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“Unique tasting chicken”
Review of El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco
Ranked #117 of 280 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

We try to hit a Pollo Loco whenever we can. We usually eat at the one in Cathedral City, but we were by this location and had lunch..I had the chicken avocado quesadilla while hubby had the 2 piece chicken plate. The garlic, lemon, and spice marinade really makes the chicken taste great. Fast service and reasonable price.

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Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Chicken is grilled, beans, rice good. Salsa bar is good. They were exceptional a lot like the ones in Mexico today. Dennys bought the chain and quality went south.
One in Beaverton Oregon did not make it.
It is alright good for the money.
Return on occasion. Actually better than a lot of Mexican restaurants in the desert.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

This is a healthy answer to fast food. Chicken prepared over an open flame.
Beans probably best one could procure. Corn on the cobb fresh salsas pico de gallo fresh cut white onion, all served up quickly. Healthy quick choice, always.

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Reviewed December 28, 2012

We arrived at this location, after a long day of Christmas shopping, both tired and hungry. Having spent our life savings on presents, we wanted something of quality, yet inexpensive and fairly quick. El Pollo Loco filled the bill on all counts.

Our cashier, Michelle, made suggestions and mentioned specials which not only provided us with more food, but also saved us money. She was polite, friendly, outgoing, knowledgeable and quite efficient. You could tell from the way she interacted with customers that she really enjoys her job and strives to do it well.

If you’re familiar with EPL, then you know they serve great tasting, quality food in short order. While other fast-food joints have forgotten their roots (ie. FAST), El Pollo Loco has not. Our order was up in no time and was exactly what we ordered. The young man who delivered it was quick to replace the salad dressing with a substitute which we requested. The food was served at the proper temperatures.

The restaurant was clean in both the dining room and the restrooms. The parking lot was clean and well maintained.

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