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Pollo Male

South American, Costa Rican
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Block North Of the Church 1, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0623
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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Chicken was great. Little neighbourhood restaurant, reasonably priced chicken and ribs. You can watch the chicken rotisserie in the huge wood-burning oven.

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1 Thank SLS_22222
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

Great place for chicken food. From chicken hamburgers to wings, they have it covered. PROs Price > 18 wings + 1 liter soda for $12 Service > Manager is always on place making sure customer are well served Menu with several local choices such as Guacamalole, Chimichanga, Beans, etc. as sides CONs Limited to 1-2 TV without International Sports Park... More 

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1 Thank Victor C
Woodridge, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

The food is excellent and tasty, the only thing I recommend is to serve the "Tortillas" in a little basket.

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Thank Agus5558
Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Unfortunately as any restaurant they are not the same as before, they are now not even giving express anymore, the portions of he sides are smaller every day...i like theyr chicken but they are not as good in everything else as they where 2, to 3 yeras ago

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Thank fabioUSAI
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Simple, good food, fresh fire-spit cooked chicken and fixins, served quickly, no hassle. This place is open when some are not. Open air eating is great. Not fancy, just good food.

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Thank Dwight42
Manistique, Michigan
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156 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013

There are no dislikes about Pollo Male, the best, and our Favorite place to eat, everyone is very courteous, so friendly,and the Cofe root fired rotisserie Chicken is the best we've ever had

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Thank jthayer219
Manistique, Michigan
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156 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I can't say enough about this place, Chicken on an open fire rotisserie, the taste of the chicken with all of the contentments is out of this world. the owners are very gracious and hard working they really care about their Food,, we really got to know them and they treat us as family. We love them. Will be seeing... More 

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Thank jthayer219
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

They have a large stone oven with chickens rotating on skewers. Owner spent a lot of time in US and is there running the place most of the time. Clean, fast, inexpensive and tasty. Great for lunch.

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Thank RSGbiz
Miami
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149 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

This place has the most flavorful rotisserie chicken we have tried in Costa Rica. The pasta side and the french fries are the only sides we enjoy but the chicken is out of this world.

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Thank Vatsmia
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

This is our Sunday night favorite. Excellent fire-roasted chicken at a reasonable price. One of the most popular chicken places in Escazu. If you are a local you know it. If you are a visitor, it is a great find.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?