On a recent discovery of El Gran Pollo, it is clear to see why they proclaim to produce some finger-licking Peruvian chicken. Located in the shopping center on the cross section of Loch Raven Boulevard and Taylor Avenue in Towson; El Gran Pollo is a hidden gem amongst some familiar stores. The smell of charbroiled chicken lingering in the air automatically draws you in to fuel your craving for delicious, juicy chicken at a budget friendly price.
El Gran Pollo offers a variety of Peruvian delicacies, such as lomo saltado (steak, onions, and tomatoes served over rice), chuletas de cerdo (marinated, charbroiled porkchops), and carne asada (grilled steak). What makes this El Gran Pollo such a great deal is the cheap price for a meal that is overflowing with "muy delicioso" food.
For just $8.95 you can get a 1/2 of their mouth-watering chicken and two sides, which consist of fried plantains, rice and beans, fried yucca, or a few other side options offered. You will definitely have enough leftovers for your lunch after leaving El Gran Pollo.
With great tasting charbroiled chicken and some amazing tasting side options, El Gran Pollo is definitely a place to discover the taste of Peruvian food. And being able to stretch a dollar bill is the icing on the cake.