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The Chicken House

1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3924
+1 302-737-2426
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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Peruvian, South American
1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3924
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Reviewed 21 August 2012 via mobile

The name doesn't lie...the place has the most awesome chicken!!! All three if the dishes that were ordered were exceptional!!!

1  Thank Coulomb67
Reviewed 8 August 2012

The 5 star may be relative, considering this IS a rather authentic Peruvian food in Delaware. Few essential ingredients that would make it better would be Cancha (toasted corn that's normally given out to munch on) and Aji Amarillo (very surprised when it wasn't an...More

1  Thank Jaaycie
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Located in a strip center in Red Mill, this place is easy to overlook. When my friend suggested it, I laughed. 'a place called the chicken house? I guess they specialize in chicken!' My friend laughed as well and said 'wait till you taste the...More

1  Thank mrbig1627
Reviewed 5 May 2012

Where else can you get friendly service by either the owner or close family member, and have a delicious fresh salad with an amazing home made dressing, yummy yellow rice, and a whole charcoal grilled chicken with nice tasty side sauce, home made flan or...More

Thank JonnyNew
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Have only eaten here once, but the food was very good. Will probably get take-out from this point forward, as the atmosphere in the restaurant was lacking.

Thank Shellyduchsk8s
Reviewed 8 July 2011

I go there at least once a week. The chicken kabobs with yellow rice costs $6.50 and is healthy and delicious. I highly recommend it. They seem to hold prices down by being chronically overstaffed & if they are busy this is a problem. If...More

Thank jhk85
Reviewed 14 June 2011

I have enjoyed the Peruvian chicken here which is cooked rotisserie style in a very hot charcoal oven. It comes with a yellow pepper sauce which is fabulous. I love this place. I have mostly only eaten the chicken which is clearly their specialty.

Thank gourmetjay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1224 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-737-2426
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