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Arepa Cafe

490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
+1 416-362-4111
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tres leches” (6 reviews)
“arepas” (64 reviews)
“black beans” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Cafe, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the place more than the food, that did not impress me... Good service, but will not recommend the place

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say this place has gone downhill. The Arepa sandwiches are tasty, but they now make them even smaller. On our last trip to Arepa Cafe, we noticed this and so this time we ordered the three arepa sampler plate which we saw...More

Thank TomNSyl
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We have been going quite frequently to the Arepa Cafe since it opened a few years ago. We like the gluten free arepas and tequenos and are supporters of Venezuela, its people and its food. Previously, the food was plentiful, delicious and reasonably priced and...More

1  Thank PhilfromCanada
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant is great, from the service ( all very nice and patient) to the food. Amazing Venezuelan food with lots of arepa options to try ( you can even do your own if one of the many options doesn't convince you ) they...More

Thank Ruth_Henriiquez
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

It was honestly the most incredible dish I have had all year. I went with my sisters, 2 nephews and my niece to try their delicious and hot arepa, as they seem to describe it. When we got our arepa's and we all took a...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The Areias have great texture but need a bit of seasoning - grains of salt will do - so flavor permeates the bread as well. All the fillings also need some seasoning -outside of the sauces which are gray but only when combined -'garlic mayo...More

Thank Sura54
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I've been going to Arepa Café for years now, and I can't say I crave any dish more than I crave their arepas! Their specials are creative, the staff are incredibly friendly, and the food is divine. As someone with a gluten allergy, it is...More

Thank kieraD25
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This is my second visit in a month or so and I think its one of the best South American - Venezuelan food places in the city. It has a great ambiance, friendly and warm staff and of course the food is great. The first...More

Thank mmparthi
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The four of us wanted to try something different and looked for Venezuelan restaurants. There are no large sit-down comfortable restaurants around Toronto that we could find. This restaurant seemed to be the best known and well rated. It was a very cute, trendy looking...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed March 28, 2017

This was my second visit and I really enjoyed the food, the espresso and the red wine. I have celiac disease and the staff here are aware of cross-contamination issues so I know I will get a safe meal here. The arepa is so delicious!...More

Thank Carrie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-362-4111
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