COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest Houston area location in League City, TX today. The new restaurant, located at 2760 Gulf Freeway South, is the first location to open in League City and the 13 th in the Houston Market.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/93336cf2-9f97-496b-b92c-66c0da2c7207 "We are excited to offer another convenient destination for individuals and families to enjoy our handcrafted dishes," said Steve Sather, Chief Executive Officer at El Pollo Loco. "Our signature citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken is a crowd pleaser and the core of everything we do at El Pollo Loco. We look forward to sharing our flavorful chicken meals and delicious Mexican-inspired entrees with the League City community." The brand's signature citrus-marinated chicken is prepared on an open flame grill by El Pollo Loco Grill Masters before it is hand-cut and served in its chicken meals and crave-worthy Mexican-inspired entrees. Whether guests are looking for a family chicken meal, burrito, salad, quesadilla, or under 500-calorie options, El Pollo Loco has a wide variety of flavorful offerings. The 2,660 square foot restaurant has seating for 64 guests and is the first Houston market location to feature the brand's Vision design, which highlights an authentic, Mexican-inspired atmosphere and encompasses El Pollo Loco's menu and brand identity. The new design features warm textures, rustic elements and a focus on the Company's signature open kitchen layout which allows for guests to view El Pollo Loco's chicken as it is fire-grilled. The restaurant is open from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm each day.