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“Our Top Pick!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Fogon

El Fogon
Ranked #31 of 1,154 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Our Top Pick!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012 via mobile

The tacos al pastor are DELICIOUS! Authentic food, great service, terrific value.....and always delicious food. Definitely our top pick!

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Castroville, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Something missing...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

We had the fahitas and no surprise, they were really good. They have a delicious bean soup that goes down good with the fahitas. Now, for all you Tex-Mex types, including me, they do not have refried beans or rice. The specialty here are tacos. We were used to beans and rice as a staple with our fahitas or any Mexican dish served in Texas, but the bean soup more than made up, I had three servings!

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Rineyville, Kentucky
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012 via mobile

A great place to go and get some great Tacos Al Pastor. Open air and authentic as you can get here in Mexico. This won't be our last time going there.

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Boxborough
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Best of Playa Del Carmen”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

This place has it all, great atmosphere and great food! Get the El Pastor tacos. This place will be a ritual stop for us whenever we go to Mexico. It's the real deal, off the touristo track.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

Had a great dinner at this restaurant! The steak was great, good service and prices reasonable. Overall one of the best we tried in Playa!

Visited July 2012
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