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El Fogon de Gringo

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La Madrid 1051, Tarija, Bolivia
+591 4 6643399
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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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427 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply outstanding. The ambiance is great and very welcoming, as is the service. I had a 400g steak, cooked to order and absolute perfection. Very high quality. Price included the stunning salad-bar - this itself is special, clearly fresh. Beautiful rocket, salads - made with care. Staff maintain the salad-bar well. Another has fries and various hot-sides. Terrific. Cost Inc.... More 

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Thank GlynCarre
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this steakhouse. Wide wine variety, friendly service and tasty steaks. It's a must to eat here...believe me.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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136 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Very close to the center of teh city this restaurant offers specialties in grilled meats. The meat is delicious, smooth and of an incomparable flavor. It is advisable to accompany it with any of the magnificent wines that are produced in that region. The prices are not very high, and the food they serve is worth it.

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Thank scriales
La Paz Department, Bolivia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing service and the food is also very amazing. The price for the bife de chorizo was 70bs but it was worth every boliviano.

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Thank JonasAstro
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in Tarija and ate here 3 of the 4 nights as the food is so amazing! The steak is utterly fantastic and far better than anything we had tasted in Argentina. The salads are extremely tasty as well. All of the staff are really warm and welcoming. A must if you're in Tarija!

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Thank VictoriaWelinder
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Excellent food, meat is great but also the salads are uniqie!!! A restaurant where you have to be when you visit Tarija.

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Thank Lioba123
Bolivia-USA
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had such a great meal at this place, the ribs were perfectly cooked, and JERSON was absolutely wonderful, he was very polite and always checking on us. You must try this place!

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Thank Pinqhi
Naples, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Delicious! There was a wonderful salad bar that also had hot sides to accompany the main meal. Our steaks arrived perfectly seasoned and cooked. They were huge....I could only eat 1/2. It made great left overs. It was full, but the wait staff was very good.

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Thank LArnez
England
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239 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were in need of a good meal and El Fogon did not let us down. Great greeting at the door and we were well looked after throughout our evening. Nice bread and dips to keep us busy while we waited for our main dishes and the wine was perfectly served and excellent - Calamuchita. The steak was delicious, cooked... More 

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Thank BristolCharles
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great service and typical asado that makes you enjoy the stay, it was full of local people so it must be recommended for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Madrid 1051, Tarija, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Tarija Department  >  Tarija
  • Phone Number: +591 4 6643399
Description
New restaurant (2009), very good food, certainly for Boilivian standards!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?