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Pio Pio--Amsterdam Ave

Ora Oct 17, 2007 11:25 AM

Heading there for dinner tonight. Any recent experiences?

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  1. kcijones001 RE: Ora Oct 17, 2007 11:41 AM

    I've been to the one on the UES.
    Chicken is fantastic...The hot dog and french fry dish, although sounds appetizing, it's not..it's a bit greeeeezy and mushy.
    The sangria isnt half bad either....
    Oh, if its as small as the one on the UES, be prepared for a wait.

    1. LNG212 RE: Ora Oct 17, 2007 11:50 AM

      It's not as small as the one on the UES. But it still gets a crowd. The chicken and all the stuff it comes with -- avocado salad, rice and beans. And those yucca fries. I like their sangria too.

      1. kcijones001 RE: Ora Oct 17, 2007 12:06 PM

        Menu is small, so it shouldn't be hard!

        1. Ora RE: Ora Oct 24, 2007 04:40 PM

          Just a follow up: We (2 people) ordered the chicken, yellow rice and avocado salad and 1 glass of sangria. Bill $26 w/tax. Chicken was mosit and flavorful. Oddly the rice wasn't a big side at all. The salad was OK. The sangria for $5 was decent. I shall return. A great cheap eat place.

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            xigua RE: Ora Oct 24, 2007 05:17 PM

            I was just there with some friends this past weekend and we all loved the flavorful and moist chicken, especially with the spicy cilantro sauce. We also had ceviche, with was fine, and an seafood rice dish, but I abstained coz I was already bursting with chicken.

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            1. chowmeow RE: Ora Oct 25, 2007 08:14 PM

              Their take-out chicken is the best deal - $4 for half a chicken!

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                Alexx RE: Ora Oct 26, 2007 01:55 PM

                I think they just opened a branch on third avenue and 34th. has anyone been there yet? is the chicken the same?

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