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El Pollo Supremo

221 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3641
480-966-3713
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English first
Tempe, Arizona
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Washington Dc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2008

best grilled chiken

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Additional Information about El Pollo Supremo

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

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