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Pollo

100 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley, CA 94704-1202
+1 510-486-8027
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
16 Oct 2016
“I got sick within an hour”
15 Oct 2016
“Homemade goodness”
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100 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley, CA 94704-1202
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had the soup and half a sandwich combination. In less than 90 minutes I developed stomach pain, discomfort and diarrhea. The food was tasty, but perhaps the sanitary conditions were not what they should be. I don't know anything beyond I got sick.

1  Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a guy at the Berkeley information center and we should thank him. Breakfast #1 for me, mushroom omelette for my wife. Choice of fresh squeezed or juice from concentrate. Good coffee. Eggs made over hard as requested. Links are pork,...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I had the Gyros plate for lunch, it was OK but nothing special. The serving was generous, so there was plenty of food but nothing special.

1  Thank WesternMAtravels
Reviewed 14 April 2014

It's a few blocks away from the gourmet ghetto but miles away in style. Pollo is a no frills, down to earth, delicious breakfast place. The breakfast burrito is a no nonsense, tasty treat that could easily feed two unless you are ravenous. The freshly...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Happened into this place and was totally charmed. The food was excellent, in an old style large portion diner kind of way. The owners take the order and serve the food. The tables and chairs are the heavy solid wood type. Very comfortable feel. This...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Food isn't great, and the place is filthy with flies everywhere. Went with friends and we all got food poisoning after eating here. Decent prices if you don't mind getting sick, and service is alright. Definately not worth going to though. After seeing reviews here,...More

1  Thank JasonT230
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Great lunch spot near BART, big portions and good value

Thank mikealey
Reviewed 17 June 2012

While visiting the city as tourists, my husband and I stopped and ate lunch at Original Pollos (Corner of Shattuck & Addison) because of it's convenient location and because a relative who lives in that area had recommended it to us. It is immediately adjacent...More

2  Thank Tigrefemme
Reviewed 6 October 2011

Good, cheap, huge breakfast burrito! Restaurant is small and welcoming.

1  Thank g3ographer
Reviewed 3 June 2010

There are lot of little cafes in Berkeley that sell Gryos, but Pollo is the best. Great cucumber sauce and lots of meat.

Thank e_hope75
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 20:00
Thursday
09:30 - 20:00
Friday
09:30 - 20:00
Saturday
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley, CA 94704-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-486-8027
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