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El Fuego

) #717 of 3,610 Restaurants in Philadelphia $ Mexican, Fast food,
723 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3208
+1 215-592-1901
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“burrito bowl” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
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LOCATION
723 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3208
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017

You get to select the fillings you would like and watch as they make them right in front of you. You get 3 in an order for about $7 and it is a good portion with all of the items that you can have them...More

Thank Deby R
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This place is crankin at lunchtime. Word must be out that they toss together amazing and delicious Mexican in a simple but still super pleasing style. You choose from a burrito, burrito bowl, tacos or quesadilla and shout out your preferred ingredients in a 'have...More

Thank jim H
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch and was very disappointed! Had a burrito made to order and meat was not fresh. Beef was dried out and rice was crunchy. Vegetables were sitting in grease and when I took a bite all grease dripped from the burrito. Tables...More

Thank Babs065
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Always. always good food! Get there before the Noon lunch rush as seating will be an issue. Although the line may be long, they move pretty quickly.

Thank Beachlover046
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at "El Fuego" The burrito was delicious, great value for money, and the staff were kind and friendly. The only complaint was the cleanliness of the place, which could use an improvement.

Thank Elai S
Reviewed 11 May 2016

One step up from fast food, but not quite good food. It's ok for a quick burrito on the run. but a little overpriced for add ons and extras (3$ for spoonful of guacamole?!)

Thank JetSetters911
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty soft carnitas tacos also love a naked burrito you can smell the cilantro as soon as you walk through the door...great place to meet friends for lunch !!

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 26 August 2015

El Fuego is similar to a well known chain but much better. They made my burrito to order from selected meats and toppings and it was quite big. Doesn't have a license to dispense alcohol.

Thank Cooie1946
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

If you`re looking for some quality Mexican food, give this place a chance. My fav is their chorizo tacos and they are mouth watering. It is a no frills place with fresh ingredients and the staff can be surly at times. Philly is a great...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Be prepared to wait at peak lunch time, and don't plan on eating inside Fuego with the limited seating. Excellent chorizo, but you're probably better off at a Chipotle for anything else, because you'll get more for your money and friendlier service. The portion sizes...More

Thank James K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3208
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-1901
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