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Pollo Male

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Fast Food, South American, Costa Rican
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Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
22280623
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you are in Escazu and looking for roasted chicken, wings, or traditional Arroz con Pollo this place may be the one for you. Not pricey, the food is fresh and tasty. Perfect for lunch or brunch on sunday. The place is very simple, wooden tables and chairs but is clean and service is fine. Has a parking area, very... More 

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1 Thank EdwinER
Escazu, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I live very close to this place, in fact I pass in front several times per week. After seen it many times, I always wanted to give it a try. Not worth it. I was expecting a juicy chicken with nice sides and I was disappointed. Do not get me wrong, I can it there again but it will not... More 

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Thank gparavi
Escazu, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

If you like roasted chicken, this is the place. Nice atmosphere in the heart of San Rafael, walking distance to the park. Meals include all the fixing to make a delicious meal.

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Thank Theesein
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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215 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Always a treat at home with 4 different dips. The wings are hot, crisp and tasty... Usually a once a month affair, we love their wings... try them..

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Thank islandjerr
Escazu, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This is a rotisserie chicken spot in the center of Central Escazu. It's typical Costa Rican. They cook their chicken on coffee root wood and serve it with beans, tortillas, pasta salad and potatoes chips. The quality of the chicken is excellent, always juicy, and the flavor more natural than some of the bigger chains. The price is quite reasonable.

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Thank Michael R
Frankfurt, Germany
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150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

This exclusive chicken restaurant serves very good Tico style rotisserie chicken with a choice of accumulated side orders.Fast service,good for the money.on a busy street.Lived in escazu since 2004.the first chicken Resturant I frequented.Smaller sized, outdoor dining.Take outs.Friendy,family owned.

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Thank David S
Escazu, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

this is typical rancho kind of place like most of what existed years ago on a busy side street with reasonable prices not far from the post office

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Thank stone e
Escazu, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My family loves their chicken wings. 15 or 30 for our family, and they come with carrot and celery sticks. We like them with the hot sauce the best. The chicken (taco) salad is my personal favorite here. You can walk or drive past the restaurant and always see about 20+ chickens on the rotisserie fire. The lettuce is always... More 

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Thank Katrina K
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Chicken was great. Little neighbourhood restaurant, reasonably priced chicken and ribs. You can watch the chicken rotisserie in the huge wood-burning oven.

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1 Thank SLS_22222
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great place for chicken food. From chicken hamburgers to wings, they have it covered. PROs Price > 18 wings + 1 liter soda for $12 Service > Manager is always on place making sure customer are well served Menu with several local choices such as Guacamalole, Chimichanga, Beans, etc. as sides CONs Limited to 1-2 TV without International Sports Park... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 22280623

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