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El Pollo Loco

8245 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-2270
+1 714-921-4633
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
5 Sep 2018
“Beyond Fast Food”
23 Aug 2018
“Find another El Pollo Loco”
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Mexican, Fast food, Spanish
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8245 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-2270
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This place serves excellent fire grilled chicken that is a much more healthy choice than any other fast food places. Quality of the food was great.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Regrettable, this is our closest El Pollo Loco and worst-run we’ve EVER encountered. Over-cooked chicken (dry-very dry/not burned) are consistent. Should you visit this unit, be prepared to clean your own table and seats. Asked supervisor when are you going to clean the dining room....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Even if there's only 1 car in the drive thru this place is slow slow slow. And there's a 50% chance your order will be wrong OR you get someone else's order. Always check before you pull out.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 57gwenc
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It was very hard to eat in as the noise was so bad. The whole time I was there a man was chopping chickens so loud you couldn't hear yourself think. I asked why he would do that in the middle of lunch when it...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 1 May 2016

They used to be very good. But for the last several years they overcook the chicken to the point that it is soooo dry and the skin is burnt. Be sure and check your order as they are notorious for not including one of your...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank SKabel
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This chicken has become my favorite because is well seasoned an usually very moist. They have added a variety of items to the menu, The salads are pretty good but next time I had one, I will have to ask to leave the beans out....More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Mariacris2
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I love their charbroiled chicken. Salads are all excellent. Dollar menu has a good selection. Dinners are great for hubbie & me. Drive thru is perfect for my "I'm too tired to walk in to Chipotle" afternoons. cGood tastes & healthy food.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Debra E
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Like most El Pollo Locos, this one had good management and training for its employees. It was reasonably clean and organized.

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank mike-in-bako
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I always like their food. The problems with the one here in Yorba Linda is that they almost never get a drive-up order right. Always something missing. So now I only go if I have time to go in.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank EricHelmle
Reviewed 18 January 2015

I like the fact that they use chicken that is cage free. The taste is great and the garnishings are openly available. Good service too. Chicken bowl is good

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank BizTraveler2012
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 8245 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-2270
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
  • Phone Number: +1 714-921-4633
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