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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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really thier charcoaled chicken is amazing .. It is healthy so delicious even the prices are within anyone's budget

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

i went to ASU in the early 80's when this place opened. Every time i visit arizona, i make it a point to go back to this place. i have never been able to find out what they marinate the chix in! but the flavor lingers over 20 years later. the place is not the nicest inside....and the "grumpy" lady... More 

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Lots of good recommendations but my shadow will not be cast on their door again. I ordered the combo which comes with 2 pcs of chicken and some beef tips, beans, salsa, onions and tortillas. ($9.00+) The 2 pieces of chicken were half of a hacked up back and 2/3 of a wing, THE TIP AND THE MIDDLE, NOT EVEN... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

Excellent chicken, but don't expect elegant dining. We would go back.

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Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2009

I love this place. great marinaded mexican chicken off the grill. Love the marinaded onions. A dive, but great.

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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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