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Viva Las Arepas

#286 of 3,859 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
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1616 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89104 (Formerly I Love Arepas)
+1 702-366-9696
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Places with lots of gluten free options make me so happy. The staff was SO nice, the place is bright and clean. It was fast and everything we had was yummy. I would definitely go back and work my way through the menu.

Thank Tamar K
Park City, Utah
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always make sure to stop here EVERY SINGLE TIME when I visit Las Vegas. Located just north of the Stratosphere, this quick stop offers delicious wood fire grilled arepas that will leave you craving for more. Don't forget to try the pastelitos for dessert. The guava and cheese and the coconut and cheese bring me back to South America.... More 

Thank Joe E
Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had lunch at Viva Las Arepas. I had the grilled chicken arepas with guacamole and cheese, my wife had beef and bean arepas, we shared a beef empanada and plantans. We've had arepas many times with my son-in-laws family. These were authentic and amazing. Loved the grilled chicken, you can smell the wood smoke when you... More 

Thank Jay W
Issaquah, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a break from the Strip's restaurants and head here for wonderful Venezuelan flavors. Their speciality are the Arepas sandwiches. Try the Carne Asada one with their spicy green sauce. Yum-O! And then top it off with an order of fried plantains. They also have delicious chicken too! You can't go wrong here!

Thank Bradley G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff with amazing venezuelan food. Have to try the empanadas, arepas and chicharron (fried pork meat). passion fruit juice is great too

Thank Hvaldesb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing, the food was fantastic, and the service was wonderful. We will definitely come back... un pedacito de Venezuela en Vegas

Thank Carmen A
Bloomington, Illinois
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

The wife and I were recently in Vegas and while riding a tour bus spotted this little gem. We were staying at the Stratosphere and this was a short walk from the hotel so we went for lunch. While walking through the parking lot we were greeted with the most heavenly aroma of meat and smoke. We entered a very... More 

Thank Randy S
Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Arenas of the best sort. Wood fired meat. They have the best empanadas in Las Vegas. Friendly, and comfortable environment for chow time.

Thank hornfuel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Really fresh Venezuelan food, nothing better than a nice arepa lol every time I go to vegas i go here more than one time because it's good and not expensive

Thank Oscarluis A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We wanted some arepas and read good reviews online, the day we went they had ground beef (carne molida) empanadas and arepas. The empanada was ok, but the ground beef on the arepa was so different, it was not good at all. The kids had ham and cheese and they were not impressed at all. Coming from a Venezuela back... More 

Thank uzcam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89104 (Formerly I Love Arepas)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-366-9696

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