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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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“conch fritters” (154 reviews)
“stew” (98 reviews)
“creole fish” (19 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

You would never find this place without a guide. Fresh seafood a specialty. Lots of local flavor. We had a great waitress that made the evening a success. It took a long time for our food to arrive but we enjoyed the other diners and...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed yesterday

Three locals told us about this place. After trying it for lunch, we returned for dinner. This is local food in an appealing environment, with sand floors like many San Pedro restaurants. Our waiter was attentive, and the food was very good. Skip the more...More

Thank BetsyMig
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was among our favourite restaurants in San Pedro. Terrific local food, well prepared, nicely presented, with efficient but warm and friendly service. They had some nice wines and a really nice menu selections. There was also a nice, informal but warm ambience to the...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed yesterday

It's unfortunate because the food was great and the layout of the restaurant is really cool (you can sit right next to the stewing pots), but we had a bad experience paying the bill which soured the whole experience. We bought the fried lobster shown...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had dinner here recently. We started with red sangria and conch fritters. Sangria was different but very good. Conch fritters were really good, could definitely taste the conch. For dinner we had fish creole and citrus and ginger shrimp which we asked for spicey! Excellent...More

Thank beachbound2006
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You aren’t going to beat this place for true Belizean food. One of the very top restaurants for us!!

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service. Food was good. Would recommend. We had the fried chicken that was ok and the salbutes which were awesome.

Thank Jackie O
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Fogon came highly recommended by the owner of our AirBNB... she said it was the best food she's had. It was very good, but not the absolute best that we had in San Pedro. We may not have gotten the right dish. The atmosphere...More

Thank CharleeDiane
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, pleasant service. Had the seafood kabob. Delicious! Recommend as a dinner option. We were lucky to be here in lobster season. Drinks were good also.

Thank DadOnRed
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in and noticed most tables had a reserved card on them which was a good sign but also a challenge. As we were just 2 it was good and we selected conch ceviche followed by a local Belizean creole fish and lobster dish...More

Thank Studd2710
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Questions & Answers
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!
23 July 2015|
Response from Shannon M | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday opened 11a -9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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