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Pollo Male

Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0623
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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South American, Costa Rican
Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Chicken is excellent, love the patacones and the chicken salad!!! Great family environment and very friendly staff!!!

Thank Laine A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good variety of chicken based dishes and side orders, taste is really good and price is affordable. It has parking for your vehicle.

Thank eufe
Reviewed 27 August 2017

They have te best rotisserie chicken in the area! I love the salad that they put their rotisserie chicken on, and the "Arroz con pollo" is excellent!

Thank Laine A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Don't get confused by the place decorations... it's not a typical food restaurant nor a Mexican restaurant (despide of how the place was decorated). Roasted chicken is ok in terms of size and flavor however it's quite expensive if you compare it with similar places...More

Thank Eduardo V
Reviewed 4 March 2017

After hanging out in highly tourist locations in San Jose we were looking for something more 'Costa Rican'. This place was it. Our meals were divine, and so reasonably priced. I knew when it was full of locals that we were in luck. The guys...More

Thank janunder
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Chicken slow cooked over open wood oven. Fresh salads, sides , and starters......tacitos with avacado cream...yum.

1  Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hands down, the best roasted chicken place in Escazu. Lots of other options to choose from. Good parking, good service, clean.

1  Thank Gandoka
Reviewed 27 April 2016

If you are in Escazu and looking for roasted chicken, wings, or traditional Arroz con Pollo this place may be the one for you. Not pricey, the food is fresh and tasty. Perfect for lunch or brunch on sunday. The place is very simple, wooden...More

1  Thank EdwinER
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I live very close to this place, in fact I pass in front several times per week. After seen it many times, I always wanted to give it a try. Not worth it. I was expecting a juicy chicken with nice sides and I was...More

Thank gparavi
Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you like roasted chicken, this is the place. Nice atmosphere in the heart of San Rafael, walking distance to the park. Meals include all the fixing to make a delicious meal.

Thank Theesein
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  • Value
South American, Costa Rican
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 0623
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