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La Fogata

19440 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4805
+1 239-437-5701
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“quail” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
19440 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4805
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

La Forgata was relatively close and had very good reviews so we were excited to try it. It is in a strip mall. Nothing wrong with strip malls. As someone previously mentioned look for Mexican cuisine because the name is very small. The decor is...More

1  Thank BMRJ
Reviewed 29 March 2016

By far the best mexican food I've had in the area. Last time, I got the chile rellenos, and it was excellent. Nice folks, too.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants. I believe it is family owned and the waitstaff is always friendly and makes you feel very comfortable. I asked about a beverage I had not heard of before and the waitress brought a full glass full...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Chic eatery with expensive food that was just average. Acoustics very poor. Service substandard. Menu limited.

Thank Unique_NC_Explorer
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We absolutely adore La Fogata! Everything about this place is awesome! Delicious margaritas, outstanding guacamole and chips, homemade salsa! The dinners are amazing too! It's not well marked and set back on 41, so don't miss it! It is truly off the charts delicious, authentic...More

Thank susanmartha2016
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Humble interior but really good food cooked fresh. Margaritas were very tasty and homemade chips and salsa were yummy.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Everything is homemade, beer is cold, family that runs the place is very welcoming! We have been here several times and it is never crowded, which is unfortunate as the food is FANTASTIC! I believe part of the challenge is that the sign you can...More

Thank Mom2110
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Real authentic Mexican food! The best guacamole in town! Very basic decor but the food is worth it. The prices are great too.

Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Great service! Absolutely delicious food we've had 2 weeks in a row! Last week I had flautas and my husband had enchiladas sudadas and again this week! My dinner this week was grilled flank steak in a savory tomato onion sauce. Also they make the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

If you want the best Mexican food in town, this is the place to go. I've been here several times. It's not a fancy place, but the food is great! Best guacamole, ever! Prices are very reasonable as well.

Thank lorigonzo
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Linda J
Last time we went there, it was closed. Did it reopen?
17 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19440 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-437-5701