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El Fogon

Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have been returning to Mexico, Manzanillo area for 14 years. We always went to El Fogon and enjoyed the food and ambiance, however this year we have seen a drastic deterioration of the facility. Plates were chipped and broken, tables and furniture in disrepair...More

Thank Basicmonk
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I didnt arrive at the Fogon with high hopes, and although I wouldnt say its 100% authentic, its very good and well served. The restaurant has been done up in a charming mountain cabin style and the meats are all decent.

Thank Natalia J
Reviewed 18 April 2017

El Fogon isn't on the beach but the food is so authentic and so tasty that taking a night off sitting beside the beach is very easy. There are so many wonderful dishes available and the setting and atmosphere add so much to the dining...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

El Fogon is our "to go place" when we want to spend a special evening with good friends & great food.

Thank retired54751
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The waiter recommended the prime rib, so I ordered it. Tough as shoe leather and no flavor. My friend ordered the carne asada which is a flavorful thin beef, but this one had no flavor. They also kept their red wine in the refrigerator which...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I love Mexico, when we arrived we were greeted with so much friendliness, big smiles, and yes English. Also, as soon as you are seated out comes the home made taco chips with a variety of dips and sauces that were delish and all for...More

Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 23 February 2017

On this trip we've been there twice, both times excellent. Our kids came to visit and wanted them to enjoy this place. The waiters where great, they actually showed us some food as it was brought out. My son actually order the steak, and said...More

Thank _d47riverrat
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were busy all day sightseeing and went to dinner late. We went here as it is close to the hotel. After arrival, I realized that I had been here 12 years before during my earlier mission trip. The restaurant is the same as I...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Watch out for the margaritas! Mexican plate is great. Good service, excellent food. Sadly, never went back this visit.

Thank texasgal361
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Mexicano comical for every one. Just good food, not sexy, not over priced just good local food and drinks with very reasonable prices.

Thank Brian D
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5 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Sharon e | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer this with a definite yes or no. My suggestion would be to ask the manager Ray. He has always been very helpful. It seems to me they can accommodate many dietary needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevar Miguel de la Madrid across from Pacifico Azul, Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
  • Phone Number: 0131433333094
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