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El Fogon

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Between Hotel Toledo & Hotel National, David 0426, Panama
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“patacones” (3 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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Central American
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Between Hotel Toledo & Hotel National, David 0426, Panama
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This vacation we went 5 times to El Fogon from november to april. My mother in law likes the sancocho, so do we. However I cannot recommend entraña. For the USD 16.00 they ask, one could expect the meat cooked as one asks for. However...More

Thank JorgeFlaco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know, there is a reason that you do not see hardly any Panamanian restaurants in the USA...the food is eh...BUT this restaurant elevates it to new levels! Cute space inside with mom & pop running it/working it and I think the son is behind...More

Thank GoddessofArt
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My mother was raised in David. She always tells me about two things: the food and the heat. This time I went with my family and she had gone two months before. She called me and strongly recommended El Fogon. She knew the owner from...More

Thank Madridista078
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. The burger was good. Partner had the shrimp ceviche. The service was Ok. Will go back for dinner sometime. Nice atmosphere.

Thank GraceandBarry
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I was bold an asked them to cook mushrooms with garlic and olive oil. Also accompanied by steamed potatoes cooked in the same manner. This was not in the menu as a dish. I asked and they made it for me. I also ordered a...More

Thank 507fridazul
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have been a few times to el Fogon. It is a family place and also a place to go with friends. The food is very good, patacones are great and beer is always cold. Definitelly a recomended place for family and or firends.

Thank JuanchoGalan
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The food overall was great and the service was awesome, but the server got our accompaniments wrong and bought us an extra drink. The atmosphere is also very nice.

Thank Adriana W
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in David you have to stop by the Fogón Restaurant, great service, great prices, great food. From meat to sea food all fresh food. Cold beers and the best sangria!

Thank Roberto J. G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Their seafood dishes are fresh and their flan is the best. You can order from a burger to a typical Panamanian dish and you will be glad, their food is very good. The service is great.

Thank Kimy A
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Not great, but now awful either. Very good service. Fish dishes good. Octopus ceviche a bit overcooked. Fish ceviche just OK, on the small side. El Fogón will get you thru the day. Oh, they are married to the National Brewery, which makes Balboa and...More

Thank MaxCrowePTY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Between Hotel Toledo & Hotel National, David 0426, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David
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