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Pollo Tropical Charcoal Grill

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5335 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418-5680
+1 843-552-0015
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 12, 2017
“Cuban fast food”
Apr 11, 2017
“Just OK”
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Latin, Mexican, Peruvian, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
5335 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418-5680
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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Pollo Tropical is a Florida chain so I was surprised to see one in Charleston SC. The food is very tasty and the cost is low. The chicken was infused in tropical citrus juices and was very tender. The black beans and rice was outstanding....More

Thank Oscar S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The high reviews drove us to try this. I just did not see it. The place is a family run operation. The place is a bit stark and is not in a very good strip mall. But the food was tasty but it was not...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Pollo Loko was a welcome surprise. My mother had just finished up some local business, so we were looking for something local that seemed unique, and Pollo Loko fit the bill. It's a little off the beaten path and is definitely a hole in the...More

1  Thank Karyyk
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Hole in the wall in a shopping center that is focused on bringing out the Best flavors in the food. Chicken was perfectly Cooked, sausage had great taste and meats were very good. I could close my eyes while eating and imagine myself back down...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I came here to have dinner with my family and It was great! Even if it was in a little run down it was great!

Thank dysal
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I'm in Charleston on business and I noticed Pollo Tropical on Trip Advisor not too far from my hotel. This happens to be one of my favorite chains when I travel and has great food. Their site on TRIP ADVISOR advertises EXACTLY the SAME MENU...More

2  Thank Kirby B
Reviewed January 13, 2016

A little bit of everything from Brazilian, Peruvian and Latin America. I had a great lunch and I wish I knew of this place years ago. I will be going back and soon. Don't let the building scare you away!

Thank aavery14
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Crappy building, excellent food! Don't let the exterior stop you from coming in. We ordered the chicken and rib combo, it was fantastic! Staff speaks English so don't worry about that.

Thank JoeHinton
Reviewed August 27, 2015

I've driven by this location many times and never thought to go in until a friend invited me for lunch. The food was so good I returned again the next day. The chicken and ribs were absolutely delicious and the sides rounded out a truly...More

Thank gb571
Reviewed July 3, 2015

It's a bare bones restaurant in a run down strip mall but we all loved our meals. I had the huaraches, daughter 1 had the tropical quesadilla, daughter #2 had a burrito, and the husband had the rib and chicken combo platter. Daughter 1 had...More

Thank doulamama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Mexican, Peruvian, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5335 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418-5680
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-552-0015
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