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“It's called CHICKEN Joes for a reason”
Review of Chicken Joe's

Chicken Joe's
Ranked #3 of 102 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Relaxed beach food restaurant serving rotisserie chicken ,tacos ,ceviche and other items with a Peruvian flare .
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Fun beach ambiance, great service, mediocre food. I had the fish tacos which were advertised as the best in Santa Teresa and I would not recommend them. They were battered and fried. I had the best fish tacos at Funky Monkey. My husband had the 1/2 chicken and said it was really good. Stick to the chicken entrees. It's called Chicken Joes for a reason.

Thank Nakasm70
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William C, Helper at Chicken Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your review .It is a shame you weren’t happy with the tacos .We think that the Panko breading gives the fish a great crunch and adds texture to the tacos .The sign you mentioned shows the pankoed ( breaded ) tacos as we serve them ,sorry you didn’t notice .Gracias for coming in . We appreciate your business .

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The fish tacos are amazing, as is the salad that accompanies them. The owner is very accommodating of dietary restrictions and knowledgeable about GF diet and cross contamination concerns.

Thank 918Kash918
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Really small restaurant on the main drag. Staff is super friendly and serves up great food. Ask to try their homemade hot sauce. FIRE!

Thank trubeo
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Wow... Chicken Joe's really deserves this 5-star review!
The food is beyond amazing, where do I start?
1/4 chicken, 1/2 chicken, family meal however hungry you are it's all delicious and perfectly cooked every time. Rice, Beans, Potato Salad, you can't go wrong with any side. The Jalapeno BBQ sauce is my favorite, but they're all great and you can pick 2.
Possibly my favorite item on the menu, ironically, is the salad! It's perfectly dressed in a light homemade dressing that allows you to taste the super fresh greens and tomatoes and it's truly perfect.
Also unexpectedly, the fish tacos are crazy good too! One time when I was there for an early dinner on a rainy but busy day, they actually ran out of chicken! A couple people in a row came in and got family meals with multiple chickens each and they literally ran out of chicken. I thought they would have to close early but they served fish tacos instead and they were amazing! Everyone totally forgot about the chicken and really got into the tacos.
You should most definitely visit, and order anything on the menu- including the fish tacos!

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Thank Emily T
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Atmosphere can't be beat, staff are super friendly and the ceviche was amazing. Not quite sure why they say they have the best fish tacos in town.... but overall a great dining experience.

Thank egabelia
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