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Pollo Tropical

1454 Alton Rd Send to Phone
305-672-8888 | Menu
At PT, the birds are marinated and grilled instead of fried.

Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual

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Pollo Tropical Restaurant Review

: Yes, it's fast food. And these days the expanding chain has scores of branches throughout South Florida (and a few in other states), supplementing this original South Beach location. But don't confuse Pollo Tropical with generic grilled chicken chains; the fare's consistently tasty, with a regional slant as solid as at far fancier table-service restaurants. PT’s open flame-grilled chicken parts are cooked skin-on for superior flavor, leaving decisions regarding removing the fatty bits where they belong---with consumers. Diners can also choose from other entrées, such as flame-grilled ribs or mojo-marinated roast pork topped with sautéed onions. Traditional Cuban/Caribbean sides---plantains, boiled yuca, black beans and rice---are much more interesting than standard fast food fries. A wide range of dipping sauces insures that diners are never bored. When you're looking for a meal that's quick and inexpensive but still typical of Miami tastes, look for a PT.


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