Houston, TX 77081
- Central American
- Daily 10am-10pm
- Catering, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
- Dinner, Lunch
- Not Necessary, Accepted
- Lot Available
Houston Press's Description
When this fried chicken franchise first opened, people waited in line for five hours to get in. What's drawing the crowds is the yearning for a taste of home. For Houston's 115,000 Central American residents, Pollo Campero conjures up intense memories. The chain's trademark, a chicken in a cowboy hat, is part of Latin American pop culture -- he even appears in a cartoon show for kids. Oh, yeah, the chicken isn't bad either. It's moist, tender and amazingly grease-free.
Tips from foursquare
Try it. The South American taste will surprise you. Avoid the Saturday lunch crowd.
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Yummy horchata and other Latin beverages!
Ghetto nothing but immigrants
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