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Venezuelan, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed November 7, 2019

Well this is my second time dining in to try the famous Venezuelan hamburger and my was it delicious I got the big one so I didn't have to order any sides of arupa for empanadas also tried the tres leche cake dessert and it...too is good please look at pictures you should stop by here if you want to try genuine Venezuelan cuisineMore

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

We went for lunch hoping to find the same foods we ate in Venezuela when we lived there 20 years ago. We did! Everything was delicious and took us back to our time there. We thoroughly enjoyed the cachapa, pabellon criollo, arepas, chica, quesillo and...malta. The next time we visit Chicago we will be back!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Well this is my 1st trying Venezuelan Cuisine due to a friend recommending me since it was near my residence and walked here. It was delicious and unique. I had Chicha Venezolana beverage and ordered their authentic sandwich called an Arepa and a Venezuelan Empanada...de Pabellon and their version of Leche flan OR (Quesillo). Having tried other Empanada I like theirs as well. Plantains as the dough and fried but not greasy. Fillings have black beans . Do try the Empenda Pabellon with Garlic sauce they provide. The Reina Pepia Arepa sandwich was healthy and delicious. It has chicken, avocado and mayonnaise. If I knew the portions were this big I would have ordered just one entree. Thank goodness I worked out with running on treadmill before I walked here. The flan was good to but didn't taste anything unique. I would still recommend the Venezuelan flan though. I would definitely be coming back for their version of Hamburgers Venezuelan way or Hamburguesas . Do come back here!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Delicious! Great find. Very clean, feel the culture, warm and inviting. It’s a small place bit uncomfortable with set but it’s a good problem.

Date of visit: November 2018
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