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El Pollo Bollo

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Huachinango N 09 | Camino a la Puntilla, frente a la Delegación Municipal, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
+52 322 209 5027
18:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Sun 18:00 - 22:30
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Wonderful consistent food been many times the chicken, ribs and fish have always tastes great! The nice thing is that it is open all year around not just high season! Thanks again for delusions food!

Thank gsoucy
Brandon, Canada
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

Had two delicious meals here and enjoyed them both. We tried the battered shrimp and the Tri-tip steak. The shrimps were super-good and came with rice and vegetables - more than enough for one and good to share. The Tri-tip steak was amazing and tender. Went back to have it again but they only have a few times a week.... More 

Thank pasigulia
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

We have stayed in Yelapa for many years now; but this was the first time we ate here. It certainly will not be the last. The bbq ribs were to die for. And, of course, you can not find greater people than those is Yelapa.

Thank Jackie G
New York, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

My tender, flavorful chicken was smothered with a creamy sauce so good I wished I could have a bowl on it's own as a soup course. The sides served alongside were great: beans perfectly cooked, mashed potatoes wonderfully fluffy and buttery. My eyes were bigger than my stomach and we over-ordered, but our waiter was nice enough to wrap up... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Pollo Bollo is a wonderful find..... it is very popular with Mexicans and tourists, a fun atmosphere and exceptionally good food. Chicken, of course, is the best. We were lost in the winding streets of Yelapa and a friendly local (who spoke no English) guided us through the alleys and backyard to Pollo Bollo. (It is easy to find, however,... More 

Thank sophia818
Kelowna, Canada
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Got the mixed chicken and rib plate - it turned out to be a really huge portion - more food than I could even eat (almost). :) It's a busy, popular place for a reason.

Thank happycampers16555
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

The BBQ chicken was tasty, but not warm enough, which I should have questioned. The salad was wilted and I did not trust it being safe. I ate anyway, and was sick in the night. So was my husband. I should have listened to my gut feeling (pun intended)

Thank 154943Michelle
Houghton, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

The twinkling white Christmas lights, air of joviality (everyone seems to know everyone else) and even a couple of friendly little doggies and kitties sauntering through (this IS Yelapa, land of the blissed out friendly animals, so if you have a problem with dogs and cats in restaurants, you wouldn't be comfortable here in the first place) give Pollo Bollo... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

We ate at this restaurant 3 times and each time the food was so good and the service was great. BBQ ribs were so yummy and my favourite. This place can fill up so it is best to go early 6:30 pm. One night they had 3 milk cake....also so delicious.

Thank taber
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Yelapa is a fishing village turned tourist village. You eat seafood there. Seriously, you don't go to Mexico for the meat. Unless, of course, you go to Pollo Bollo. Being a Texas smoked BBQ snob I would have never thought about trying BBQ in Yelapa but it smelled so good and looked so good and, frankly, I was getting a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huachinango N 09 | Camino a la Puntilla, frente a la Delegación Municipal, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Costalegre  >  Yelapa
  • Phone Number: +52 322 209 5027
Yelapa is small village. This place has no address or website, but can easily be found for tourists visiting Yelapa

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