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El Pollo Loco

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1299 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-3907
+1 408-984-6860
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Ordered dark meat chicken, pinto beans and the loco salad, put pico de galo (tomato onion hot peppers fresh) on salad as dressing. To die for taste, fall off the bone, whole pinto beans, all was hot and perfect, also a warm flour tortilla. Friend had chicken avocado black bean salad and she was very impressed and hard to please... More 

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Frankly, one of the worst places I've ever eaten. We're fine with fast food, that's what we were looking for but this was just not eatable. My burrito was terrible. My wife got something listed as "mashed potatoes" that firstly did not seem to have any actual potato product. Secondly, it was so watery it could only have been eaten... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012

It's a spicy rotiserrie alternative. The one I visit is at the corner of Branham Lne and Ross Ave. It makes regular rotiserrie chicken pale by comparison.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2008

El Pollo Loco has some of the best chicken I have ever tasted. The best thing there is the Chicken Burrito. It has chicken, cheese, beans, and rice all wrapped in a soft, warm tortilla. It's a god-sent meal!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Spanish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-984-6860

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