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“Disappointed” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Pollo de Oro

El Pollo de Oro
Ranked #74 of 545 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: check Lonely Planet listing. Wonderful place
Bellevue, Washington
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Very unpretentious place which serves mostly chicken, as its name suggests. We've eaten there or taken out on prior trips, but this time it was disappointing. The chicken was very dry, whereas in years past it's been nice and moist. When they have a speciality, one would think they could consistently do it right.

Visited March 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Galisteo, New Mexico
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“good mole”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Good, unpretentious, more authentic than many Cabo places. Try the chicken mole and the fish and shrimp kebob.

Visited March 2013
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Mission, BC Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ridiculously inexpensive and delicious food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

For their ribs and/or chicken and authentic Mexican food including freshly squeezed orange juice, you cannot stretch your dollar or your stomach better than at Pollo d'Oro - always busy with locals and a few gringos, you can easily feed a family of 5 for $350 pesos - just over $20 dollars.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Pat S
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126 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great roast chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

Always a good meal. great roasted chicken or carne. Great Molle sauce. Nice salsas and chips. Open atmosphere many locals are their families are eating here. Low key

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cheap Chicken”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

If you are looking for a cheap chicken dinner that is filling then El Pollo de Oro is the place. We have been coming here for the past 12 years now. Where can you go and get a flavourable half chicken with rice, macaroni salad and tortillas for $5.50 usd. I am not into a spicy hot macaroni salad so I always ask for their fresh cut papas fritas (french fries) which they seem to skimp on. The totilla chicken soup is a must for me as well as a starter. From chicken, ribs and fish you won`t go wrong. Overall a very good resturant that is not expensive.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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