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“Good chicken tacos, fish tacos are average”
Review of Chicken Joe's

Chicken Joe's
Ranked #8 of 91 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Latin, Central American, Peruvian, Spanish, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good chicken tacos, fish tacos are average”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

One would expect fresh grilled mahi-mahi since there are swarms of them a few hundred meters from this restaurant during half of the year, but the fish tacos are breaded/fried frozen fish sticks, which is funny.
That being said, the chicken tacos are totally good, the service is attentive and kind, and the price is fair.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Jimmy H
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English first
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Definitely NOT the best fish tacos ever”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

OK, maybe they are the best fish tacos if you are wildly into eating long john silver's fish sticks. Bleh! We didn't eat the chicken so this review is solely on the fish tacos.

Visited December 2013
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Thank forgottenfashion
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Panama
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3 reviews
“Been there, done that, bought the T-Shirt! (really)”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

Me and my brother went there because we desperately were searching above and beyond for some good chicken since we were tired of fish for a week. This was the first place we came across, and the owner and his wife were really, really great genuine people. They speak fluent English and Spanish, and not just that, but more importantly, the chicken was amazing. It's really good and the prices are super reasonable and you definitely get all of your money's worth there.
Plus...get the T-Shirt if you go there. It's now one of my most treasured possessions!

Go to Joe's Chicken!!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank LuisO979
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
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“Best fish taco in town”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

This place doesn't look that great, but their fish taco is definitely the best in town. So yummy and we went back 3 times in a week. Price is reasonable and the fish is so fresh and tasty. Highly recommended.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Janice S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best ceviche & chicken in town!”
Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

I highly recommend this place!!!! As an earlier post stated- do not judge a book by its cover! It is a very casual stroll-right-off-the-beach-to-eat kind of spot. It's a little beach shack with amazingly good food and the cost is reasonable. I ate here almost everyday!! Love this place and love the 2 owners, Billy & his wife (who is Peruvian and makes the best ceviche ever), and their son! It is family owned with incredible food and service- this place was a breath of fresh air for me. I just felt right at home with good customer service, super nice people, great food- I mean hands down- the best spot in Mal Pais, Santa Teresa!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Sandy-B2TB
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