New Peruvian-style rotisserie restaurant, Barbacoa, opened its doors Wednesday night in Ardmore. Located at 64 Rittenhouse Place and previously located in Upper Darby, ("barbacoa" in Spanish), and is known for its juicy Peruvian chicken.
It sounds good, and it definitely smells good too. The aroma of rotisserie chicken was wafting through Rittenhouse Place on Wednesday afternoon, and people were taking notice: several curious locals stuck their heads inside Barbacoa's door in hopes of grabbing some lunch during Patch's brief stop at Barbacoa on Wednesday.
The restaurant made the move from Upper Darby in part because many of its customers hailed from Ardmore and Havertown already, owner Rob Hayes said. A franchise owner was supposed to take over the Upper Darby location, but it didn't work out.
"We're very happy being here in Ardmore," Hayes said.
Check out a few items from the menu:
- Slow-roasted Pulled Pork with smoky barbecue sauce, slaw and cucumber wasabi spread, $6.95
- Po Boy (Q-Style): barbecue beef brisket, onion chutney, Cajun dressing, $7.95
- Grilled Norwegian Salmon, $9.95
- Rainbow Trout Burger, $6.95
- Filet Mignon with caramelized onions on a Sarcone roll, $9.95
Also on the menu are several salads, potato wedges (including sweet potato wedges), ribs, rotisserie chicken and other meats available by the ½ pound and full pound. See the full menu in the photo gallery above.
Barbacoa will be primarily sit-down, with takeout and catering available. The restaurant seats about 30, and is located at 64 Rittenhouse Place in Ardmore.
This week through next Wednesday, Barbacoa will only be open for dinner service (6 to 9 p.m.), but beginning late next week, it will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.
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