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El Fogon

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Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
+52 984 803 0885
09:00 - 23:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Tacos El Pastor are the best on the planet. The variety and service were great. One small drawback is the heat and smoke while dining, but it adds to the atmosphere. The horchata is made onsite and is yummy. Also, the chorizo is very fine

Thank Tim H
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very authentic food. Good food that is inexpensive but satisfying. Try the family platter for 4, great deal and you can try a little of everything. People waiting in lines along the sidewalk for a table.

Thank divegal8
East Windsor, New Jersey
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best place to get tacos and margaritas! Their taco loco is huge (think burrito). Everything was delicious and service impeccable! They open at 1pm, so no go for lunch!

Thank Kate F
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place. It's a cheap local fast food spot with great tasting local dishes. You know the place is good when it's full of Mexicans and if you're looking for somewhere cheap and fast to eat, it's probably the best option in the city.

Thank Stephen M
Bucharest, Romania
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Local restaurant, full of Mexicans with big families, good and sufficient food, more like e a local tavern. Very noisy and crowded. Just for eating, no other atmosphere. No smoking.

Thank Laura C
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best tacos in Playa! I recommend the Al pastor tacos or the Arrencherra plate!.also good for the budget!

Thank Laura K
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted something a little off the more popular 5th Ave, I stubbled across El Fogon on Trip Advisor and decided we had to try it. So glad we did. The best Al Pastor we had the entire time we were there. Oh yea the cactus and margarita were also amazing! A must if your looking for... More 

Thank Michelle F
Johnston, Rhode Island
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food! Recommend tacos al pastor! The horchata was ok, nothing out of this work.They accept credit card which is a big plus! It was a bit tough to get a taxi after lunch though.

Thank Brady_ADV
Chantilly, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their chorizo taco and pork taco were amazing. You can get amazing tacos at such a reasonable prices. When you are done eating, you can go to Mega store right across the street and get some fresh fruits!

Thank nkkim1002
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, good selection, good prices. I highly recommend the pastor over the chirizo at this location though

Thank Brad A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6th bis & 30th Ave., Playa del Carmen 12345, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0885

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