Tropical Picken Chicken

2010 S. Main Street Suite 406
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Phone: (919) 435-6812
Cuisine: Caribbean
Price: $
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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Banquet Facilities Off-Site Catering
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Child Menu
  • Atmosphere Family / Children
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Payment Methods Amex Discover Mastercard Visa


Tropical Picken Chicken was established on the premise of providing our clients with a unique Latin (Cuban, Puerto Rican & Dominican) Cuisine. Our dishes are all authentic home style cooking from various latin countries. Our goal is to bring you back to the way home cooking use to be with recipes passed down from our grand parents, parents & family. We are cooking exactly what you would find in our home countries. The restaurant's name refers to its specialty, a Dominican dish featuring chicken marinated in tropical juices with garlic citrus mojo sauce & Latin flavorful spices grilled over an open flame. The Spanish name of the dish is Pica Pollo, which translates loosely to "Pickin (or even more loosely, Picken) chicken". However, our Cuban style slow oven-roast, Roast Pork B.B.Q. with garlic citrus mojo sauce, topped with onions is equally popular. The menu is as compact as the cheerfully casual dining room, but our latin cuisine are amply represented by Caribbean Pork Chops, Barbecued Ribs, Steak Encebolldo, Shrimp in Red Sauce, Roasted Garlic Sauce and Pressed Cuban Sandwich. The cheery, family-friendly eatery also offers a kids's menu as well as family-style meals that serve three or four from $15-$20, including sides. We provide the most dependable and experienced staff ready to deliver exquisite home style cooking from our Latin traditions & heritage. We bring "Classic Tropical Food with the Rhythm of the Caribbean"!

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 276reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by It was very hot in the restaurant. Jul 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent food, wonderful atmosphere, great service. Jul 19, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Service was spotty/slow. Food was not memorable -- fairly bland, and the TPC Chicken and Mojarra were dry. Jul 10, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by the relleno de papa was cold in the inside. the meals(arroz con pollo) hardly had any chicken in it. we were disappointed this time around Jul 5, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by The food was great and the portion sizes were tremendous. It seems like a family own and operated business. The staff was friendly and great Jun 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the restaurant. Authentic Puerto Rican food. May 29, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by It's not fancy at all, but the food is good. May 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Really nice, helpful, friendly and knowledgeable staff! May 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the staff and the food is awesome! Very large servings too. May 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by prompt friendly service May 2, 2015
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