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El Pollo Loco

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1403 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We've eaten at many El Pollo Loco restaurants, but this one is a cut above. Everyone on the staff is professional and friendly, the interior is spotless, and the service is quick. The food always seems a bit more freshly made here. Obviously a well-managed restaurant; it's our fast food of choice in El Centro.

Thank Meanderman01
Holtville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

El Pollo Loco serves delicious Mexican-style grilled chicken. The sides served with a family-style order are excellent; especially the house salad with its creamy cilantro dressing. The restaurant is always clean and inviting with the aroma of grilling chicken enticing you long before you are seated. My only criticism of El Pollo Loco is their small portion sizes for the... More 

Thank Ronald F
Salt Lake City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Excellent chicken asada --- grilled over open fire. As salad, soup, dinner plate or just chicken alone. Fast and inexpensive

Thank BirdsNBees
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I prefer to come here that kfc. the chicken is so tasty it has a lot of flavor. take coupons it saves you money

Thank Jose M
Imperial, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Food is great, Service is Fast. A little hard to get in and out of due to the way it set up at a intersection corner. But well worth the hassle. If you are in Imperial County, and have a craving for the Crazy Chicken. This is the place to go.

Thank Mike B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: 760-482-5557

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