Pollo a La Brasa Western

764 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
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Pollo a La Brasa Western +

Amy Scattergood Peruvian chicken at Pollo a la Brasa


  • Mon.-Fri. except Tue. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
If you are anywhere near Koreatown when the need for takeout chicken strikes, follow your nose to Pollo a la Brasa, a Peruvian chicken joint all but concealed behind a fortress of hardwood logs. The smoky, crisp-skinned chicken sizzled over a hot wood fire and served with the incendiary Peruvian herb sauce aji, is what happens when you cross a chicken with a smoldering log. - Jonathan Gold

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