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Pollo Male

Barbecue, South American, Costa Rican
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Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0623
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Fredericton, Canada
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

After hanging out in highly tourist locations in San Jose we were looking for something more 'Costa Rican'. This place was it. Our meals were divine, and so reasonably priced. I knew when it was full of locals that we were in luck. The guys in my party loved the wings and my chicken was awesome. Located on a quiet... More 

Thank janunder
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Chicken slow cooked over open wood oven. Fresh salads, sides , and starters......tacitos with avacado cream...yum.

1 Thank Tracey W
Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hands down, the best roasted chicken place in Escazu. Lots of other options to choose from. Good parking, good service, clean.

1 Thank Gandoka
San Jose, Costa Rica
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you are in Escazu and looking for roasted chicken, wings, or traditional Arroz con Pollo this place may be the one for you. Not pricey, the food is fresh and tasty. Perfect for lunch or brunch on sunday. The place is very simple, wooden tables and chairs but is clean and service is fine. Has a parking area, very... More 

1 Thank EdwinER
Escazu, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I live very close to this place, in fact I pass in front several times per week. After seen it many times, I always wanted to give it a try. Not worth it. I was expecting a juicy chicken with nice sides and I was disappointed. Do not get me wrong, I can it there again but it will not... More 

Thank gparavi
Escazu, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you like roasted chicken, this is the place. Nice atmosphere in the heart of San Rafael, walking distance to the park. Meals include all the fixing to make a delicious meal.

Thank Theesein
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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238 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Always a treat at home with 4 different dips. The wings are hot, crisp and tasty... Usually a once a month affair, we love their wings... try them..

Thank islandjerr
Escazu, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is a rotisserie chicken spot in the center of Central Escazu. It's typical Costa Rican. They cook their chicken on coffee root wood and serve it with beans, tortillas, pasta salad and potatoes chips. The quality of the chicken is excellent, always juicy, and the flavor more natural than some of the bigger chains. The price is quite reasonable.

Thank Michael R
Frankfurt, Germany
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196 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

This exclusive chicken restaurant serves very good Tico style rotisserie chicken with a choice of accumulated side orders.Fast service,good for the money.on a busy street.Lived in escazu since 2004.the first chicken Resturant I frequented.Smaller sized, outdoor dining.Take outs.Friendy,family owned.

Thank David S
Escazu, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

this is typical rancho kind of place like most of what existed years ago on a busy side street with reasonable prices not far from the post office

Thank stone e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Barbecue, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 0623

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