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41383 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA
10:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Big Bear Region, California
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great deal is soup for Two on a cold day or a complete dinner to take home. Lots of good coupons available, my wife likes the avocado chicken salads. I'm a leg and thigh man!

Thank vikingfuneral
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This branch of EPL is clean and not crowded at night. It was a long day for us and we just needed to grab something to eat to take out that was real food.

Thank jnj-bako
Los Angeles
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The cashier who rung us up offered good service by helping us figure how much food we needed for our party (we were ordering for a mix of young children and adults). We ended up having the perfect amount of food, Aside from the service, this is your run of the mill El Pollo Loco.

Thank Duffyruns
Big Bear Region, California
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90 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great The. Kid that took my order was great That's where it ends I was only one in the place I drive up two employees outside smoking at front door So dirty Place was so dirty inside salsa bar was empty and trashed It sucks to go in and sit down and have trash bags out and people... More 

Thank David S
Livermore, Calif.
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

It was clean and great food for a very reasonable price. I had a chicken fajita avocado crunchwrap and it was excellent.

Thank loalynne
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I eat at el pollo loco on a weakly basis. The food here was on average equal to other el pollo loco's I have eaten at. The salsa bar looked like a bomb hit it, there was food all over the dining room floor. The bathroom was so bad my kid refused to use it. I am a big fan... More 

Thank Itsadadslife
Sugarloaf, California
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Located just a few blocks from Big Bear Village so its an easy walk. The local newspaper (the Grizzly) often contains coupons making eating here extremely reasonable. They open at 11:30 AM and there's usually a few folks waiting outside to get in. Friendly and good service for fast food eats.

Thank Paula M
Big Bear Region, California
Level Contributor
90 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

They all are the same kind of dirty and run The food is the same at all of them not bad but not great It's cheap and filling

Thank David S
Big Bear Lake, California
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149 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Pollo Loco is a great place to go in Big Bear. They have great food and a new healthy dish. One piece of breast chicken, broccoli and a salad. The chicken was moist and delicious.

Thank Kathy L
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had a meal combo which the chicken was nice, rice was just rice, beans ok, salad was good, flour tortilla was undercooked but ok. All in all good food

Thank tpabslg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41383 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake

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