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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 28, 2016

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 Sep 27, 2017, there were 473 restaurants systemwide across California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Utah, comprised of 208 company-operated and 265 franchised restaurants.