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Zankou Chicken

1296 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1901
626-405-1502
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The chicken is killer. I get roasted chickens from Pavilions (no waiting and convenient), Costco (cheap and HUGE), Whole Foods (no salt solution or hormones) and Zankou. Theirs is the best. I say that because the chicken falls off the bone, and is still tender. It has tons of flavor. The staff, however is rude. I can always count on... More

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Pasadena, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

My family loves Zankou chicken! We always order the family dinner, which comes with a whole roast chicken, picked turnips, Mediterranean cabbage slaw with a vinaigrette, hummus, pita, and garlic sauce. They say it feeds 4 but usually for us it's 3 (dinner for two with one helping of leftovers). The chicken is so much better than other rotisserie chickens... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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125 reviews 125 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Famous Zankou chicken. We got the chicken shawarmas and the beef (which are the original shawarma). Although Zankou roasted chicken is superb, the chicken shawarma was a tad bland. The beef was superb - yum!! Ture, the inside area leaves something to be desired in terms of ambience, we took ours home.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Zankou has a mix of middle eastern and greek food. the restaurants themselves are not fancy but the food is just nice and delicious. it is perfect for a quick bite, when you are looking for some middle eastern, turkish or greek food.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The chicken is delicious. So is the Lule Kebab. I get chicken for the family every other week. For takeout.

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Pasadena, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Admittedly, I don't favor mediterranean cuisine. Chicken was a medium-large portion, not that expensive, but horribly cooked. Flavorless.

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Los Angeles
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84 reviews 84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

For a quick dinner or dinner party, go to Zankou. We love their roasted chicken, it is moist and delicious. I don't like chicken skin, but theirs is incredible. Along with the chicken, they give you fresh pita bread, an incredible garlic sauce, and the best Hummus ever! Get the big container of Hummus, you will thank me! They also... More

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Pasadena, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I was so excited to see a Zakou near by when I moved to Pasadena. Always a good choice for great reasonable price. I get it to go.

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Pasadena, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I go here periodically though I have not in recent months. The last two times the food seemed stale. Another time I asked not to have hummus because I am allergic (seriously allergic). When I got home even though I did not have anything with hummus I tasted it on the food and my tongue started swelling. I like their... More

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Covina, California, USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

However, that doesn't change the fact that the chicken was dry dry dry. This is the standard garlic sauce available in many Mediterranean style restaurants, so I wouldn't go rushing over to get the chicken just because of the garlic sauce. When we complained that the chicken was dry, they didn't offer to replace it with some fresher chicken. Haven't... More

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Additional Information about Zankou Chicken

Address: 1296 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1901
Phone Number: 626-405-1502
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Armenian, Middle Eastern

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