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Pollos El Paisa

Spanish, Colombian
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989 Old Country Rd, Westbury, NY 11590-5619
516-338-5858
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Generous portions, real bang for your buck not to mention delicious. My favorite Latin restaurant on the island. Recommend the skirt steak comes with salad, rice and beans. Yum! If you like seafood, can't go wrong with paella, salmon or shrimp with garlic sauce and the whole fried fish. It's a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Generous portions, real bang for your buck not to mention delicious. My favorite Latin restaurant on the island. Recommend the skirt steak comes with salad, rice and beans. Yum! If you like seafood, can't go wrong with paella, salmon or shrimp with garlic sauce and the whole fried fish. It's a small diner and gets extremely busy Friday thru Sunday... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were at this restaurant last night with friends.They have been there several times whereas we were never there before.The food and service were good .There was a fairly good variety to choose from.

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Westbury, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family loves to do takeout from Pollos El Paisa! The rotisserie chicken is delicious, the fried flounder is very tasty but my favorite dish is the grilled skirt steak. The chicken is moist and tender, the skirt steak is marinated with great flavor and the Paella tastes spot on. Most of the dishes are a complete dinner with a... More 

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Long Island, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We love taking out from Pollos El Paisa. All of the dishes taste great and give you that authentic Columbian flavor. Do yourself a favor and visit.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I've only ordered takeout from here. But everything I have ordered has always been good! I love how the chicken is so tender and flavorful every time I order it. And whatever sauce that is that comes with it is spicy and an excellent accompaniment. They really know what they're doing! I will come here again!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you are looking for a great, casual place that serves consistently delicious Colombian/ Spanish food & at such sensible prices that you can frequently go there with your family to enjoy great 'like home made' food, then this is the place. My husband and I have been coming here for more than a decade because the food remains just... More 

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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

easily located on old country Rd in Westbury, this restaurant is very deceiving from the exterior appearance. Once inside the help is wonderful. The lunch / dinner menu is superb. many of the dishes and gtoppings are just like home. My standard lunch meal is the arroz con pollo -chicken and rice. Also available with shrimp. The campanadas are also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great little authentic restaurant. Food is good and cheaply priced and u get a lot for your money. love the empandas and shrimp with garlic sauce!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been here many times and have never been disappointed. The food is fresh and delicious. The service is excellent and efficient. The atmosphere is friendly but nothing fancy. Always busy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This restaurant has been somewhere I have wanted to try out for a while because of my love for Columbian food. I finally went and I enjoyed every bit of the experience. Apart from the fried red snapper which seemed to be to be a plain fried fish, just with the bones, the food was amazing. One item I craved... More 

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Additional Information about Pollos El Paisa

Address: 989 Old Country Rd, Westbury, NY 11590-5619
Phone Number: 516-338-5858
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Westbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Spanish, Colombian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 989 Old Country Rd, Westbury, NY 11590-5619
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Westbury
  • Phone Number: 516-338-5858

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Colombian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?