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POLLO BONANZA

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Bo Distrito Comercial Central Cl Arce No 525, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2221 0744
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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195 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first time I tried I was in shock... the flavor it is amazing... the size of the portions is really generous. The price is low.. the only problem is that the area where the restaurant is located is kind of dangerous, so it's better if you send someone to buy the chicken and eat at your hotel o the... More 

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Thank jcmartinez777
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139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Looking for the best roasted chiken in town, then go to Pollo Bonanza. They've only have had one location since they opened about 20 years ago, but the chicken is tasty and delicious. It's located in the Down Town. There's a parking lot in front where you can leave your car.

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Thank Javier C
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Salvadorian love eating and are faithfull to the places they like. This is one of those places where locals get crazy and spend hours to be served. The place is not very well looking and from my point of view there was nothing special in the chicken. However, I enjoyed the experience and observing the excitement of the locals while... More 

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Thank WandaMichelleM
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is a rosticcerie chicken a-la-Salvadoran. It is one of those business who has kept their homemade flavor and have not become greedy at expanding/making their food too industrial. Salvadoran love it and you will see always lines for it especially on weekend. It is not in the best part of town so I doubt almost no foreigner will have... More 

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Thank joseu1
Santa Ana, El Salvador
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

My husband remembers eating here with his mother when he was a child over 50 years ago. We've now returned twice. Once was back in 2006 and then again yesterday. Both times we were disappointed with the food and my husband walked out complaining that the chicken was not at all the same as what he remembered from when he... More 

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Thank Janet S
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

With my coworkers we went to get chicken for people at the office because most people hadn't tried it even when they live here in the capital and everybody was amazed by the chicken taste, price and yummy fries. The wait was worth the great meal.

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Thank Eduardo G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This chicken is absolutely amazing! it worth the long waiting for a table but believe me guys, this chicken is unique, flavour, quality and is made in artesanal oven. 5 stars.

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Thank FRENTEX
San Salvador, El Salvador
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

The chicken is really tasty has cabbage and fries! The price is really good and you wont regret it:) They should have more stores 'cause a little difficult to find the place but over all is great!

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Thank Wendukas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

I really like this chicken but it should be very recommended that you guys open more locations in other places because it is difficult to access there, but is worth it for sure.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bo Distrito Comercial Central Cl Arce No 525, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2221 0744

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