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Asadero el Pollo

Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“grilled chicken” (22 reviews)
“el pollo” (9 reviews)
“tortillas” (44 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Barbecue
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the best grilled chicken you can imagine. I come to playa once or twice a year, for the past 9 years and this chicken spot has never disappointed me..the flavors are so rich and nice all the way down to the bone.This...More

Thank meli c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Better than fast food, cheap and good quick meal. You can go with a group of people and share a whole chicken with some sides

Thank Katia Z
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I am so glad we ate at this restaurant. This was one of our favorite meals and it only cost $14 US for 5 of us including soft drinks. Its open air so it can be a bit hot in the summertime. The chicken was...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 4 pm and the chicken is stacked up high on the edge of grill.... and so we got ours and it was flavorful but dry and not at all hot or moist. Was disappointed given the other ratings and remarks. It is...More

Thank Hope E
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

For 70 pesos like 3.50 us you get half a grilled chicken rice marinated red onions and corn tortillas and a drink, very good food taste out of this world chicken you can’t not go while in PDC.

Thank vtxhemi
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Awesome meal at an unbeatable price and quick service. Two people can eat with drinks for $10.00 Canadian, bbq'd to perfect and easy to get at. Great place to take the kids if they like chicken!!

Thank Rob F
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Great price. Chicken cooked in front of you and served with sides of rice and salsa. Perfect for lunch

Thank Tom C
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Great value.Full of mexican people so must be good food.Only sells chicken but its delicious.120 pesos for a whole chicken plus sides.About a 10 minute walk from 5th avenue.Not a posh restaurant but you go there for the food.Definitely be back.

Thank robert h
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

If you see a restaurant is packed with the locals and very few tourists that tell you this is authentic. Ordered a whole chicken 120 pesos that fed a family of 5. The chicken was way better than Costco chicken. Total bill came to 220...More

1  Thank Ling5715
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Great tasty chicken. Sides are just ok - well the onion and salsa are good... standard rice and tortillas. We went and split a whole chicken 3 ways which was great and a great value... with Three sodas and tip we were out the door...More

1  Thank Carl B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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