El Pollo Loco Nutrition

2014 begun auspiciously for the El Pollo Loco nutrition campaign to have healthier food items on their menu. Each new item – and there are five – has less than a calorie count of 500 and are available in all participating El Pollo Loco outlets across the U.S.

View El Pollo Loco prices here.

FoodServing Size (oz.)CaloriesFat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Cholesterol (mg)Sodium (mg)Carbohydrates (g)Dietery Fiber (g)Sugar (g)Protein (g)


Chicken Avocado Torta14.172035901301630607344
Shredded Pork Carnitas Torta13.4790461401001610576340
Blackened Chicken Torta14.174038901202020637343
Bacon Ranchero Chicken Torta13.669032901401880596545


Mexican Cobb Salad w/o dressing14.35202570105900389537
Mexican Cobb Salad w/ dressing17.3960721501401490419840
Avocado Mango Salad w/o dressing12.4400173.50755203751027
Avocado Mango Salad w/ dressing15.455026507514305762728
Taco Salad w/o dressing14.65202470100910439733
Taco Salad w/ dressing17.69607015013515004691035
Ultimate Double Salad w/o dressing12.934092.50145910194647
Ultimate Double Salad w/ dressing15.9780561001801500224849
Bacon Avocado Family Meal Salad w/o dressing154403110060960206723
Bacon Avocado Family Meal Salad w/ dressing18870781701001540226925

5 Under 500 Calories

Grand Taco Plate (2 tacos)12.2470125016014003431152
Grand Taco à la carte5.220031070670151526
Black Bean Bowl15.43801120757903917436
Whole Wheat Avocado Burrito14.449018608513405411634
Avocado Salad w/o dressing15.42901020756002410631
Avocado Salad w/ dressing18.4440193.5075151043102331
Mango Grilled Tostada w/o dressing14.947015407510505711734
Mango Grilled Tostada w/ dressing17.9630235075196076112434


Refried Beans (small)621041004803310211

Flame-Grilled Chicken

Chicken Breast4.322092.5014062000036
Chicken Breast Skinless41803.51011056000035
Skinless Breast Meal w/o tortilla strips or dressing on salad11.1265820110690114439
Chopped Breast Meat2.81001.50.507033000021

Premium Salads

Avocado Bacon Tostada w/ dressing21.21340921601252180849746
Avocado Bacon Tostada w/o dressing18.29004690901590818443
Chicken Tostada Salad w/o dressing17.3860421101001430777541
Chicken Tostada Salad w/o dressing or shell14.743013601001130435434
Grilled Chicken Salad w/o dressing or tortilla strips9.7170410075560102425

Stuffed Quesadillas & Bowls

Chicken Avocado Stuffed Quesadilla13.998062230.51751920614349
Chicken Bacon Guacamole Stuffed Quesadilla11.888051230.51852080563252
Pollo Bowl®18.161010207017508711340
Ultimate Double Chicken Bowl25.39703413020022809413570

Chicken Burritos

Spicy Chipotle Burrito17.5860351411602500867548
Chicken Avocado Burrito17.9950531511572110749548
Poblano Avocado Burrito18.6910391211452390939449
Ranchero Burrito17.3860381311302170868542
New Classic Chicken Burrito10.45201660651370666226

Soft Tacos

Chicken Avocado Soft Taco6.4310175070870202620


Chicken Nachos14.610506118013016808910434
Small Chicken Tortilla Soup w/ tortilla strips10.821093060830192216
Small Chicken Tortilla Soup w/o tortilla strips10.314052060830101215
Large Chicken Tortilla Soup w/ tortilla strips23.645019601301810405434
Large Chicken Tortilla Soup w/o tortilla strips22.630011401301810223432

Snack Menu

Taco al Carbón3.216061.5040290181<110
Crunchy Chicken Taco4.2300175055440212114
BRC Burrito7.64301250151020645<115
Grilled Chicken Tortilla Roll64001560901100381026
Chicken Taquito with Avocado Salsa3.321513202042019327


Pinto Beans620040.500370298111
Rice4.51702.500056033<1< 13
Mashed Potatoes51101.50.500400232<12
Macaroni & Cheese5.525015904073022038
Loco Side Salad4.2210183.50152608233
French Fries3.8330172.50070040404
Black Beans620000007703510015
Cole Slaw4130101.5052209271
Corn Cobbette (2 pieces)6.216051.50<545256114
Cut Corn (with red peppers)51605100420245124

Kids’ Combos

Chicken Leg1.6904107017000012
Mini Pollo Bowl9.634061.1039900487123
Chicken Nuggets (4 pieces)3.422012204068014<1015


Regular Creamy Cilantro Dressing1.3190180 2030152601011
Large Creamy Cilantro Dressing34404670355903033
Light Creamy Cilantro1 pkt7051054006031
Ranch1 pkt230243.50103902021
Lowfat Citrus Vinaigrette1.37041003908070

Salsas & More

House Salsa1.51000001602010
Pico de Gallo1.51510001702010
Avocado Salsa1.5302.50002102<100
Queso Sauce Small1.37063.50201702002
Queso Sauce Large31601380403904016
Sour Cream1.38074.5025201001
Ketchup (packet)0.31000001002020
Jalapeño Hot Sauce (packet)0.3500001101000
Salsa Roja1.51000002602<110
BBQ Sauce (dip cup)13500003807021

Tortillas & Chips

(2) 6.5" Flour Tortillas 2 each22072.50040033315
(2) 6" Corn Tortillas 2 each1101.5000522202
Tortilla Chips1.3190111.50015021202
Tortilla Chips (Large bag) & Guacamole7.57404660074077929


Tres Leche Cake4230156095230360215
Cheesecake Chimichanga4.43802113090390390146
Chocolate Chip Brownie3.339019600120532353
Two Churros2 each300184.5025210322103


Diet Coke®800000100000
Coke Zero®80000050000
Cherry Coke®810000005280280
Fanta® Orange8110000010280280
Hi-C® Flashin’ Fruit Punch®8100000060280280
Minute Maid® Lemonade8100000040250250
Minute Maid® Light Lemonade85000001000
Dr Pepper®8100000025250240
Barq’s Root Beer8110000025250250
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Unsweetened Iced Tea80000000000
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Mango Passion Fruit Tea60000000000
FUZE® Sweetened Raspberry Iced Tea860000010160160
Lowfat Milk (1%)711021.5010130120129
Diet Coke®13.400000150000
Coke Zero®13.40000050000
Cherry Coke®13.417000005470470
Fanta® Orange13.418000000470430
Hi-C® Flashin’ Fruit Punch®13.4170000015460460
Minute Maid® Lemonade13.4160000070420420
Minute Maid® Light Lemonade13.45000051000
Dr Pepper®13.4170000040430410
Barq’s Root Beer13.4180000040500500
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Unsweetened Iced Tea1000000100000
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Mango Passion Fruit Tea100000000000
FUZE® Sweetened Raspberry Iced Tea13.4100000015270270
Diet Coke®21.400000250000
Coke Zero®21.400000100000
Cherry Coke®21.4270000010750750
Fanta® Orange21.428000000760750
Hi-C® Flashin’ Fruit Punch®21.4270000025730730
Minute Maid® Lemonade21.42600000110670670
Minute Maid® Light Lemonade21.4100000101000
Dr Pepper®21.4270000065680650
Barq’s Root Beer21.4290000060800800
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Unsweetened Iced Tea160000000000
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Mango Passion Fruit Tea160000000000
FUZE® Sweetened Raspberry Iced Tea21.4160000020430430
Diet Coke®26.80000000000
Coke Zero®26.800000150000
Cherry Coke®26.8340000015940940
Fanta® Orange26.835000000950940
Hi-C® Flashin’ Fruit Punch®26.8350000030930920
Minute Maid® Lemonade26.83200000140840640
Minute Maid® Light Lemonade26.8150000102000
Dr Pepper®26.8340000080860810
Barq’s Root Beer26.837000008010001000
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Unsweetened Iced Tea200000001000
Gold Peak® Fresh-Brewed Mango Passion Fruit Tea200000000000
FUZE® Sweetened Raspberry Iced Tea26.8200000025540540

Maximizing the abundance of avocado, the Avocado Salad clocks in at 440 calories with 19 grams of fat (3.5 of which are saturated), 43 grams of carbohydrates (of which 23 grams are sugar), and 31 grams of protein. Seasoned with citrus vinaigrette, it has cotija cheese, broccoli, lettuce blend, pico de gallo, sliced avocados, black beans, flame-grilled chicken breast.

The Avocado Burrito – a tortilla of whole wheat flour wrapping boneless chopped chicken breast, lettuce blend, sliced avocados, pico de gallo, cabbage, black beans, poblano salsa, and sour cream all together – has 490 calories (160 from fat), 54 grams of sugar, 33 grams of protein, 18 grams of fat (6 grams saturated), and 1,310 milligrams of sugar.

Alongside the Black Bean Bowl (380 calories), the Mango Taco Plate ( 310 calories) and the Mango Grilled Tostada (470 calories), are new El Pollo Loco items such as the Fish Tacos, Chicken Nachos, and Mexican Tortas. More healthy finds – and El Pollo Loco nutrition information — can be viewed at http://www.elpolloloco.com.

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