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It's good that the Jackson Heights outpost of this Peruvian chain is cavernous -- the festive dining room boasts ample seating, so there's enough room for you to bring your friends whose help you're definitely going to need in order to conquer the heaping plates of succulent rotisserie chicken that Pio Pio doles out. The Matador Combo is the obvious standout -- a full fowl accompanied by yellow rice, beans, tostones, and salchipapa with avocado salad -- but the rest of the menu is equally solid, boasting authentic Peruvian fare like limeƱo cebiche and larger plates like the arroz con mariscos, a seafood-based paella topped with piquant salsa criolla.

Authentic Peruvian food and rotisserie chicken at Pio Pio in NYC
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It's good that the Jackson Heights outpost of this Peruvian chain is cavernous -- the festive dining room boasts ample seating, so there's enough room for you to bring your friends whose help you're definitely going to need in order to conquer the heaping plates of succulent rotisserie chicken that Pio Pio doles out. The Matador Combo is the obvious standout -- a full fowl accompanied by yellow rice, beans, tostones, and salchipapa with avocado salad -- but the rest of the menu is equally solid, boasting authentic Peruvian fare like limeƱo cebiche and larger plates like the arroz con mariscos, a seafood-based paella topped with piquant salsa criolla.