Steeped in tradition. Filled with freshness. Our menu is the intersection of our Sinaloan roots and our SoCal hometown.View Menu
In the past four decades, El Pollo Loco has grown quite a bit. From our first location on Alvarado Street in Los Angeles to over 480 restaurants across the United States.
It started with a mother’s recipe and one man’s desire for a quality chicken dinner after a hard day’s work. Over 40 years later, we still grill our chicken the same way, citrus marinated and grilled low and slow over an open flame. In that time, we’ve fed families, connected cultures and have become a Southern California institution.Our Story