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Pio Pio

1746 First Ave., New York, NY, 10128
nr. 90th St.
212-426-5800

Avg. Rating

8
Food: 10
Service: 7
Décor: 7
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

80% would go back.

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Stole my credit card

By seeshele on 12/11/2013

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

The food at Pio Pio is great but please pay in cash. I had my credit card numbers stolen after a dinner on November 13. It was fairly elaborate scam in that the numbers were stolen and placed on a new card and used around NYC. Luckily my card contacted me and reimbursed me but it was a hassle non the less. Again, the food is amazing but a bad apple ruins the whole bunch.

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16 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

SOOOO GOOD

By ewdhsijkn on 12/8/2013

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The food is incredible, especially the pio pio chicken! My family goes there a lot and it is really fun. The music is really great too!

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20 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

Must go regularly ....

By touring_local on 8/21/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

This is a place you don't feel guilty about going to 1,2,3 times per week. The chicken is awesome and the sides are just delicious. The green sauce they serve is something you won't find anywhere else, and quite possibly may be a good enough reason not to try. The avocado salad is great and refreshing and you won't find better sangria in the city.... trust me! Tried the ceviche, was a little ...mmmm.... authentic for my taste, but I know that is how it is supposed to be. One place that is satisfying all around and easy on the wallet. Feed 4 and get tipsy for $50.

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102 out of 215 people found this review helpful.

Best Chicken in NYC

By DeLinsk on 6/5/2008

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

Go here. Now. Stop reading and grab a cab. Then order a whole chicken for 2-4 people, get amazing sides of maduros (fried bananas or plantains?), rice and beans, and get both the avocado sauce and garlic sauce. Add a $20 dollar pitcher of sangria (bigger than most other pitchers) and you're getting a cheaper meal than you thought you could find in the city. Chicken is moist inside and crispy on the outside, and without booze it's a $30 dollar meal for two, sometimes even less. Really unbelievable food at a great price. One of my favorites in the city. Location on Upper East, Upper West and Midtown East. Don't miss out on this place. They deliver too.

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100 out of 186 people found this review helpful.

Comfort food

By ajl on 9/18/2006

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

The lines at this small Peruvian chicken restaurant are always out the door, but it's worth waiting for. The rotisserie chicken is the centerpiece, and the green hot sauce that accompanies it is delicious, as are sides like maduros and avocado salad. The sangria is worth ordering too.

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284 out of 575 people found this review helpful.

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