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5528 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA 30093-1507 (Formerly El Norteño)
(678) 646-0365
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Ellenwood, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

While in the Gwinnett area on Jimmy Carter Blvd, we decided to stop at Pollo Norteno because we were in the mood for some Mexican food. My wife and I had never been to this spot. It was totally unplanned. The service was absolutely fantastic and the food was excellent. We definitely plan on going back. I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I can't speak as to the reviews that claim old food/oil. I had flautas and homemade rice and beans. I used to work in Mexico and this was the real thing. My wife had tacos carnitas which were excellent. The chips and salsa were homemade. I never had that kind of salsa south of Monterrey and so nortenos is a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

The food is not good at all, the chips smell bad (old oil). The lady that I mention about the chips gave me an attitude.

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

REAL Mexican food made by Mexicans! There's not a bad dish on the menu! & their chicken is amazing!!! 6 different kinds of salsa on the "chip bar" along with radishes, onions & tomatoes. Plenty of parking, easy to get to & reasonably priced.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Great food , I eat there everytime I'm in Norcross., Georgia. Pollo Norteno has some good Spanish food. First one I ate at was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

At one time, Pollo Norteno was named El Norteno. We had been loyal customers of their Chamblee location for many years. We loved driving by and smelling the delicious smoked chicken wafting out onto the street. We even had them cater a birthday party for us one year. When they closed, we were sad. A few years later we remembered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5528 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA 30093-1507 (Formerly El Norteño)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Norcross
  • Phone Number: (678) 646-0365
Description
Formerly known as El Norteño, Pollo Norteño serves authentic Mexican chicken.

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