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El Pollo Rico

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932 N Kenmore St, Arlington, VA 22201-2227
+1 703-522-3220
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cole slaw” (45 reviews)
“steak frites” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Fast Food
932 N Kenmore St, Arlington, VA 22201-2227
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in D.C. for a vacation, but we stayed in the Arlington area. My husband found a review on this restaurant while looking up a review for another restaurant, so we gave this place a try. This place did not disappoint! As soon as...More

Thank DeetectiveM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While not the place to sit to eat, this is by far the best take out chicken NOVA. The seasoning and the "doneness" are perfect and service is quick. Hasn't been bested in 20 years!

Thank KidEvans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must be new people managing place. We've been going for the past 15 years. Last trip the prices increased substantially and workers were not very customer-focused. We are frequenting a different pollo place (near Ballston Mall), which is equally, if not better than El Pollo...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love, love, love El Pollo Rico. The menu is simple--peruvian chicken with rice, fries or cole slaw. The chicken is so yummy as are the steak fries. Prices are great. Stop by and enjoy a great treat.

Thank JM21237
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My family loves the El Pollo Rico roasted chicken and the rice and the wonderful large fries. We have been going there for years. My kids grew up loving Pollo rotisserie chicken, and the owners are always there and they are so nice !!!!! Also...More

Thank Lucky2639
Reviewed August 6, 2018

You'll like the prices, you'll love the broiled/roasted chicken. Prices are very reasonable, atmosphere is basic,

Thank Curtis B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Very reasonable and delicious 😋 chicken place. Pick yuca or potatoe fries 🍟 to complement your rotisserie feast.

Thank Excellone1g
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have been going to El Pollo Rico for almost 30 years. We have tried other rotisserie chicken, but El Pollo Rico has the best tasting chicken in Arlington. The chicken, cole slaw and the fries have always tasted the same. Inca Kola goes great...More

Thank PatH1957
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I recently went to El Pollo Rico -- and I've been going for 30 years or so -- and it was as good as ever. I have the 1/2 chicken with sides of rice and fries. And 4 mild (but amazingly delicious) sauces on the...More

Thank John_S_S111
Reviewed July 9, 2018

When you want great chicken, fast, served with great fries or yucca, this is the place to go. They do Peruvian chicken the way it should be done!

Thank MelissaPeery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 932 N Kenmore St, Arlington, VA 22201-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-522-3220
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