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Chicken on the Run

4933 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814-6007
+1 301-652-9004
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“plantains” (8 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
4933 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814-6007
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is our go-to place for Peruvian Chicken in Bethesda. While I can’t say this is the best Peruvian chicken I’ve ever had, it is really good, and I can usually leave the place with dinner for seven in less than ten minutes. The food...More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Chicken on the Run has the best Peruvian chicken. they sauces they give you are so good you need to buy more. Great prices too.

Thank Urban1026
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This tiny restaurant consistently provides delicious Peruvian roasted chicken and side dishes for a very reasonable price. I have been a devoted customer for years, and have never been disappointed. We get a meal from here at least twice a month. The chicken is always...More

Thank Joyce3909
Reviewed 27 September 2016

These folks have consistently turned out great roast chicken, cassava fries, and frijoles for years. Call them up and order the chicken to go. It's not much of a place for sitting and eating. Don't bother trying to park in front. Go next door to...More

Thank winxalot
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I like the choices at this little neighborhood restaurant. Few tables but delicious chicken, rice & beans, cucumber salad, and plantains. Food is presented quickly in to go containers.

Thank jackie l
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here at least 25 times. This is, our go to chicken destination. No other Peruvian chicken place comes close. Also no other place gives you a delicious meal for four for under $20. Always outstanding.

Thank Jovite
Reviewed 20 January 2016

A friend recommended this place and he was spot on. Served up quickly, the food is great. I had the half chicken and chose potato salad and slaw for sides. Portion sizes are generous, the price is cheap especially for this neighborhood. I will visit...More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The food is delicious, service is quick. It's a very good value for the price. I go here all the time.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Walked 2-3 blocks from the Doubletree Hotel for lunch while attending a conference in Bethesda. We ordered a simple lunch of marinated chicken with black beans and rice and also game with a green salad. The building is small with limited seating but most of...More

Thank TobiasStanley
Reviewed 2 November 2014

It happened last Nov 1 between 7-8:30pm when I ordered a whole chicken and after I payed the chicken I change my mind to order an additional order but I think casher got annoyed he called me stupid and I was shocked .It sound like...More

1  Thank Hunyo
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4933 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814-6007
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-652-9004
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