From Our Editors
El Pollo Loco in Irvine on Irvine Blvd is one of the better-priced fast food restaurants in the area, delivering a delicious menu that won't empty the wallet. Stop by for the excellent quality and stay for helpful service. You'll be a regular at El Pollo Loco before you know it.
Defined by its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when you want to soak up a bit of that California sun. There's no specific recommended attire, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably. Also, though the overall price may be low, you can bank on the ingredients being fresh. In fact, you should easily be able to enjoy a good meal for nine or ten bucks, and can probably get in and out for just a Lincoln if you try.
With several healthy items on the menu, there really is something for every taste and if you're looking for the perfect spot for a get-together between family or friends, it's been reviewed as a great local option for both big groups and families with kids. In addition to its quick service (take-out is available), the restaurant also offers delivery, and can even cater an event for you.
A fast-food franchise with more than four decades of tasty success, El Pollo Loco is the only cure when you're crazy for chicken. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.