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El Pollo Loco

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262 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4952
+1 626-584-0261
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ordered the chilli and rice with cheese and a prawn chilli and each one came as a five dollar meal combo which also gave us a drink. tasted great, was well cooked and definitely worth a visit.

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

Quick, convenient and easy for a to go order. Food is fresh and salsa is very fresh. Chicken just falls off the bone.

Thank Carolyn C
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Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been here in some time. Upon walk in checked tables - all appear clean. Checked bathroom - clean. Let's eat! Service was great. Food was great. Good job Pollo Loco on Rosemead - I will be back! Charlie G.

Thank C M
Wiehle, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Southlanders are jaded about this chain. Tourists are not. This type of chicken is especially hard to find in the east. Thus, it's a treat for us.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

Excellent Place to eat great selection of food. My sons totally enjoyed it as well as the others that joined us for our Martial Arts Weekend!

Thank Jlmajestic
San Marino, California
1 review
Reviewed January 31, 2012

If you are used to eating out a lot and eating fast food then pollo loco is for you Pollo loco chicken is of the lowest quality their chicken is the worst, they use a lot of spices and add tons of salt to cover up the fact that their chicken is low quality. All their dishes are of low... More 

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Reviewed May 11, 2009

ignore the calories! just eat it!

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Reviewed October 22, 2008

Good chicken. Always consistent.

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Reviewed May 30, 2008

Best grilled chicken, best flour tortillas,almost went into a seizure one time after Hurricane Katrina when they did not have their black beans but Thank God they are back!

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Reviewed January 23, 2008

I could live off this.

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Restaurant Details

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$5 - $10
Mexican, Spanish
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  • Address: 262 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4952
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-584-0261

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