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Emma's Chicken

279 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4303
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jun 2017
“Amazing little place”
22 Feb 2017
“Awesome Find”
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Peruvian, South American
279 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4303
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Time and time again I had been disappointed with all the Peruvian chicken places until I found Emma's. Succulent is the word to use. Perfectly seasoned and moist. Actually, almost every dish I've tried is very good but the chicken is the best! This is...More

Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Great chicken. Reasonably price. Staff was great. We will definitely come out of our way to eat chicken again!!!

Thank Anita M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

You may have seen these chicken places popping up everywhere. Most are franchises. Emmas is family owned and operated. No electric rotisseries here. Bags of real charcoal slowly roast exquisitely seasoned chicken to perfection. Crispy skin, tender meat, that breaks into pieces with a slight...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We had three different dinner chicken dishes each had a great international flare and taste. Definantly not disappointed and will return.

Thank DrJDM
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Chicken was under-cooked, staff seemed apathetic / or annoyed with customers. We won't be returning..

Thank Mark P
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This is nothing fancy but a good place to take kids or multi generations for a quick almost fast food meal where you know what food you are eating. When you walk in you order at the counter. Then your food number is called out...More

Thank Marylander44
Reviewed December 14, 2014

Having lived in Peru for several years, I'm always excited when I find a new Peruvian place. This one, however, didn't take long to disappoint. The complete rudeness of the lady at the counter (either she was having a terrible day or she has a...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed August 20, 2014

after looking every where that did not have a wait and not fast food we found this place it was great.

Thank BubbaGras
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Don't be scared away by the dive look of this place. It is in a shopping center with just a few cheap tables and chairs. We always get the whole chicken meal takeout. We go here at least once a week. The chicken here is...More

Thank agentjut
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I was back in my old hometown of Alexandria and happened to be driving past the Van Dorn shopping center around lunch time when my stomach rumbled for me to stop and get a bite to eat. I noticed the usual suspects, Subway, Wendy's, the...More

2  Thank dolphin80
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4303
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
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