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“As usual, not dissapointed”
Review of Pollo Loco

Pollo Loco
Ranked #70 of 210 Restaurants in Moraira
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 26, 2013

Ate here twice during our recent stay in Moraira. Always well cooked fresh food and plenty of it. The place was the busiest we have seen it in the last 5 years but the staff coped very well and didn't see anyone waiting for their orders. We had fish on both occasions done on the grill...Gilthead, salmon, sea bream, swordfish, all done perfectly and none with chips as there are great salads, baked potatoes, rice and other options ...but also chips if you want them. The staff are the same as last year and are always friendly (and never have we found them pushy as a previous reviewer has suggested) and the cocktails are certainly good value for money...unless driving.... but there is also a good selection of non-alcoholic cocktails too. We will definitely be revisiting in 9 weeks when we go back to Moraira.

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Thank Ian-atAW
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

I have to say that initially we were not going to eat here but the other restaurants we had earmarked were shut it being a Monday but am I glad they were. We requested a starter which was not on the menu and were told "no problem at all" . The food arrived piping hot and very tasty, we couldn't manage a dessert but werer brought a "freebie" anyway to pick at. Coffee and drinks after with a little free refill of what we had ordered not your bog standard sweet Moscatel. Very impressed and when we are in the area again we will go back.

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1  Thank DavidHamby1
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

We have been going to Moraira for years (since 1995) and have always loved Pollo Loco when it was owned by the previous people. Since the current owner took it over it has changed, the food is no where near as good and the owner is extremely pushy. We visited in the summer and he stood outside the restaurant enticing people and once in there, presurised people into drinking more alchohol and his attutude when you refuse, say dessert etc is not good.

We recently went here over the new year period and bearing in mind that the restaurant's speciality is chicken (spit roasted chickens), the only chcken that was on the menu was chicken breast. I can understand that during the winter months or when times are quiet that they cannot cater for this but then can I suggest that they design a new menu instead of disappointing customers.

The owner was dressed in sloppy tracksuit bottoms and again his attitude when you say declined a bottle of wine or dessert was almost sulky. I had a glass of wine and when I had finished this, he barked at me..... "vino?" to enquire if I wanted more.

We were in and out of the restaurant probably in about 45 minutes and really want the old owners back!!

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1  Thank WoodleyGirlReading
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Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

This was near our villa do we tried it. Wife had chicken which was nothing to write about really, I had a kebab which was good.
Didn't have a dessert, had some bread, but thought was expensive for the quality.
Probably wouldn't go again although was nice to sit outside.

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Thank mick a
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Reviewed September 15, 2012

We ended up at this restaurant as we had driven to Moraira hoping to eat at the Steakhouse, but found that it had shut down since our last visit quite a few years ago. We decided to pick another restaurant at random and came here, and we were so glad we did! The service was great, waiters so chatty and friendly. The portions were huge and so tasty. We came here twice during our holiday, and sampled the steak (amazing), half chicken, and kebabs. All were gorgeous. We thought the value for money was excellent, as each time we both had the bread and ali oli, a starter and a main each, 2 glasses of beer, and a jug of sangria, and it came to around 50 Euros total! We will definitely be back!

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Thank L0ve_t0_travel201011
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