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Pio Pio

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Midtown
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210 E 34th St, between 2nd & 3rd Avenues, New York City, NY 10016-4847
+1 212-481-0034
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York, New York, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While mom was receiving chemo from nyu langome which is across the street my aunt an I decided to gave lunch at pio pio. It was our first time. The place was small and gets busy and crowded fast. We ordered the lunch quarter chicken with a side of sweet plantain. We were hungry so the food tasted good to... More 

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Thank Martine G
Abington, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and quick service. The Mom's Chicken special was enough to feed 3-4 people. My only complaint is you are sitting on top of each of the patrons at the tables next to you. We enjoyed speaking with the table next to us and they ordered the same meal on our recommendation. Try the sangria for an added bonus.

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Thank RaiderPhilly
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Everything was wonderfully tasty and I was super pleased with my choices (sangria, ceviche mixto and pollo). The atmosphere is very warm and cozy. The service was great too.

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Thank Luciane B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Really fun small restaurant, excellent food and friendly staff. The family dishes were delicious!!!!

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Thank jorismeul
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Always a great experience at pio pio! A taste of home. Delicious cervesas del Peru and pollo al la brasa. No other rotisserie does it justice.

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Thank Liza B
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing find. This little Peruvian joint has excellent food and great service. We had the ceviche - large portion, tender chunks of fish, marinated just right - bargain at $14. Chicken, red beans and avocado salad - all delicious. Total check $45 for two, outstanding value. Highly recommended.

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Thank akselrod17
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Pio Pio, the Peruvian rotisserie chicken chain, now has nine locations in the greater NYC area: four restaurants in Manhattan, three in Queens, one in Brooklyn and one in the Bronx. The Pio Pio menu varies from location to location with the larger venues offering an expanded range of choices. All locations offer appetizers, salads, cebiches, entrees, desserts, beer and... More 

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NYC
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I come here quite often for the lunch special as I work in the neighborhood. So much so that they basically know my order and have my food in front of me within minutes (once I stood waiting for less than 10 mins waiting for a table and the basically put my food down as they sat me; good thing... More 

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Thank julesj66
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, good price, fast service. The chicken was juicy and had a great taste. Worth a visit!

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Thank joedtrips
New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The best lunch special in the city is here - ask for the grilled chicken lunch special, it comes with a nice salad and soda too. Make sure you pour the green sauce on your chicken - delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 34th St, between 2nd & 3rd Avenues, New York City, NY 10016-4847
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-481-0034

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

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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