Pollo Campero

103-26 Roosevelt Ave.
New York, NY 11368
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  • Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Fri 10am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10pm
  • $
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Is it worth lining up on the hot sidewalk and waiting 30 minutes for Guatemalan fried chicken? We can't answer that question for you, but we sure enjoyed standing in the buzzing line, scoring bird, and perching upstairs surrounded by the logos of this Central American fast-food chain. The cut-price poultry is salty and tangy from its citrus marinade, the skin barely dusted and crisp, and most of the sides as bad as Colonel Sanders's-except for the pleasantly unsweet slaw and excellent red beans.

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