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You can get food poisoning from grilled Caribbean chicken. Diarrhea and nausea are the most commonly reported symptoms of Pollo Tropical food poisoning. Customers have cited Pollo chicken, red beans & rice, sweet plantains, garlic cilantro sauce, pork tropichop, as the cause of sickness.

Last updated: March 15, 2023

Pollo Tropical

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache
Suspected source: Dark meat chicken
Onset: 4 to 12 hours
Duration: One Week
Additional information: I ordered dark meat chicken. That evening I had a strong stomach ache and gas which lasted about a week with intestinal tightness,... See More bloating and all over feeling terrible. | Symptoms: Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache, Bloating, Gas See Less

I ate at this new location in Davie on Flamingo Rd with Griffin Rd. I had Tropichop with chicken, yellow rice, beans and avocado. The employees already served the cilantro sauce on top of it. First of all, I would like to report that the tropichop was... See More watery. I figure too many beans and sauce but I ate it because I was starving. Welp, I’m paying for it now. I had it on Sunday at 2pm and I’m still sick Tuesday at 7pm. This is awful!! Don’t eat there. Omg 😫🤮 | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less

I ordered a chicken dish not even five hours later I had projectile diarrhea and projectile vomiting. The room was spinning. It lasted to the next day. I went to the emergency room because the dehydration was so bad I could not even keep a sip of... See More water down to complain to the store. Just went on for three days and I also had diarrhea incontinence for several days after my system never regulated for more than a month. This was definitely said poisoning. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration See Less

Davie, FL, USA

1 month ago

It is either from a veggie Pub Sub I had yesterday from Publix Super Market at Davie Shopping Center or a TropiChop from Pollo Tropical the day before. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less

I got the quarter chicken platter with yellow rice and beans on Sunday at 1pm when it was really busy. Immediately after consuming it and then working out, I began to feel pain all over my body. At first I thought I might be getting sick, so... See More when I got home I went straight to bed. I began shivering uncontrollably and developed a fever of 102. I then experienced severe abdominal pain, chills, lethargy, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. It's now Tuesday at 10pm and I am still experiencing these symptoms. I have barely been able to eat anything since that platter on Sunday night. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Fever, Chills, Loss of Appetite, Stomach Pain, Body Ache See Less

Closure Date: 10/25/2022

High Priority - Sewage/wastewater backing up through floor drains at dishwashing area by the walk in cooler , prep station and throughout kitchen area. **Warning**

High Priority - Sewage/wastewater backing up through mop sinks. **Warning**

High Priority - Stop Sale issued on time/temperature control... See More for safety food due to temperature abuse.... Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit....cheese 50°, corn 51°, shredded cheese 50°, coleslaw 50° in cold hold well at front station being held more than 4 hours. **Warning**

High Priority - Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit....cheese 50°, corn 51°, shredded cheese 50°, coleslaw 50° in cold hold well at front station being held more than 4 hours. Stop sale issue . Employee discarded food. **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**

Source: Florida Department of Health
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Wednesday night, Ordered a mojo pork tropichop and yucca bites, also cilantro lime sauce. Yucca bites seemed undercooked, had 1. Tropichop tasted fine. 9 hours later severe nausea, followed by vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea lasting 2 additional days | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Cramps See Less

I ate a regular tropichop with chicken, rice and lettuce, and some veggies twice this past week and have been feeling ill ever since. Diarrhea and constant nausea. It only seems to happen if I eat something but it’s going on day 4 now. Nothing severe, but super stretched out symptoms. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea See Less

The place is filthy. Look at all the complaints about them chicken
Reply 1 month ago
May 16 evening I ordered chicken bowl black beans rice and avocado roll within five hours I had violent extreme projectile vomiting for 18 hours and pure water diarrhea every 10 minutes for 18 hours I was finally able to get myself a ride because I live... See More alone and I’m a senior citizen to a standalone emergency room nearby 05/17 where I had to get receive medication and 2000 mL of fluids continue to have nausea and vomiting, on and off Thursday and Friday finally able to get primary care visit via telephone and got bloodwork and stool sample on Saturday bloodwork was screwed up due to extreme dehydration went back to the emergency room on Sunday due to muscle twitching black spots and intermittent fevers and then went to the doctors today Monday and received antibiotics I’ve lived around the world and I’ve been sick before but this is the most violent sickness I’ve ever been I am 62 years old exhausted and had to wear depends because the liquid diarrhea was so bad it would’ve killed somebody else and definitely could have killed a child I’m still so exhausted I can barely do anything I have a follow up visit with my doctor after my antibiotics are done and he’s waiting lab results don’t eat there I have my receipts and packaging | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Fever, Dehydration, Itching See Less

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