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Super Pollo

Perfect For: Cheap Eats Quick Eats Serious Take-Out Operation

Everyone needs a place like Super Pollo close to their home. A super-dependable, super-delicious, cheap option to pick up food anytime. Having lived across the street from this place back in the day, we dream fondly of the days where we could wake up, and within minutes be waist deep in the best Peruvian food the area has to offer. While the chicken is great, the sides are so good here, we’ve been known to ditch the chicken entirely to go with a side sample.

As an added bonus: we’re not saying how we know this, but something about the chicken is a magical hangover elixir. Fine, we know because we’ve eaten here many times hungover. Unless Mom is reading this. Mom, we’re just guessing with the hangover stuff. We meant that the food goes really well paired with a quiet night and a book.

Food Rundown

Chicken

Whatever your preferred style, quarter dark, quarter white, half and half, you’ll be just fine. Traditional Peruvian style, cut up with a huge butchers knife right in front of you.

Maduros

There’s a special place in our hearts for plantains and we have never left Super Pollo without them.

Spinach

Your mom always wanted you to eat your spinach and made it a chore, but trust us, this is no chore. Mixed with spices and potatoes, this is number two in the sides power rankings here.

Rice And Beans

If you want to go the traditionalist route with your sides, these won’t let you down.

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