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Second Pollo Campero Location Opening Today

By Laura Oppenheimer in Food on Jul 13, 2007 5:05PM

It is now a little after noon, which means the second Chicago location of Pollo Campero is now open for business at 4830 N. Pulaski Ave. What are you waiting for? Go try it out and let us know how it is, will you?

2007_7_campero.jpgThe first Pollo Campero was quite the news maker when it opened in 2005, with long, long, dismayingly long lines. The legendary Pollo Campero fried chicken is known for being juicy and extra-flavorful; their marinade has more seasoning than the standard Popeye's or KFC marinade. The chicken is so good that Crain's says people bring it on the plane with them as they fly from south of the border back to the US. Stay tuned to LTH for the inevitable real-time updates on the opening.

Chicago's Levy Restaurants is the parent company of oddly-named Levy Pollo Campero, the developing corporation that has the rights to 50 Pollo Campero franchises in Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida. They see Chicago as a test market and launching ground for new franchises.