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El Fogon

) #4,111 of 6,999 Restaurants in Toronto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Peruvian, Latin, South American
543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
+1 416-850-8041
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
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543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Booked a reservation for 7 people for 7 pm on Saturday night. We told them in advance we are celebrating a birthday. We were seated right away upon arrival. We waited about 15 minutes for the waitress to take our drink and appetizer orders. The...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I was in the neighborhood and decided to try Peruvian food. I have no idea what the cuisine is or what the specialties are, but I have always been adventurous when it comes to food. Anyway, I ordered arroz con mariscos. The arroz which went...More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am not Peruvian, so I cannot speak to the authenticity of the food, but it was really very good. The service was attentive and prompt. There was enough on the menu to satisfy the vegetarian and fish eaters in our group. The carnivores were...More

Thank stephen H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I am peruvian and know my food very well. I did not know this place and a canadian friend ask me to take him and try peruvian food.El Fogon look to ma a second rated restaurant. We ordered Yucca frita and calamar frito as appetizer,...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I've worked for years in Peru and it is rightly known for some of the most amazing food on the planet. Knowing that we are a long way from Peru, I wasn't expecting a five star experience, but El Fogon is only about two stars....More

Thank avcapobi
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I took a friend there to try out some Peruvian food. I ordered some cerviches and a plate of seafood while my friend ordered a steak. The cerviches was excellent and came in a good portion with some fried calamaris on top. The liquid looks...More

Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was a very good restaurant with nice accommodating staff. The food was nice. It was our first time to try their cuisine and we are impressed.

Thank Elvira V
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This spring we went to Peru and Ecuador and when we came back, we wanted more Peruvian food and so we went to El Fogon. We had excellent Peruvian Chicken Soup - a miracle cure if you are recovering from a travelling incident or just...More

Thank GregWB1955
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I travel a lot for business and go to multiple restaurants around North America. This is by far THE WORST service I have EVER received at a restaurant in my life. And all my friends who were with me would agree! I usually only review...More

Thank Mariella I
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We went on a Saturday evening. We entered, were not greeted....waited a few minutes before someone actually noticed we arrived. Once we sat down and ordered (after 10 minutes of sitting), we waited ONE FULL HOUR for an avocado salad!!! Are you kidding me? On...More

1  Thank JoannaFaj
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Rosalinda P
Has their customer service improved since 2014? Is there is an issue regarding long waiting times to be served?
21 March 2015|
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Response from AMsays | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what their service was like in 2014 but to us, the service was good as stated. Both Kevin and Julio (our actual waiter) looked after us well. We were there reasonable early, but there is no reason to think the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 543 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-850-8041
Description
No steps to enter restaurant or to washrooms.
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