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El Pollo Inka

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1425 W Artesia Blvd, Ste 14, Gardena, CA 90248-3228
310-516-7378
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Provides a high quality service to generally fussy clientele

This is a preferred location to the Hermosa Beach restaurant for general quality. I've rated both as 4-stars, but my experience is that this location is a bit better, more consistent and servicing a lot of return customers. Head this way if you have the time!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
johnc_19
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USA
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

πŸ‘ŽπŸ»πŸ‘ŽπŸ»C the people where nice no manager bread was old what a shame its no good but oh well maybe it will get better πŸ“πŸ“πŸ“πŸ“

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Love the food. Love the prices. Love the value. We must be lucky because we always get great customer service. The value is excellent try the lunch specials that start at $7.99

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I was in the area working and wanted to grab a bite to eat before heading to LAX. I specifically asked the gentleman could the dish be made without a particular ingredient, he said yes. Well guess what, the plate came out with the food item I asked to be left off. Due to my time restraints and the ever... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went to a memorial service luncheon here. Met with management who made sure the service was top rated. The portions were plentiful. I ate chicken, rice and a salad. Found out they teach salsa on the weekends. This is recommended.

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Compton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I've been going here for a couple of yrs and the atmosphere and ppl are great and the food is ok. There green sauce is what makes me go back cause it really leaves a taste on your palate.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I visited El Pollo Inka with some business associates for dinner--the offerings were many and those selected were delicious, with large portions and very inexpensive in cost. This is my second visit---still very impressed! One associate had a seafood dish; I don't remember the name, but, it included a wide variety of seafood--he admitted that is was one of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had heard good things about this place before and was really enjoying my food.... And then my friend found not 1 but 2 hairs in her soup. Yuck! If that hadn't happened, they would have gotten a great rating. The food was good and the prices are very affordable. Not to say that stuff like that happens all the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

There are two Peruvian restaurants that are near my company, already tried El Rocoto so my friends and I decided to come to the legendary El pollo Inka. The interior design was quite unique aztecan style with a touch of modern club lights, by these I meant that there were a lot of black neon lights. I decided to order... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a preferred location to the Hermosa Beach restaurant for general quality. I've rated both as 4-stars, but my experience is that this location is a bit better, more consistent and servicing a lot of return customers. Head this way if you have the time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I frequently go here with friends and family for reasonably priced and tasty Peruvian food. I even had my retirement party here. Also, I love the murals of Machu Picchu and colonial Peru. The chicken soup is delicious. I have done Salsa classes here or sometimes just watched the dancing. This place is popular with cops so don't be nervous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1425 W Artesia Blvd, Ste 14, Gardena, CA 90248-3228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: 310-516-7378

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Latin, Spanish, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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