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El Pollo Loco

11895 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4602
+1 858-451-1884
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
4 Feb 2018
“The best alternative to the Colonel”
2 Dec 2017
“My Favorite To Go Lunch while shopping”
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Fast food, Mexican, Spanish
11895 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4602
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

As usual, the roast chicken was perfectly done with a hint of lime flavor to the skin. Service was quick and courteous.

Thank William R
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Love El Pollo Loco. Freshly grilled chicken with crispy skin. Love the yellow rice. best location around shopping center and groceries. Easy in and Easy out. Staff is friendly. Usually use their drive through which is so fast and convenient. They are not stingy on...More

Thank Erma W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

When we visit the in laws, we always go here for a good chicken lunch. It never disappoints and always tastes good. I love the sides of corn and tortillas.....and the other items are good also (like the BRC) Do not go close to closing...More

Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My brother told us we had to vist this mexican restaurant, before we left san diego, his friends told him it was very good.we went out of are way to try this food, it was not worth the money that we paid , i should...More

Thank Letiqua S
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately tonight they were not. Chicken was over cooked. Black beans were bland. There prices are higher then fast food so I expect more. I have a love/hate relationship with this chain. I remember how good it was, then I eat there and taste how...More

Thank Dfettner
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I did some consulting in the LA area about 12 years ago and tried and absolutely loved El Pollo Loco. I ate there at least once per trip. I recently stopped at the one in Rancho Bernardo and their quest to expand has caused them...More

Thank RonDFW
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I love this location!! The entire restaurant is clean and the staff is very friendly! I'd continue eating here....

Thank katrinad331
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Have eaten at El Pollo Loco several times and the food is always good and the prices are always right. If you want a quick bite .... Go.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We eat at this El Pollo Loco all the time and just love it. The managers are ALL about customer service and they work overtime to make sure you are happy with every single meal. You really don't feel like you are in a fast...More

Thank Margo M
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Amazing food at cheap prices. The fish tacos are a must. It is not a date night place just a local place to get amazing food.

Thank hisfollower
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  • Address: 11895 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-451-1884
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