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El Pollo Loco

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10320 N McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89503
+1 775-787-1900
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a great place to pick-up take-out. The menu is limited - grilled chicken or grilled chicken - but there are numerous sides: beans, corn, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, etc., tortillas. Lots of salad options. Dessert is churros or flan.

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Thank Marilyn M
Mesquite, Nevada
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266 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

My hubby and I were not fast food foodies but since we were in a hurry a couple of days ago, we decided to have a quick bite here. We ordered their flame grilled chicken and their double chicken salad and it turned out to be good. So I now know that if I want a salad, this would be... More 

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Thank NyonyaLady
Reno, Nevada
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309 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Granted there are local taquerias that will always blow away the fast food Mexican chains, but if you are comparing the big ones, and happen to be near this location (where there is a Taco Bell and a Del Taco within a quarter-mile or so), El Pollo Loco is easily the best bet. This location is newer than the other... More 

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Thank CoyoteIsland
reno nv
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271 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Great idea 8 peices of legs and theighs 8 tortillas a lg salad rice beans and 4 churros Can't be beat Always great!!! Sallsa bar adds to menu too

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Reno, Nevada
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

This was our first, and last, trip to El Pollo Loco. The person taking the order did't understand that I wanted 5 Chicken Avocado Tacos. These are advertised on their website and they are advertised on their commercials. I got to the drive up window and showed the employee a picture of the taco from their website that included a... More 

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Thank Joe M
Reno, Nevada
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Pleasantly surprised how good and fresh everything was for a fast food resturant. Salads were fresh and flavorful. Chicken was moist, flavorful and spicy.

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Thank Stephen B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

they recently got rid of their delicious french fries, their crunchy chicken taco (my fave), their taquitos, and who knows what else. no one eats fast food to be healthy.

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Thank nuh u h
Sparks, Nevada
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

This chicken is the best not fried grilled service is always fast friendly the salads are wonderful as well

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Thank John B
Sparks, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

It had been a few years since we had gone to a Pollo Loco. I always liked them but just hadn't stopped by one. I was craving Mexican food, we were on N McCarran and decided to pull in. The menu had really expanded since our last visit. They had salads and bowls, stuffed quesadillas and avocado on everything. We... More 

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Thank Crickette B
Sparks, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

When you are out and about needing a quick but tasty meal, this is a great choice. I have to come here for their chicken soup. We tried the el pollo locos closer to us, but this one is way nicer.. cleaner as well as the best tasting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10320 N McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89503
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-787-1900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?