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Little Chicken House

1193 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5104
831-655-1704
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Ranked #40 of 76 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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English first
Sonora, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nice surprise. looks like fast food from the outside but the meat is rotisserie and smoked. big portions, just a little pricey. Service was fast. The coleslaw is blah but the meat is tender and tasty...could be a little spicier.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've eaten there many times over the years and it's always been good. The place has been there so long that the walls have taken on that smoky patina that adds to the flavor of the meat. Not much of a sit down restaurant, but they do a great take out business. Pacific Grove is not famous for BBQ, but... More 

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Lawndale
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is some of the tastiest BBQ you will find. It is simple and straight forward. It serves locals and touring PGA pros. Seating is limited. You will not regret stopping in.

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Kingman, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The thought of drive thru BBQ lured us in. Got the 3 meat combo with two sides. Chicken and ribs were great - brisket wasn't my style. The sides were awesome - the coleslaw was nice and light and the Mac salad was fresh.

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Pacific Grove, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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San Jose, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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159 reviews 159 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 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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Additional Information about Little Chicken House

Address: 1193 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5104
Phone Number: 831-655-1704
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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