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Little Chicken House

1193 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5104
831-655-1704
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Ranked #35 of 74 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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English first
Pacific Grove, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We drop by LCH for take-out whenever we're in the mood for a quick BBQ dinner. Although the meats are not slow smoked, they're all cooked outside in a wood fired bbq and kept hot in an open spit. The exterior/interior is a little shabby but the LCH offers good value.

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Newland, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This little place was quite the surprise; not much for eating in so you may want to do carry-out. Friendly staff, but the chicken/ribs is what you come for; taken fresh off of the spit. Though pricey for chicken you'll find it well worth it.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This restaurant is filled with surprises. Close to the beach, I wouldn't normally think there would be a good BBQ place, but this place has all the meat you would like: chicken, pork/beef ribs, brisket, etc. Their cornbread is pretty good, and their garlic bread is awesome too. The owner is an older gentleman and he is very nice and... More

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We drove past this place and initial thoughts were to not stop. One of our rules while on vacation is to not eat at franchise locations. We like to taste the area and what the locals make. Such was the case with Little Chicken House. We were attracted by the BBQ smoker out front and the fact that it was... More

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Pacific Grove
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The chickens are on a huge rotating grill. I usually order to go. Mashed potatoes with gravy and cole slaw. Not to be duplicated. The flavor is wonderful!

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D.C.
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I love everything these folks serve and the way they serve it. All restaurants should be like this place. You go in and sit at a small counter. The rotisserie is directly in front of you and you choose your dish, chicken or ribs usually. The sides are pre-packaged and the food outstanding. This is a one of a kind... More

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Denver, CO
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87 reviews 87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

These guys do an oak smoke BBQ. Checked this out as a local friend said ribs were amazing. So bottom line: good meat/BBQ but they need to work on nuancing the sauce - or having some heat in the sauce. Also sides were homemade yet one-night & unseasoned. Nice guys. Nice large portions of meat but the presentation on white... More

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Monterey, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

I always do the drive threw and take my BBQ to the beach close by. I am a local and I think that their BBQ is the best around. Pulled pork is always moist and tasty. All the sides are good to!!!! Love the mac n cheese!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The Bar-B-Que chicken was pretty good. Very moist but then it was mostly dark meat. There was a small bone in my sandwich. While it seems very authentic to see the meat roasting right before your eyes, it is also incredibly smoky. Those with allergies beware...and wear old clothes.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is a small little Barbeque restaurant with lots of flavor. Great portions with a variety of meats and side dishes.

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