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Posted by Anonymous on 03/11/2006
Nice atmosphere and delicious food. The rice and beans are incredibly tasty. Very good service. A++
Posted by Anonymous on 02/18/2006
This is my favorite restaurant in New York. The food is absolutely INCREDIBLE, and there's no better deal in town - for what you get, the prices are dirt cheap. Run, don't walk, to Pio Pio. You won't be disappointed!!
Posted by Anonymous on 02/11/2006
Whenever you order from Pio Pio you have to take a big risk since sometimes they don't deliver for 2 hours. All they will say is that your order is on the way. Exremely unreliable service. It's too bad because their food is quite good and reasonably priced.
Posted by Peruchi on 02/01/2006
The chicken is great, the sides and salads are great, try the Pisco Sour and Sangria, they will definitely lift your spirit.
Posted by Nycer12 on 01/24/2006
Pio Pio is simply delightful, everything about it is excellent. Though the restaurant is small (which leads to a wait) it is charming, the staff is gracious and very competenent, and the food is absolutely to die for. You can't find a better value for the quality of the food and experience. My new favorite on the Upper East!!
Posted by Calyandra on 01/18/2006
Decided to order from here because of the many glowing reviews. I wasn't disappointed at all. You get a TON of food for the amount they charge. I ordered the matador combo with a side of yuca fries and it was enough food to feed at least 3 people. My fiance and I shared the dish and we barely put a dent in it (lunch time leftovers!) The chicken is good and the sauces they give you on the side (mojo and a spicy green sauce) are really yummy. The only thing I wasn't too fond of were the salchipapas (sausage and fries) the sausage itself was meh...it would probably be better with chorizo. Definitely order from here if you are looking for more bang for your buck. You will be pleasantly surprised. :) The only downside is that they only accept AMEX and cash.
Posted by college student on 12/10/2005
My brother and i usually just order in a whole chicken pio, side of maduros, and a combination side of rice and beans. We haven't been inside the place so i can't comment on the atmosphere and eat-in service, But they're very polite on the phone and prices are quite reasonable in comparison to other caribbean/south american restaurants in the area. Only problem is sometimes they're so busy that you're put on hold for awhile and have to speak very loud so they can hear your order, but that's really no problem. Great food!