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Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken

302 Davidson Ave, Durham, NC 27704-4454
+1 919-220-9028
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“yucca fries” (3 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish
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302 Davidson Ave, Durham, NC 27704-4454
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Three of us went to Alpaca for lunch. The restaurant itself is not fancy at all, but the food is very good. The chicken has a distinct charcoal flavor - not chicken with some sauce cooked over charcoal, but actual charcoal flavor. The sides are...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Read about this restaurant and tried their takeout for the first time tonight. We really enjoyed it! The charcoal spit-roasted chicken was moist and flavorful, and we had 2 tasty sides of maduros and black beans with rice, all for $17. We have enough left...More

Thank Jean D
Reviewed December 24, 2017

Alpaca serves delicious roast chicken. The meat is moist and incredibly flavorful. You choose your meat and then pick a few side dishes. My wife and I have yet to be disappointed by any of the sides that we have tried on several trips to...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite lunch. I normally get 1/4 dark, but sometimes eat 1/2 chicken. My favorite sides are sweet plantains and rice topped with beans. They have Spicy green sauce I love, but don't know what it is. I eat there a lot and...More

Thank NCFambly
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

I've never been here that the food was not excellent! Try it out! They have a couple of tables for outdoor dining.

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Got attracted to the name and charcoal chicken. However was disappointed when I tasted the chicken. It tastes like rotisserie chicken. Personally, I didn't taste that charcoal feeling, not at all. I also advise, they upgrade because not neat and appealing.

Thank belindak211
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I've been here 3 times and I have never been disappointed. The chicken is tender, juicy, and flavorful. The rice is seasoned perfectly and I love the Fried Yuuca. I tried the Chicken Saltado and it was just as good as the rotisserie chicken. I...More

1  Thank arzado
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Looking for a wide variety of flavors - here is the place to go. Plus the chicken is moist, not dry - had it as a take out - will do again.

Thank Y2431VCsusan
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Great Peruvian food, the chicken is always tender and juicy. I have been coming here for years during my lunch breaks, and although my chicken wasn't very hot on this particular visit, it usually is always piping hot. I always order the black beans and...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Were in Durham helping our daughter and family work on their new home before moving in. They had talked about this place so we brought it in for lunch. The chicken was super tender. The yucca fries were tasty and the beans and rice was...More

1  Thank Hedgeclipperz
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  • Food
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Davidson Ave, Durham, NC 27704-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-220-9028
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