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El Fogon

# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 206-2121
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
# 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best meals we had in Belize! The wood fire gives the food an excellent flavor. We had the mixed seafood grill, outstanding! Great service too, everyone was so nice.

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

El Fogon was recommended by quite a few people for good local food. We were not disappointed. Two of us had the shrimp creole, one had scallops and the other curry. We all enjoyed our meal. The service was good. Some interesting sinks in the...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent local food- this is how to experience authentic Belize cuisine. We had a great lunch -lots of locals there as well.

Thank dmmurphy99
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the only place we ate twice at. The second time was better than the first. great service and very reasonable prices. Have great local and international food.

Thank drjohnmd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the special with lobster, fish, conch and shrimp. Good food and plenty of it. They had WiFi if you asked. Higher price then a lot of other places in town but it was our one nice meal where we sort of dressed up. Call...More

Thank Mathurin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean restaurant but this was ne f ur least memorable experiences on the island. I was really looking forward to this place based on the reviews. I would say this place is average to below average. Much better choices on amberis caye

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small space (maybe 12-14 tables), suggest making a reservation and call in advance to get an outside table (no AC inside). Delicious curry, grilled fish, pulled pork taco appetizer. Staff was attentive and friendly. Would definitely return.

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was fantastic! I got shrimp kebabs and my husband got chicken kebabs, both came with rice and veggies. The sauce that came on the kebabs really made it. We showed up without a reservation and had to sit inside, which was fine....More

Thank jordieallover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here once and it was awesome! We wanted to come back again but never got the chance. When we come back to San Pedro we will be eating her again for sure!

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best place that we ate on our visit to San Pedro in March. We of course had the ceviche which was even better than Lilly's. That's damn good. My wife and I both had a couple of drinks. They were very busy...More

1  Thank 771vanced
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d h
12 February 2018|
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Response from arivera11082 | Reviewed this property |
Most places where belizean on the menu. We always asked to be sure
23 November 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. If they have a website I'd try contacting them directly.
Larry M
4 June 2017|
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Response from ElFogon1 | Property representative |
Sorry but we only deliver within the town limits. We would be happy to organize a taxi delivery. Thanks you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 2 Trigger Fish Street | Just North of Tropic Air Terminal, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 206-2121
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El Fogon meaning the "fire-hearth" specializes in Authentic Belizean Cuisine. Our lunch menu includes Stewed Meats, Seafood & Soups. The items on the menu are all local favorites. Dinner consists of Grilled Seafood, Shrimp in Orange and Ginger Sauce or a Mango Sauce, Seafood Creole platter, Seafood Kebabs and much more...All served with a choice of Coconut White Rice or Rice and beans cooked on the open fire. Frozen Key Lime, Coconut Cheesecake and Local Ice Cream makes up our nightly desserts.
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