Munch goes to Chicken Latino

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hey, you there! Yes, you, sitting at your desk, pouting about work, counting the hours until 5 p.m., reading the newspaper or surfing the PG online when you should be doing something. Bored with your day job? Try this for a career change: emigrate from a rural part of one continent to a city in another continent in which you’ve never previously stepped foot. Attend school. Marry a native.  >> Read More >>

4 out of 5 stars on Yelp!

A true hidden gem in Pittsburgh. I’ve had my fair share of Latino food but this place really takes the cake. I highly recommend the pulled pork (SO TENDER) and definitely coat it with the green sauce they provide. Their yuca fries are awesome, as are their quesadillas and …well pretty much everything. If you eat the yuca fries, ask for mayo and mix it with the green sauce~best dipping sauce evaaa.   >> Read More >>

Eatery serves authentic Peruvian chicken

By Mark Kanny – TribLIVE

When a dream comes true, it’s more often because of hard work than a poof of magic.

“I always wanted to have my own restaurant,” Shelbin Santos says. Now she does. She’s been proprietor of Chicken Latino in the Strip District since June 2007, when she opened the restaurant with her then-husband.   >> Read More >>

94% on Urban Spoon!

Read over 60 reviews!

My friend from Puerto Rico insisted on taking me here. I figured he was a good authority on things. This is a peruvian restaurant and I highly recommend you read the tribune article about it and what the owner has to say. This place is friggin incredible. First of all, it’s clean, warmly decorated and welcoming. The quesadilla is incredible. >> Read More >>

Restaurant Review: Chicken Latino (Pittsburgh)

The Red Headed Traveler

Where did I dine at my first week back after returning from Peru? Why a Peruvian restaurant of course. Although each and every one of my trips abroad has always included some fantastic meals, it had been a while since I had visited a country where I truly just ADORED the cuisine.  >> Read More >>

Chicken Latino’s “Barbacoa Beef Brisket Sandwich”


If you presented me with the tall task of naming the Top 10 eateries in Pittsburgh, you might have to check back in a year or so for your answer. However, there are a few that are shoe-ins: the legendary Primanti Bros. Sandwich Shop, Dish Osteria & Bar… and the unheralded Chicken Latino>> Read More >>