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El Pollo Picante

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7600 Jefferson Street NE, Suite 5, Albuquerque, NM 87109
505-797-1288
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Treasure

Our office moved to the area and stumbled upon this restaurant. Chicken served every way you can think of and served with a smile. The owners are friendly and remember you when you come back. They encourage you to try different items. A must do!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
Richard W
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

El Pollo Picante is located in some non-descript office and shopping plaza in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was one of the first places I visited in a recent trip to the Land of Enchantment. This is more of a "quick lunch during the business day" type of place. The atmosphere is strictly plastic forks and foam cups. Not high cuisine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Our office moved to the area and stumbled upon this restaurant. Chicken served every way you can think of and served with a smile. The owners are friendly and remember you when you come back. They encourage you to try different items. A must do!

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Visiting Albuquerque, we stopped in at this venue upon a recommendation. This small unadorned restaurant specializes in chicken (hence the "pollo" part) cooked into almost all of its offerings. There is a pit grill inside the restaurant with a tantalizing array of chicken cooking away. We ordered a chicken burrito and chicken terryaki. The terryaki dish was great - perfectly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I was surprised to find this little restaurant open on a Saturday afternoon since it is surrounded by office buildings. I was attracted by the restaurant review that sat in the front window. The staff is very attentive and friendly. The hot food is served hot. The 1/4 chicken was a tasty lunch. It came with rice and beans. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7600 Jefferson Street NE, Suite 5, Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-797-1288
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?