We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Palacio Del Pollo

540 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052-5238
+1 973-243-0616
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
Aug 14, 2017
“Rotisserie Chicken at it's finest”
Nov 17, 2017
“Delicious food!”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
540 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052-5238
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (10)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is my go to place before going to see a show at Luna stage across the street. Consistently delicious chicken, prepared rotisserie style with a large salad and plantains A quarter chicken is eight dollars, half 10… And, if you’re incredibly hungry or want...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The chicken is terrific, I've had better sides. Perfect for take out, the dinning room is family style so you may be sitting with strangers while eating. If you are open to making new Spanish Speaking friends...go for it!

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I went to this restaurant with my family. The tables were dirty and only one person serving several tables. We ordered Pisco sour to start and we were told that the person that does the drinks was late. It was after 3pm. We wanted to...More

Thank Pattyvk
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here today and I'm so glad we did! Our favorite Peruvian spot to eat is Pio Pio in NYC. Given were Jersey natives now, we have to make the best of our new environment. We found this place based on...More

Thank Rae C
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I went there with my peruvian friend two years and i don't remember much except that the food was great.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 15 February 2016

El Palacio was surprisingly busy when we arrived early on a Sunday evening after a matinée at nearby Luna Stage in West Orange. The place was filled with families and thinned out by 6 p.m. Other reviewers have mentioned that little English is spoken here,...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 2 October 2014

When my son and my peruvian daughter-in-law were visiting us, we let her choose the restaurant to visit. She checked menus of various places online, and decided on this one. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent, and the atmosphere was very family-like. We...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We've been to Palacio del Pollo several times and enjoy the food there. Your best bet is their chicken (available only on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), cooked to perfection and very tasty. The best beef option we've tried is the bistec, NOT the baby churrasco....More

1  Thank cseleosida
Reviewed 25 May 2014

My wife and I have been to "El Palacio" twice, and we have both remarked at how good the food was. We know nothing about Peruvian food, but everything we have tasted has been great. The rotisserie chicken absolutely puts Boston Market to shame. We've...More

1  Thank ccurvey
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in West Orange
Ramada East Orange
575 reviews
2.19 km away
Garden Plaza Hotel
172 reviews
2.91 km away
Courtyard West Orange
230 reviews
2.96 km away
The Wilshire Grand Hotel
596 reviews
4.91 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Libretti's Restaurant
68 reviews
.62 km away
Bella Italia Restorante
32 reviews
.29 km away
Hat City Kitchen
64 reviews
.47 km away
Southern Comfort Cafe
20 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
420 reviews
1.92 km away
South Orange Performing Arts Center
36 reviews
2.94 km away
South Mountain Reservation
121 reviews
3.50 km away
Bury The Hatchet Bloomfield
29 reviews
4.85 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Palacio Del Pollo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052-5238
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-243-0616
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing