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El Pollo Supremo

Mexican, Spanish
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221 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3641
480-966-3713
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
If your hungry for a combo

Have eaten here for many years and always found the food to be delicious. If your a premadonna and like everything just perfect, then this is not the place for you, but if you like good mesquite grilled chicken and steak, have a seat. I like the combo plate with both meats, served with pinto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tedd B
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a pain in the butt that they don't except cards and I would go there more if they did but this is definitely some of the best chicken I've ever had. It's simply awesome. It reminds me of the chicken I've had in Puerto Rico from an old man and a black grill on the side of the road.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here for many years and always found the food to be delicious. If your a premadonna and like everything just perfect, then this is not the place for you, but if you like good mesquite grilled chicken and steak, have a seat. I like the combo plate with both meats, served with pinto beans, salsa and marinated onions.... More 

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Thank Tedd B
Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My wife and I have been going to this place for probably 20 years. Other preceding reviews provided menu details, etc. so I won't bother to repeat them. The chicken is slightly spicier than the chains. The place is small and rustic, with a few tables if one chooses to dine in. It is the only place we go (besides... More 

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Thank Glenn W
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Horrible customer service. We ordered corn tortillas, she gave us flower tortillas instead. and when we ask for the right ones she wanted me to pay a dollar extra.

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Thank Lucia F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

really thier charcoaled chicken is amazing .. It is healthy so delicious even the prices are within anyone's budget

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Tasty chicken. It came with brants tortilla onions and salsa. The onions are great the beans ok, too watery for my taste ok flavor. Not a fancy place but good for take out. The Jamaica was very good they were out of orchata and piña colada. Nice friendly place.

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Thank Paisagringa
Tempe, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Order the chicken. Whatever you do, make sure you order the chicken. Never had a bad experience here. The food is authentic to say the least. Good vibes here! Cash only though so make sure you come correct.

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Thank Patrick_Drkn
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a little hole-in-the-wall joint in a strip mall. But it has been there forever which means it has stood the test of time = good food. The menu is limited: grilled chicken and grilled steak. To accompany: beans, salsa, pickled onions, to name a few. You also get you choice of flour or corn tortillas. With such a... More 

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Thank WWPaci
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

The food is fresh and tasty. The price is not expensive. It is not a fancy place but your tommy will be thankful. 100% Mexican grill style :)

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Thank Blanca M
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The decor of the restaurant is not the best, but if you go in knowing what to expect, it isn't an issue. The chicken is good and so are the beans. I have noticed that some people complained about the lady at the register. I had no issues with her. She was considerate towards me and the people I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3641
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: 480-966-3713

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?