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$3 - $12
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Mexican, Grill, Dining bars
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All reviews grilled chicken el pollo tortillas homemade salsa beans tacos habanero sauce red onion seating area is fantastic chicken take out simple menu real food great tasting sides collectivo pesos
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

We came here as part of the Urban Adventures taco tour around Playa Del Carmen. The chicken was epic and great to see it all being cooked up on the grill right in front of you. Fantastic chicken tacos, now I have my benchmark by...which all others will be judged.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

We had a hankering for chicken & we love to go eat where the locals frequent. I looked at the reviews and they were outstanding. I have never seen better reviews for a restaurant. We ordered a full chicken for $120 Pesos ($6.66 U.S.) between...the two of us with rice, onion, habanero sauce and tortillas. The chicken is cooked on a grill to perfection. It was moist inside and the skin was crispy. The Habanero sauce had a real hum to it, we loved it. You could make torrtillas if you desire. It was busy with locals so you know it's good. We love Playa del Carmen and it will be one of are go to places.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

We heard that the locals frequent this place and that is what we look for. We were not disappointed. Moist and tender, very flavorful. My wife and I shared a whole chicken for about $10.00 US served with rice, a homemade salsa and pickled onions....Outstanding lunch and good service.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 28, 2020

My wife and I have been coming to the Playa del Carmen area annually since about 2011 or thereabouts back when this restaurant had two locations. It quickly became an annual ritual. We've taken home chicken from here twice this trip and it is still...the best chicken in all of Playa del Carmen and at a very good price. The $120MX for an "entero" gives the two of us enough to stretch three meals out of. HIghly recommended. All they sell here is roasted chicken proving that sometimes it pays to specialize if you're really good at it.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

If you love seeking authentic food where the locals eat, this is the place for you. We had a Half Chicken and a Coke, it comes with lots of tortillas and the fixings. It was Fabulous!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

This is where the local people eat. Fire roasted chicken and sides for a few dollars. The seating area is modest but the taste of the food is amazing. Nobody ever regrets a visit here, Skip the tourist traps and have some good food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

We walked here today for lunch and we are so glad we did. We got an entire grilled chicken plus sides & two sodas for $8.50 USD. The chicken was super tender & crispy, not dry or chewy & it was seasoned to perfection. The...tortillas, rice, salsa & onions that came with it were simple but flavorful. Lots of locals were there too & we took that as a good sign! It was a super value that we would recommend & will take advantage of again.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 22, 2020 via mobile

Decided to try this place to take out food when my wife was feeling under the weather. Located conveniently for us, but in an area frequented mainly by locals, and near the collectivos and bus stations. Decided to go based on ratings, and was not...disappointed. The chicken was juicy and flavourable - I suspect cooked over wood coals. Best roast chicken I have had, and crazy cheap! The accompaniments were a little sparse, but the chicken was a standout. I would definitely go back. Not for those seeking a high end ambiance, but a delicious bargain for those of use willing to try local hangouts and explore. CMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Ok, we went to a few fancy places but hands down this place is the best yet. The chicken is fantastic, hot sauce home made. If this was available in Canada it would be the ultimate.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

For under $10 you get a whole grilled to perfection chicken with 3 sides. Absolutely delicious. We stop her at least twice while in PDC. Try it you'll love it 😁

Date of visit: December 2019
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