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“My favorite chicken place!!”
Review of El Pollo Ranchero

El Pollo Ranchero
Ranked #193 of 877 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the best chicken and their sauces are so good! I've tried a few different entrees there and have always enjoyed them. Fajita Salad, and a half Chicken with sides are my favorites!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here looking for a good meal and found good salsa but not much else. Combo fajita that was just plain. And my service was not so good. My drink went dry and they didn't come back to check on me. Ill go down the street.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We love this place! It is a good alternative to home cooking on a busy day, and a family of 4 can eat for under $30. We stop by at least once a month. Our favorites? The Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken, the pupusas, the plantains, the Salvadorian coleslaw (curtido) and the empanadas. We usually call our take out order in and it is ready within 15 minutes. We have eaten in the restaurant a couple of times, but we prefer take out.

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

First night in town after a long travel day. We tried a local restaurant not a chain for dinner. We were pleased with the service and the food. We had the rotisserie chicken. It was moist, tender and tasty. The sides were well portioned and delicious. You cannot go wrong if you are looking for this type of fare.

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Dined at a table here a few months back and really liked it. Then began comparing all the rotisserie chicken places along Route 1 and stopped back by here for take-out - a popular choice, it seems! This is one of the top chicken places, with a slightly smoky taste to the chicken (not overpowering, like some) and yet still deliciously moist. Highly recommend the fried yucca and plantain as your two sides. We're a gluten-free household and had no problem with the food (though obviously ask to make sure if you're trying something new). Take-out on a busy Thursday night as 10-15 minutes wait after ordering, but you can call ahead.

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