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952 Highway 133, Carbondale, CO
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Ranked #17 of 45 Restaurants in Carbondale
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Eagle, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were visiting a friend at the nursing home in Carbondale. She said she would love to have some quacomole and refried beans for lunch. Since she was unable to go out, I went to El Pollo Rico at the suggestion of a gentleman who was also visiting a patient. It was a little difficult to get to the restaurant... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I'm a Mexican I I always avoid to go to mexican restaurants outside the country, but we were in this mall in Carbondale and we decide to give it a try. I was expecting the same tex-mex taste, but instead I got a nice ceviche, and the rice was very good, just like home.

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Just came into town from Crested Butte. Stopped in this strip mall to get my bearings and found this restaurant. Really good Mexican food!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Well they have great atmosphere and good view but bad treatment also it is pretty small and food is not the best

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Carbondale, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Like being in Baja. Great grilled chicken (specialty). My daughter loves the chili rellanos. Always friendly. great ceviche

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Montrose, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We were on our way home from a four day camping trip and were looking for a hole in the wall kind of place that wouldn't mind how dirty we were. We saw El Pollo Rico and figured with luck it would be okay. It was way beyond okay. It was really, really good, authentic Mexican food. We both had... More 

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Colorado Springs
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Everything was delicious. I had a chicken burrito and my husband had a carne asada burrito. Everything, including the rice and beans, were perfectly spiced and the flavor was great. It took awhile to get our food, but it was fresh and hot. It's just a small place in a strip mall, but the food is really great. The lunch... More 

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Additional Information about El Pollo Rico

Address: 952 Highway 133, Carbondale, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Carbondale
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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