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“Our little spanish place”
Review of El Pollo Ranchero

El Pollo Ranchero
Ranked #154 of 771 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This place is always a good meal. The menu is extensive and the staff are very nice. We actually stopped in twice this trip to DC and we never do that. The guy remembered us from the night before. If you like authentic Spanish food or Peruvian chicken this is the place to go. You get plenty of food. You never leave hungry. The prices are also great.

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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.

Thank Kevprichard
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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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Thank Bougeotte18
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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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