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Pollo Lucas

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Benito Juarez Blvd, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What were we thinking? We've driven by the "Chicken Shack" for many years, always saying that we should try it. All I can say is, it will be a part of our RP trips from here on out. They do a great job of keeping true to the local feel and the residents, yet the tourists are equally at ease... More 

Thank Steve P
Tempe, Arizona
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, so when you drive up to this place your first impression is do I really want to eat here? We went here based on Trip Advisor and the recommendation of our taxi driver. We were apprehensive but gave it a shot. The aroma of the chicken being cooked on the grills is mouthwatering. SO GLAD WE DID! We ordered... More 

Thank Reagan L
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVE Pollo Lucas. Oh my goodness - the chicken is wonderful and we love the beans. We always get 2 whole chickens for 2 of us, extra beans and tortillas to take home. YUM YUM.

1 Thank ColoradoKat343
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They do a great job of catering to folks who want take out the food. They are good at that. Unless you have to wait for a new batch of chickens to come off the grill, it s pretty quick in and out. Don't forget the pickled onions and flour tortillas. Good stuff.

Thank Mark H
San Fransisco Bay Area
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, one does not expect this walk-in-to-the-open-air restaurant to have he kind of delicious chicken that they have. In taking to the bloke behind the grill, it's all real mesquite charcoal and just orange juice as a bast. Fantastic taste! I've trie my own, eaten other chicken, but this is one of the best. A few flies and the usual... More 

Thank TravelingEverwhere
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place to get an inexpensive and good meal out. You can order a whole chicken, half chicken, qtr chicken. Order with rice, beans and served with corn or flour tortillas.

Thank Sarah L
Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent spot for the best roast chicken in Puerto Penasco. With chicken roaster stands throughout the town, it's nice to find a family style , casual sit down restaurant with excellent side dishes as well and low prices to match. Don't buy individual meals if you are with others...it is much more economical to buy whole, or half chicken and... More 

Thank bettyanp
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

You won't find a better chicken anywhere. The beans, rice and tortilla are made fresh daily and are so good.

Thank ronv320
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Family friendly, lots of food, chicken was awesome. Covered outside dinning, had a blast, busy place, fast friendly service

Thank Kimberley J
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must if your in rocky point forget all that american restaurant resort crap this is chicken done right ! And on the cheap we fed 9 people with drinks no alcohol us sold here but you can bring it in for 40 bucks and had a ton of leftovers .chicken charbroiled with beans rice and flour and... More 

Thank Sean L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benito Juarez Blvd, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?