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Pio Pio Restaurant

#322 of 2,905 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Florida Center
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5752 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819-8559
+1 407-248-6424
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of us were in town for a trade show and needed a decent dinner. We walked the area looking for a friendly place that was smelled good on approach and reasonably busy. This little restaurant fit the bill. We had a 10 min wait but the efficient and friendly staff delivered an absolutely delicious dinner. It was also... More 

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Thank Mark B
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was asked if I had a reservation and I thought to myself "really"? Well let me tell you had I walked in 10 min later I would not have gotten a table. Word is out this place has great food!!! Authentic, flavorful and delicious!!! Really enjoyed our dinner here and don't forget to have a glass(or two) of their... More 

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Thank NonnaCookie
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking in I was a bit hesitant to eat here because of the wait and the size of the restaurant . DO NOT! Be discourage by this. The wait was well worth the wait. My family and I enjoyed the food and the service

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Thank Juan B
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the 1/2 chicken with fried ripe plantains option. The chicken was good but not as juicy as a perfectly cooked chicken. However, mixing their sauces together really adds to the chicken's flavor. The beans were delicious and the fried plantains were definitely a hit, and almost the best we've had... My own attempts at making fried plantains do... More 

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Thank Robert D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This spot was close to our hotel and had good reviews so we decided to try it. We were not disappointed. We had the rotisserie chicken, rice, beans and plantains. The chicken was juicy, tender and the meat fell off of the bone. It was seasoned to perfection and the meal was accompanied by two of their sauces: a mild... More 

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Thank Missy W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is this the best pollo a la brasa I ever had, no. Does this restaurant serve really good food prepared well with a very friendly attitude, hell yeah! If you are in the areas and want reasonably prices meal that tastes great, is very filling and is being enjoyed by local Latinos who know what's what, come here!! When I... More 

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Thank Mark G
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This small 10 table Peruvian restaurant had lots of rotisserie chicken options. The food was good, simple, fast with friendly service and only a few dollars. It is in a strip mall but charming inside. I would recommend it for its convenient location for those staying near Universal.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We wanted something different than Disney and chain restaurants for a day so we found Pio Pio after a recommendation from a friend. We were pleasantly surprised - the outside doesn't look like much, and it is rather small inside, but that's not why we went. The food was great - fish, chicken, patacones, plantains, chorizo, even Aguila beer, they... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great Peruvian food as a whole, the chicken dish we shared was very good, but the Ceviche was amazing! If you like Ceviche, or Peruvian food check this place out

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Thank mspreh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very friendly atmosphere and the popularity is testimony to the good food. The papas criollas and yuca were a treat, washed down with colombiana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5752 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819-8559
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-248-6424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?