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“Yes, Mexican original BBQ chicken.”
Review of El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco
Ranked #410 of 917 Restaurants in Reno
Cuisines: Mexican, Fast Food, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
White Rock, Canada
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50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yes, Mexican original BBQ chicken.”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I used to enjoy their chickens but when it is over BBQ, the meat tends to be dry. That's what happen to my meal. Overall I still have good memories of the food I had at these restuarants in Vegas and in LA. Wish someone would bring this franchise up to Vancouver, BC.

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Very good fast Mexican food!”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

I am a chicken lover and the roasted chicken here is very good as well as chicken taco's and a nice selection of condiments to top off your taco's ect.. also hae drive thur if you don't feel like leaving the car. A good choice for a quick Mexican lunch.

Visited March 2013
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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
“Good healthy fast food mid afternoon lunch”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Friendly counter help, quick delivery of food order, clean condiment and drink station. While finishing our mid afternoon lunch (chicken tostada bowl and crispy tacos) the counter help walked around offering towelettes and toothpicks.

  • Visited September 2012
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Brampton, Canada
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Still Good”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Yeah, laugh if you want, but I still wish El Pollo Loco would expand into Canada. It's about the healthiest "fast food" around. Good value too. I'm ot overly wild about some of the sides, but the chicken is still very good. Moist, flavorful and large meaty pieces. Good value for money. Smaller appetites can share combo platters easily.

Visited August 2012
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Sparks, Nevada
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144 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Crunchy Hard Chicken”
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Unfortunately we tried El Pollo Loco recently (after staying away for several years). The Chicken (that is their alleged specialty) was so overcooked that the skin of the chicken was downright crunchy to the point of being impenetrable. My wife and her aunt had a similar experience recently at another location.

  • Visited January 2012
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