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Viva Chicken

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1617 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth Location, Charlotte, NC 28204-2541
+1 980-335-0176
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

Had lunch here during the fall. Lots of variety on menu, loved eating outside - great lunch with friends!

Thank SuzanneDormsjo
charlotte, nc
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I have always been a fan of Peruvian and other rotisserie chicken restaurants, but none can compare to Viva! Always delicious and their sauces make it!!!

Thank seaajfc
Fort Worth, Texas
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165 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to eat here after we landed in Charlotte to start our NC Fall vacation. We were starving and the food did not disappoint. Tasty moist chicken, delicious sides and awesome sauces. Would definitely seek it out again!

Thank Allison M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Always have a good meal here. The chicken is so moist and delicious. Easy to eat and never a wait for long.

Thank Purnell1
Conover, NC
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Viva Chicken is near CPCC, the hospital on the trolly line and downtown Charlotte. The restaurant stays busy especially at lunch. They have seating inside and outside which help with crowd control. Friendly staff and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant is clean and you order at the counter. The food is very tasty and some of the dishes are spicey not... More 

Thank Ladyjb3
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Viva Chicken has great Peruvian food. Everything is so fresh and the flavors are amazing! I love the Arroz Chaufa. It is definitely my favorite dish. The yellow pepper sauce is very good as well.

Thank TabFlo
Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Everything is the menu is delious. Fast service and very clean. Love the yellow pepper sauce. You must try this place!!

Thank KathrynBlake
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Had never heard of this place and our relatives that live local said it was their favorite place, and I can see why. Friendly (and helpful) staff .. They were more than willing to explain menu items we didn't understand and they even offer you samples of the specialty drinks to make sure you like them before buying. We had... More 

1 Thank Jennielowery
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Food is always super fresh. Service is super fast. Hard to find a better spot for fast lunch. Quality roasted chicken and great sides. This olace is a staple in the area.

1 Thank James W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

I was very excited to visited Viva Chicken from hearing all the reviews and how packed it always is when I drive by. Unfortunately, it wasn’t what I expected at all! I decided to visit after lunch because of how packed it usually is but I guess the staff mentally zones out after lunch too. When I walked in I... More 

Thank pbstrickland1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$6 - $12
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth Location, Charlotte, NC 28204-2541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 980-335-0176
Viva Chicken is a Peruvian Rotisserie Joint specializing in Polla a la Brasa. Our menu is fresh, flavorful, and packed with inspired recipes that will transport your tastebuds to the streets of Peru. Viva Chicken is not only hip and healthy, it's quick and convenient and a great spot for dine-in or takeout.

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