Yesterday afternoon, I was invited out to lunch at a new restaurant that opened up right by me at Mall of Georgia. It’s called, Pollo Tropical, have you guys heard of it? Have you eaten there? I never heard of it but have seen the construction going on since last year and now its finally open. I took my neighbor with me and we headed that way, check out my pinky review inside plus they are having a grand opening in Snellville, Ga today!
Pinky Review: When we walked in, it reminded me of a Caribbean-inspired restaurant because of the decor, music and atmosphere. I’ve been to Jamaica a few times, so that was the vibe I picked up. This is a chain restaurant and it’s Pollo Tropicals 9th Atlanta-area location and there is another opening today in Snellville, Ga.
My friend and I looked over the menu which was filled with tropical salads, ribs, chicken, veggie dishes and so much more. I decided on the ribs, green beans, corn soufflé and my friend Demar ordered the chicken bowl. The proportions were pretty good and I liked the presentation.
We sat down and said our grace and dived right in. We both loved the food and it was very tasty. I liked the sauce on the ribs but they were a bit tough to chew and the green beans needed just a bit more seasoning. Other than that, not a bad meal at all. Say that you wanted to head on over to lunch at Pollo Tropical and treat a co-worker. My meal ran about $7 and my friend’s chicken bowl was around $6, add drinks, it would cost you around $20.
The tables were clean, the staff was very friendly and you do not tip in their restaurant, its a no, no! You eat off of real plates and they have silverware. So its a mix between fine dining and a fast food joint all at the same time lol. You also leave your plates on the table and the staff comes to clean up after you. I liked the restaurant, the food and the experience and will be back! My favorite item that I got to try was the Caribbean Corn Soufflé! Soo good, till next time! xoxo
Tropi Chops Salad
Ribs with(Green Beans & Caribbean Corn Soufflé)
Grand Opening In Snellville,Ga Today!
Kids Eat Free Tuesdays – we welcome all families to our restaurant to experience the fun!
All day every Tuesday, guests who purchase any Pollo Tropical adult meal will receive one free Kids Meal. The offer is valid for children 12 and under and the child must be present at the time.
And just a friendly reminder, Pollo Tropical is opening its newest restaurant in Snellville located at 1635 Scenic Hwy. on Friday, Jan. 8 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Grand opening events include:
Free food for the first 100 people in line
Free Chicken for a Year giveaway
A shopping spree giveaway, chair massages and spin-and-win prizes all day long
About Pollo Tropical
Pollo Tropical, a subsidiary of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. is a Caribbean-inspired fast casual concept known for its fresh, flame-grilled chicken marinated in a proprietary blend of tropical fruit juices and spices. Other craveable island favorites include Mojo Roast Pork and made-from-scratch sides including rice, beans, yuca with garlic sauce, sweet plantains and more. Menu items like the Tropical Citrus Chicken Salad, Guava BBQ Pork Sandwich and Create Your Own TropiChops® can be customized with 10 zesty tropical signature sauces on Pollo Tropical’s famous Saucing Island®. Founded in 1988, the Miami-based company currently owns and operates more than 150 locations in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas, plus licensed restaurants on college campuses and franchised locations throughout the Caribbean, Central America, South America and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit Pollo Tropical’s website at www.pollotropical.com.