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El Fogon de Jovel

Avenida 16 de Septiembre No. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 678 2550
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (20 reviews)
“corn soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Avenida 16 de Septiembre No. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Pick this option for a relaxed ambiance, marimba and decent local food. Be smart and ask for some options to share, if you need more ask for more options.

Thank Rafamar
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your visit! The idea of ​​sharing food is very good! To try more options .best regards!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Enjoyed our breakfast. We are always looking for an American type breakfast and not easy to find but this was a good egg breakfast. Hope to go back again.

Thank dprez1984
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We appreciate your feedback. We hope to come home soon! regards

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

nice place to have the local food of chiapas, handmade tortillas are really good. the chayote desserte is extremely original and good!

Thank marinalebo
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you so much for your opinion. We hope you continue to enjoy Chiapas!!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to try local dishes surrounded by local waiters and marimba music this is the place to be. The waiters are wearing the Chamula attire and the plates are very local. The menú is wide and has funny sayings all around it. You...More

Thank minarodrigo
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for your comment. For us it is important to know your opinion and how was your stay in our restaurant. We will clean the menus.

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is an obvious tourist trap in the Centro Historico, so we were pleasantly surprised by the good food and excellent service. We had the Parrillada Chiapaneca, which is the best meat dish they prepare. It includes beef, chicken, ham, smoked sausage, longaniza and pork...More

Thank Yvette D
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you very much for your comment. We enjoyed knowing that they enjoyed their stay and the food. Best regards!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Not a great experience, service is bad and time waiting terrible. Food is average and there are better places to eat traditional food around.

Thank Luis O
ELFOGON29200, Gerente at El Fogon de Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Good morning. We regret that you have not enjoyed your food. We are one of the few restaurants that work to rescue the gastronomy of our city.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I realized after tasting the food in Oaxaca, the food in SanCristobal De La Casas does not interest me anymore. The Mole, as recommended by the staff, was just average. The Mole sauce was pretty good but the meat was not tender and juicy. I...More

Thank KopiMocha
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The only think remarkable about this restaurant were the fresh tortillas, the rest was pasable food. Nothing to repeat again. We had an assortment of plates and none of us really liked the food.

Thank 530Gypsy
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, our hotel concierge recommended this awful restaurant to my colleague. I knew it was gonna be bad when I spotted the cheesy decor and all the gringos...it was MUCH WORSE than I expected. The most insipid tamales I've ever rated in my life...seriously! My...More

Thank Christina V
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was a good choice to have typical Chiapas food. The place has a nice decoration, the staff is dressed up accordingly, they have live marimba music and freshly hand-made tortillas. The food was good and served very fast and they had regional artisan beer...More

Thank Joaquin78
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Mexican, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 16 de Septiembre No. 11 | Downtown, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 2550
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