Total revenues (MM)Total revenue growth
$413.75.1%
Systemwide restaurantsAvg sales per square foot
480$690
Avg restaurant gross sq ftTotal employment
2,7005,637
Corporate NameEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.
SectorQuick Service Restaurants
HeadquartersCosta Mesa, CA
Primary SIC Code5812 – Eating Places
Primary NAICS Code722111 – Limited-Service Restaurants
Fiscal Year EndedDecember 27, 2018

El Pollo Loco is a limited service restaurant that specialized in fire-grilling citrus -marinated chicken in front of customers and serves a variety of Mexican-inspired entrees that are created from their chicken. As of Jun 27, 2018, there were 480 restaurants systemwide across California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Utah, comprised of 211 company-operated and 269 franchised restaurants.