El Fogon is ground zero for authentic Peruvian cuisine in Toronto. On the menu are traditional offerings such as aguadito de pollo, ceviche and fried fish.
We had to wait a long time to get the appetizer, and another very long wait to get the main dish - which was not tasteful at all. Their prices are on the higher side, but the quality of the food is just not there. On top of this, I got the food before my wife and we had to... more
I came here with my Bolivian friend who was visiting Toronto. She asked about Bolivian restaurants, and we couldn't find any in the city. She decided a Peruvian restaurant would be close enough (since they're neighbours). We ordered the antichucos (veal hearts), the fish ceviche, the seafood ceviche and pisco sours. The food was fresh and flavourful. The seafood was... more
went to el fogon and we were happy we did. we started with the ceviche, which was very fresh! then we had the mariscada al fogon (seafood stew) and tacu tacu con bistec (beans and rice patty with grilled steak). both were super tasty. for dessert we had the alfajor, which again, was good. next time we'll get the veal... more
Just south of Forest Hill, El Fogon specializes in Peruvian cuisine, which is influenced by Spanish and Latin themes, but is made unique through the taste of Peru’s indigenous peppers. Running until late in the evening, El Fogun is one of many Latin American destinations on St. Clair, though this casual, airy eat-in destination serves all forms of Peruvian cuisine: from coastal traditional... more