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Pollo Tropical

Certificate of Excellence
Caribbean, Latin, Fast food, South American, Central American, Cuban
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1454 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-3828
+1 305-672-8888
10:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Fri 10:30 - 01:00
Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate at the Pollo Tropical branch in the Little Havana section of Miami. I had the pork tropichop. Just extremely satisfying and excellent. It had pork, rice, black beans (or as I always called them growing up "Cuban beans.") and vegetables. I added a few of their fantastic sauces and that "topped" it off! When I got my order... More 

Thank montoya e
Cairo, Egypt
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered Caribbean ribs, 1/4 chicken, rice and beans and started with the chicken soup. Soup: was good except the huge pieces of plantains that filled half of my cup. Ribs: was yummy Chicken: was pre over cooked and dry Rice and beans: pretty Ok Might go back but not to this branch.

Thank Mohamed M
Miami Beach, Florida
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114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Everything is cooked right in front of you, there's usually a little line but once you order it doesn't take much for the food to be ready. if you are looking for some cheap homemade food feeling this is the place

3 Thank mario v
Karlskrona, Sweden
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213 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

To feed a hungry family we chose Pollo Tropical and it was ok and in our opinion a better alternative than nearby fast food places.

Thank mbyggeth
Lumberton, North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were referred here by the Intercontinental Miami hotel guest check in. This place was reasonably priced and was so good. Very busy but the wait was short. Can't wait to go back!

Thank ccbbrown
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Found this place searching on trip advisor . The food is not expensive , portion are good size . Prices are really cheap compared with other places when we eat before . There is no service . Fast food . I had good chicken salad with large drink - seriously huge size 😜. We paid only $20 for two !!... More 

Thank Monika F
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Place is located on Alton road. There is no service you just order and collect your food and sit anywhere you like to eat. The food is good and cheap, very nice garlic sauce and a good selection of salads. The chicken dish I had was very good with three meats ribs, chicken and pork. Good value for money

Thank Patrick G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stumbled upon this place on our trip to Miami. We had a long adventurous da and needed something quick but good to eat. We were recommended to this place and I see why. The food was good and the prices were good.

Thank MaryBeth S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It's very nice to be able to dine in or get latin food on the go. Food is always good and so is the service. This is a great place to eat over all.

Thank CAU1987
Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a big fan of chicken & rice fast food restaurants. But this is really really good!punchy cuban flavours. Simple dishes with amazing flavour and at a super low rate! Eg half chicken rice and black beans was like $7. Highly recommended for a fast food lunch. Caution, can get busy at lunch times! 5 stars for me!

Thank Daniel d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Caribbean, Latin, Fast food, South American, Central American, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1454 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-3828
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-672-8888

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