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El Pollo Rico

932 North Kenmore Street, Arlington, VA - (703) 522-3220
El Pollo Rico is a restaurant in Arlington’s Virginia Square neighborhood that serves a Peruvian variety of charcoal-broiled chicken known as pollo a la brasa.
100% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Pollo a la Brasa
Rum Cake
Flan

Highlighted Reviews

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Daniel Schwarz - Photos (1)
July 19, 2011
"El Pollo Rico is a restaurant in Arlington’s Virginia Square neighborhood that serves a Peruvian variety of charcoal-broiled chicken known as pollo a la brasa. What sets El Pollo Rico apart from other chicken joints is that the dining experience begins about a block ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

932 North Kenmore Street, Arlington, VA
(703) 522-3220

http://www.welovethischicken.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
An entire chicken looks like a lot of food, but the three of us devoured it in mere minutes.
"An entire chicken looks like a lot of food, but the three of us devoured it in mere minutes."
Cliff Strutz





The rum cake is soft and moist, with plenty of sweet icing.
"The rum cake is soft and moist, with plenty of sweet icing."
Cliff Strutz


Charcoal-broiled chicken with steak fries, cole slaw, and a refreshing can of Inca Cola.  What more could you ask for?
"Charcoal-broiled chicken with steak fries, cole slaw, and a refreshing can of Inca Cola. What more could you ask for?"
Daniel Schwarz


Not seen in this photo is a layer of caramel sauce on the bottom of the flan.
"Not seen in this photo is a layer of caramel sauce on the bottom of the flan."
Cliff Strutz


The dining room is surprisingly big, which is good considering the long lines.
"The dining room is surprisingly big, which is good considering the long lines."
Cliff Strutz



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