as there can be a line. It is warm in the restaurant so be prepared. The food, spectacular. Price was Great! We all had either the steak or chicken and the food was perfect and was one of the best meals we...More

Thank Sana U
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is just as you would imagine a traditional mexican tacqueria. Tasty meal and good drinks for a cheap price.

Thank Eldigga
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit each and every year we come to Playa and we are never disappointed. Great food, great service and great price. Order anything on the menu...it is all very good. The drinks are also delicious.

Thank Bvillen
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food and margaritas were the best all served in an open air atmosphere. We had chicken fajitas and pork tacos. During the dinner there was a small band playing street side which added to the authentic atmosphere. the location was a 10 minute walk...More

Thank DaveandBirgit
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had just finished our Mayan Ruins tour and was to take the ferry back to Cozumel but decided we should eat before going back. Not wanting to eat the touristy spots by the beach and pier, we asked a local and he pointed us...More

Thank 00seva00
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved it all 2 couples in our 50ies. toys had 2 beers we had a Mojito and El fogon drink. We shared nachos el pastor, followed by steak quesidia to die for and a chicken tacos yummy. The whole thing for around $40 CDN. We...More

Thank Ann-Renee V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our annual trek. Always busy, especially after 7 PM. Worth the wait. No air conditioning so keep that in mind. Very casual. Authentic Mexican food.

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must try if your in playa, the food was great and very cheap. Remember if you can’t speak or read Spanish use your phone to go to the web site to read the menu.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had seen a lot of people posting about this restaurant on social media and it look amazing so i decided before even arriving in mexico that this is where we would be stopping for lunch while visiting playa del carmen. There were so many...More

Thank cynthiac992018
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12 February 2018|
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Response from bkcbrau | Reviewed this property |
We survived their Margherita’s!
julie h
16 January 2018|
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Response from JP&Helen | Reviewed this property |
We paid cash as well. No idea if they take credit cards. There's ATM's all over the place though.
16 November 2017|
Response from Marvin W | Reviewed this property |
They have several dish’s that have chicken. I recommend the fajitas which are always good. Plates are plentiful so you won’t leave hungry. They take dollars, pesos, or credit cards. Beer is cold and Margaritas are good... More
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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