El Pollo Loco is a U.S. chain restaurant offering flame-grilled chicken. There are over 400 operating restaurants in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Illinois, Connecticut, Oregon and Utah. Fresh chicken is marinated in a blend of spices and herbs to create quick dishes and entrees. It is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. Menu items include burritos, Mexian Caesar salads, chicken taquitos, chips and salsa, and more.