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“Yummy!”
Review of El Pollo Bollo

El Pollo Bollo
Ranked #6 of 24 Restaurants in Yelapa
Cuisines: Mexican, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Yelapa is small village. This place has no address or website, but can easily be found for tourists visiting Yelapa
Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

8 of us just returned from Yelapa and a stay at El Jardin Eco Retreat. Pollo Bollo took our order over the phone, and delivered to the point. Every person loved their dish. Garlic shrimp, fajitas, BBQ chicken and more!

Visited February 2014
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Loved by locals and tourists!”
Reviewed January 19, 2014

You know you are at a great restaurant when it is packed with locals and tourists! We have eaten at Pollo Bollo several times and are always impressed. The portions are huge. The garlic fish is always a favourite, one of the best fish I've had in my life, consistently awesome (despite being made with whatever the catch of the day is so sometimes it is a different kind of fish than others). My only complaint is that it is only open for supper, I'd love to visit for breakfast and lunch too!

  • Visited January 2014
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Steinbach, Manitoba
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great fish!”
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Quite a good restaurant for the most part! Excellent food! You've got to try their fish with garlic! Delicious! Good location! Good atmosphere! This seems to be the restaurant of choice for many locals!
There are, however, a few down sides at the Pollo Bollo. The wait staff is not particularly friendly and service can be very slow. Also, the town's cats and dogs are allowed access to the restaurant and can put quite a damper on your dinner with intrusive begging which does get quite annoying after a while. The wait staff seems very reluctant to clear them out.

  • Visited January 2014
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Yelapa, Mexico
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Season Opener”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

Diana and I (memo) try to cycle thru each of the restaurants as they open in Yelapa. Pollo Bollo is a tried and true favorite. It is one of the few restaurants to remain open throughout the sunmmer, which to a local Yelapan means a lot. Our dinners tonight varied from our traditional picks. Diana enjoyed the Vegetarian Plate while I selected the fish fajitas. Diana's vegies were steamed and fresh and mine was chalked full of fresh tuna. The margaritas however seemed a bit off the mark, as if instead of being crafted from scratch, a mix was used.

  • Visited November 2013
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laguna beach, california
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86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great food, great value!!”
Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Last night my boyfriend and I ate dinner at Pollo Bollo. The place was filled and it had a great vibe going on - people enjoying themselves. I also saw some other local waiters eating there, so you KNOW it's good!! The portions are HUGE!!! My boyfriend had fish of the day with Veracruz sauce and I had the the delicious vegetarian platter!!! The restaurant also offers half portions which is really nice if you're in the mood for a smaller dinner!! We'll be back for sure!!! Delicious, fresh and very reasonable!!

  • Visited November 2013
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