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“Small business. Amazing Peruvian Restaurant”
Review of El Pollo Imperial

El Pollo Imperial
Ranked #244 of 1,190 Restaurants in Long Beach
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

The food is amazing. The owner is super nice. My favorite dish is the Vianitas Saltadas. Beef, string beans and rice. Superb!!

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Located in North Beach in an old Kentucky Fried Chicken converted in restaurant this place absolutely delivers. Aesthetically this is not a fine dining experience. It is very casual. What is lacks looks certainly make up for in food! Absolutely delicious Peruvian cuisine! We enjoyed our lunch so much we ordered take out for dinner later that night. The platanos fritos are an especially delicious treat! The busy part is the drive in window!

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

The first time I was fortunate enough to eat Peruvian food, excellent taste and service. This is restaurant that you must try if you are in the area. Local area isn't great but it is clean. Limited parking in restaurant lot. Must use side streets, and the surrounding area parking lots /space. Regardless of the parking you must eat at this restaurant. THIS IS A GREAT RESTAURANT FOR SMALL GROUPS, I LUNCH.

Thank rsdegu
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

I LOVE the ceviche! It is totally different from the Mexican ceviche. Sea food is cook in the juices of citrus and it is just the best! Arroz con pollo, the vegetables with Lomito Saltado y las salchipapas (french fries with friend pieces of hot dog on top) are just some of the wonderful dishes here. And the soups! With every order they give a small cup of their Rice Chicken soup with cilantro. Yummy !

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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Pretty scary outside but once inside I felt very safe. The bread and soup was outstanding. It is worth taking a bullet for the beef and onions it's so unbelievably good Recommend to anyone traveling near here to stop before dark. Simply outstanding and amazing food. I nearly cried when all my beef was gone. Service was also very friendly and attentive. Best food in California

Thank Bryce J
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