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Asadero el Pollo

Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“el pollo” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 18:00All hours
Mexican, Barbecue
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'll never ever grill chicken again after finding this spot! Perfectly cooked, super super cheap, and really flavorful. A+

Thank DJFlight
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite chicken in Playa (my wife prefers La Brocherie but never said no to Asadero). Daytime only (closes at 6 PM) and closed Sunday’s. Grilled chicken with rice, salsa, and fresh tortillas served in the open air. ½ chicken + two drinks ~100 pesos...More

Thank Dean and Linda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of place I just love visiting. I had found a website that listed some of the off the beaten tourist path restaurants in Playa del Carmen. Asadero el Pollo was on the list as "the" place to get chicken tacos. It...More

Thank MGG56
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you are in Playa and want to eat some great barbecue chicken - go here! Closes before six so go early. Really some of the best chicken i've ever eaten. Staff very friendly and kind to us gringos too!!!! Can't beat the price. Nothing...More

1  Thank ERCUR
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This place is a gem! Its only open until 5:30 so if you want to make a pit stop after the beach or a day at Cozumel like we did this is the place to go. People are so kind and friendly. And were can...More

Thank wilson2274
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The smoke stack towers above the neighboiring buildings and the most delicious smell fills the area. 60 pesos for a drink 1/4 chicken, rice, salsa, tortilllias and pickled onions. Excellent value, great taste and friendly staff make this a great place.

Thank 2twocute
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We read about this place on Trip Advisor and thought we would try it. Can it be true? 1/4 roasted chicken, warm corn tortillas, the most delicious onions, fresh red salsa, rice and a drink for 60 pesos???! YES. It was RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME. Put your...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to try it and was not disappointed. There were mostly locals here except for two couples including ourselves so obviously it's a favorite. We each had a 1/4 chicken with rice,salsa, tortillas and a drink for...More

Thank hectorgore
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It is very hard for me to write this review because I do not really want people to know about this place. The food, the food, the food. Never have I had such an incredible chicken. The flavor was all through the chicken. Reminded me...More

1  Thank Doanda
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have been taking out for a number of years and it remains as good as it was 8 years ago. They consistenly grill the chicken to perfection. Although they also give tortillas, sauces and a small portion of rice, I always stop at Mega...More

Thank ronlandau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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