Price Check: Rotisserie Chicken in Dallas Roundup

Too hot to cook or just plain lazy? Either way, these places can ease your pain. Thanks to our editorial intern, Jonathon, for his roundup of ready-to-eat chicken. Around the world flavors in alphabetical order.

Ali Baba Café
Multiple locations.
$10.00. Whole Middle-Eastern rotisserie chicken served with garlic sauce, rice, and pita bread.
Each bird cooked 1 hour and fifteen minutes
Garlic, olive oil, Middle-Eastern spices.

Central Market
Multiple locations.
$7.99 whole.
Each bird is cooked for about an hour.
Flavor options: Classic, Beijing (seasoned with fiery and pungent spices such as sugar, garlic, salt, ginger, cayenne, star anise), Citrus Peppercorn, Herb, Sonoma, Spice Trade, Spicy Thai, Tuscan, Vanilla Pepper.

Chic from Barcelona
$14.95 for whole chicken with roasted apples
Family special pick-up:
$39.95. A whole chicken, a half chicken,
a quarter gallon of gazpacho,
choice of two salads
“Secret chicken recipe”

Costco
Multiple locations.
$4.99 for whole chicken
“Standard seasoning and a little salt.”
Each bird cooked 1 ½ hours.
Available 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekends.

Cowboy Chicken
2 locations
$7.99 for whole chicken.
Lunch Special: ¼ Rot. Dark, 2 sides and a wheat roll $4.99
Each bird cooked for 2 ½ hours.
“Super secret special seasonings.”
Open 11:00a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Call early for pick up or catering.

Eatzi’s
$7.99 for whole chicken
$10.99 chicken and 2 sides.
$17.99 whole chicken and 2 large sides and corn bread.
Each bird cooked 1:45-2 hours.
Flavors: Peking Chicken, Thai seasoning and soy sauce, and Lemon Herb.
10am-10pm

El Pollo Regio
Multiple locations
$14.06. Whole chicken comes with rice, charro beans (kind of like the ones at Matt’s), tortillas, onion, and salsa,
Each bird is coated with a “red seasoning rub” and cooked over open coals.

Fiesta Market

Multiple locations.
Whole chicken: $5.89 to $6.89 depending on what they’re stuffed with and comes with corn tortillas, jalapeños, and roasted potatoes.
Each bird is cooked 2 ½- 3 hours. Available from 8:30a.m.-9:00p.m.

Neighborhood Services
(214) 350-5027 (no website)
Whole chicken dinners to go.
$35 with reusable tote bag, $30 without.
Includes chicken, salads, cucumbers, potatoes, garlic bread, caramelized onions, weekly vegetable, chicken wrapped in butcher paper, separated wings and legs presented under the breasts. Each bird is roasted in the oven, split open, seasoned with butter, chicken seasonings, and cooked for an hour and fifteen minutes

Whole Foods
Multiple locations.
$8.99 whole. Each bird is cooked 2 ½-3 hours.
Flavor options: Plain, Barbecue, Lemon Pepper, Honey Balsamic.
Chickens available 11am-10pm.

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