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“Fantastic Peruvian chicken! Hidden gem”
Review of Al Carbon Chicken

Al Carbon Chicken
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Peruvian
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Al Carbon doesn't look like much but the food is amazing. The family combos have lots of options and the food is absolutely sensational.

Moreover, it is VERY reasonably priced. There is a small sitting area so if you can, get it to go.

Can't recommend it enough.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

That was the best chicken. Every thing was delicious. Sauces were great. A meal for two for 15$ and we even got an extra side dish. We will be back.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I've not had chicken cooked this perfectly in a very long time. I also had their tacos al pastor, chori-pollo and chorizo. I tried my fiancé's Cemita with chicken and ham. To finish things off, we had the Bavarian Cream Churros which were heavenly. I cannot say enough about the quality of the food, the preparation, or the kindness of the staff. OUTSTANDING!

Thank Tim R
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We read the reviews and were quite excited to find this place. We had the chicken, the green rice, the beans and the fried Jalapeños. The chicken was everything previous reviews described...rotisserie cooked over charcoal with the Peruvian spices. It fell apart in my mouth and its smoky bouquet was my favorite part of the meal. I'm so sad I live in Maryland and won't be back.

What an amazing dinner though! The food was a delicious and honest representation of the best of Peru and other Hispanic countries. Our dinner was like a carnival for our mouths!!

I ever so innocently 'accidentally' discovered the meaning of "biting off more than I could chew" when I bit way into my fried Jalapeño! My life was on fire for a full 2 1/2 minutes, but thankfully have since made a full recovery!

I tried churros last year in Madrid, mmm. I thought I'd never have them again, but to my delight, these churros were even better than the ones I had in Madrid.

Kudos to the Al Carbon Chicken family for giving us such a delightful excursion to Peru via our delicious dinner! Thank you very much!

Thank Manning L
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

My husband is mad about this chicken. So moist! We're from out of town, but stop here (and Bodo's) whenever we can. The $20.00 whole chicken with 3 very generous sides and 4 salsas is a great deal. We usually get two meals out of it. Our favorite sides include the plantains and the green rice, as well as the Mexican sweet corn. It's also nice to be able to get a beer while we wait for our order.

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Thank Suzanne D
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