This is the real deal. No frills. Clean and ample seating area but we generally take out. Perfectly done chicken. Good slaw. Good fries. And an Inca Cola for good measure. Done right.
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We have tried numerous Peruvian chicken restaurants and El Pollo Rico is by far the best. Quick, no nonsense service. We have eaten there and gone in for take-out and you cannot go wrong either way. This week we had guests from California visiting and...More
This is one of the original Peruvian chicken places in DC (although moved from original location). Basic menu, fast service, GREAT CHICKEN. One of those places that can be viewed as a "dive", but when you see the line, you know you are waiting for...More
Have enjoyed this Peruvian chicken place for many years. Self-service, informal seating, but always good.
The chicken is great. The spices definitively make it different and better than a standard Costco chicken. The sides are not worth it. But the meal value is very high. Fries ok & hot, slaw out of a box. Made dinner and lunch the next...More
Stopped in based upon other TA reviews. Of the beaten path in Arlington, but it does have it's own small parking lot. Lots of tables inside. The line literally went out the door. Don't dismay, it moved quickly. The chicken really was excellent...messy, but so...More
you can smell this wonderful chicken for blocks. when you walk in the front door- get in line then turn the corner and see all of these chicken on a spit- they cut it right in front of you - the Cole slaw is great-...More
The most perfect piece of chicken you will ever taste. I would love to see an improvement on side offerings including a healthy option. Cole slaw, rice, and fries makes this impossible to eat as a daily meal.