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El Fogon

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San Jose 1080, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
+598 2900 0900
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Flores Da Cunha, RS
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is very good. Try meat and escape from sea food. They have a very good sweet potato on the barbecue and very special tradicional meats. Staff also is good.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a baby beef steak and my wife chose lamb ribs. Both dishes were delicious, well-prepared, tender, succulent and tasty. Congenial service, pleasant surroundings and a good atmosphere made the meal all the more memorable and convivial. One thing that stood out about place: one of the waiters had a physical disability that in no way interfered with his... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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182 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here as part of our tour of Montevideo. It was as authentic as it could be a little dated perhaps but real. I miss this authenticity in parts of Europe The waiters were fun.... the food was fantastic. We had the BBQ option and enjoyed it all. So much to eat we didn't bother with dessert

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Thank P R
ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

P R, thank you for your comments about our dishes, we hope you come back in your next visit. More 

Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner with friends !!We had the vegetable soup, Parrillada, potatoes, fries and grilled red pimentos.. everything cooked to perfection.. Excellent Service !

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ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

eneidam721, thank you for your comments about our dishes, we hope you come back in your next visit. More 

Tromso, Norway
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my absolute favourite restaurants in Montevideo and one of the best steak houses I have ever been to. For a Norwegian traveller, its reasonable priced. Ask for the Angus with a Bouza wine. It can not get any b etter. The place is stylish, no dress code but you´ll feel better with a shirt at least.... More 

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ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

OGW w, thank you for your comments about us, we hope you come back in your next visit More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent friendly service, and the best steak I have had in Uruguay so,far yum!! The decor is rustic, and the waiter was great with our two year old. My wife had paella which was also delicious. Recommended

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Thank Mr A
ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

Mr A, thank you for your comments about our dishes, we hope you come back in your next visit. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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461 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had steak which is their specialism . My wife's lobo came as ordered and was good , my pecahana ( spelling . ) was tasty but supposed to be medium rare came medium well done . Service was reasonable . There are better choices I think

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ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

hilltopOxon, thank you for visiting us, hope seeing you soon. More 

Dongguan, China
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652 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After long time, back to my (then) favourite parrilla in town Still one of the best. Service is fast and kind. Meat always great

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ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review

Ivan S, thank you for choosing us, hope you come back soon. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very convenient and certainly popular, but my steak was tough and vegetables lackluster; when we were ready to leave, getting anyone's attention for the bill became a game :-).

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Thank Mary Ann L
ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Fogon, responded to this review
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Mary Ann L , lamentamos los inconvenientes. Si lo desea puede escribir su queja formal a elfogon@elfogon.com.uy More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place for dinner - with kids, we needed somewhere quite early (7pm) - the restaurant was already fairly busy. The food was lovely, we had the mixed meat and salad. They sell fairly large portions so we made sure we shared and still had leftovers!

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ElFogon1962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Fogon, responded to this review

JF1979, thank you very much for shareing you experience with us, we hope you come back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Seafood, Steakhouse, Italian, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose 1080, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +598 2900 0900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?