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La Pena Horeb

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13633 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA
757-969-5916
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try the Cubano sandwich

The food is authentic and amazing. Staff is very friendly and helpful; I asked a lot of questions about the menu. My favorite items are the cubano sandwich and the pernil with rice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Roosmom22
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Hampton, Virginia
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hampton, Virginia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is authentic and amazing. Staff is very friendly and helpful; I asked a lot of questions about the menu. My favorite items are the cubano sandwich and the pernil with rice.

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Fairview Heights, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Monfongo absolutely amazing! Pollo guisado y arroz con habichuelas delicious!! When in Virginia visit this place.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This little Caribbean restaurant is easily the best of its kind in Newport News! My wife and I go there weekly for lunch and the food is always cooked perfectly. The owners are very family oriented and very friendly. They make every effort to make you feel at home, even if you are not a regular customer. There is never... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I always like to meet my brother and his beautiful wife, who just happens to be from PR, at La Pena Horeb for dinner. There are no bells or whistles, just very good Puerto Rican food and friendly staff who make you feel at home. The owners decided not to serve alcohol in the restaurant in order to keep a... More 

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Hogansburg
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Very good place to go if you like Puerto Rican and Cuban style food. Went there with friends including native of PR. Had mofango and empanada. Good food, good pricing and nice place to enjoy a meal. Wished I had more time to experience more on the menu.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I am so grateful to all the other reviewers who posted about this gem because we are floored with amazing food this evening. The service was fantastic but the food was out of this world. Everything is fresh and so flavorful. I am sitting the in the restaurant as we speak because a review like this cannot wait. Give them... More 

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Poquoson, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As a relocated New Yorker in VA I was sorely missing Pasteles over the christmas holidays. A friend suggested La Pena Horib. The food was so awesome I couldn't stop eating. Bought frozen Pasteles to take home and cook later. Pasteles take 45 minutes so call ahead to get them started if you are in a hurry. The pork was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

LOVE this place it's always a pleasure to eat here really good food. Had flank steak rice & gandaules with a side of beans to pour on top!

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Hampton, Virginia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We struggle in this area for great Hispanic food. I love love love a good Puerto Rican or Cuban meal. Unfortunately we just dont have it on this side of the water. This is the best option if not the only option in Hampton or Newport News. The food is not bad, but more a fusion of Hispanic flavors.

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Newport News, Virginia
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We just got home from dinner at La Pena Horeb. We're locals, but had never heard of this restaurant. Saw it was rated #1 in Tripadvisor and decided to give them a try. I could not recommend that locals or tourists visit. First, the area where the restaurant is located is "sketchy" at best. That aside, inside, there is no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13633 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: 757-969-5916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Latin
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?