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Pollo Fuego

Peruvian, South American
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7351 Assateague Dr #290, Jessup, MD
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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home style carryout

The charcoal chicken is DELICIOUS. Small to mid-size chicken the way it's natural, not these huge flavorless chickens you see in other restaurants. The yuca fries will make you ask why I haven't heard of these before?

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Lee v
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The charcoal chicken is DELICIOUS. Small to mid-size chicken the way it's natural, not these huge flavorless chickens you see in other restaurants. The yuca fries will make you ask why I haven't heard of these before?

Thank Lee v
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were in a strange, new place in search of a good, fresh meal. Pollo Fuego hit the spot. Their roasted chicken was delicious. It isn't spicy, but they have a green sauce if you'd like to make it so. The mustard sauce was especially good. The black beans, fried yucca and homemade tortillas were also delicious. The staff was... More 

2 Thank MEJ_122
Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were passing by looking for a simple dinner without a fuss. Yes we found a no fuss place. I was thinking Mexican roasted chicken. I was close, roasted Peruvian chicken. Hubby and I split a quarter of a chicken with black beans and brown rice with two canned sodas for less than $12. That chicken was some of the... More 

1 Thank TravelSueLR
Hebron, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I needed something late evening and it was right across the street The service was OK but clearly it was a job they were working not a customer pleasing experience. Make sure you have something to eat with because they don't give out napkins or forks without self servicing it

1 Thank SteveOldiges
Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

This place has great Peruvian chicken. I usually get the Yucca fries and fried rice. When the fries are fresh they are delicious. The service is so so. They are not all that great but part of that may be due to the language barrier. I still recommend this place as the chicken is delicious.

1 Thank jmcurl
Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This is in a hidden strip mall location but the food is worth seeking it out. As the previous reviewer said, it's not any kind of "restaurant" and we usually do take-out. The chicken is hot and fresh and the plantains are a must! My husband is also addicted to the yucca. You can get a great meal at a... More 

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Marriottsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This place is addicting. Try it once and you will end up craving it at least once a month!!! The specialize in Peruvian chicken and it is fantastic. The prices are just as great. Very, very reasonable. Do not leave without trying the fried yucca. You will never want another french fry. Even the coleslaw is great. The resturant itself... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7351 Assateague Dr #290, Jessup, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Jessup

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian, South American
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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