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“Flavorful food and good service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Palacio Del Pollo

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El Palacio Del Pollo
540 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 243-0616
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Ranked #15 of 87 Restaurants in West Orange
Cuisines: Peruvian
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new jersey
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15 restaurant reviews
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“Flavorful food and good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I have been to "El Palacio" twice, and we have both remarked at how good the food was. We know nothing about Peruvian food, but everything we have tasted has been great. The rotisserie chicken absolutely puts Boston Market to shame. We've also had other chicken and beef dishes and thought that they were very fresh and flavorful.

Not everything is available on the menu every day. In particular, the rotisserie chicken is only available Fri-Sun.

We've found the service to be very friendly and efficient -- even when language is a bit of a barrier. The decor is not fancy (think plastic slipcovers over the tablecloths), but it is spotlessly clean. Their parking lot is too small for the building, but you can park on the street.

Warning: the portions are ginormous. Split your entrees, or plan to bring them home, or pig out and skip your next meal or two.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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