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El Arepazo Latin Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Central American
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47 N Pearl St, Columbus, OH 43215-3501
+1 614-228-4830
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Columbus, Ohio
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cooked to order burgers in a quirky but comfortable atmosphere. Burgers cover a wide variety of tastes and are generous in portions. Fries are excellent. Servers are friendly and attentive. Good place for business lunch. Has a patio for summer dining.

Thank Alan R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I have been here for lunch a few times now. The food is constantly good. Flavorful and tasty and never rushed. The atmosphere is great and the location is ok. I would recommend this to anybody looking for something a little different. This is kind of like mexican food, but more healthy and different.

Thank Leeza B
Warren, Ohio
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Sat outside on a beautiful fall day for lunch to enjoy a Peruvian Mule and a delicious meal. The Peruvian Mule was their take on the Moscow mule which was refreshing and extremely tasty. I ordered the Big Mexican with chicken, which was really BIG! Very tasty dish with rice, beans, and chicken with an enchilada sauce. Too big to... More 

Thank kmiller123
Coral Springs, Florida
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The food here is simply amazing! It was recommended to us by an employee at the Ohio State House gift shop, which is nearby. Everyone in our group of 6 adults enjoyed our lunch very much. Just to be clear, this is not Mexican food. As the menu states, "an arepa is a flattened and grilled corn meal bun originating... More 

Thank BarbaraZ16
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

There are so many good things on the menu but I will say my favorite is the Platacon. A plantain smashed and fried and topped with lettuce, beans, cheese and choice of meat.

Thank MariMerino
Ocean City, New Jersey
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Came to Columbus for a siblings graduation from OSU. The family came to this restaurant oNE night. It was delicious! The fish tacos were very tast and prices affordable. The empanadas were a delight too?

Thank jd0shi
Cincinnati, Ohio
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538 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We love arepas at home and were so excited to find a Venezuelan restaurant while visiting Columbus. El Arepazo was delicious! Super friendly service, freshly prepared and delicious food! The fresh tropical juices are a must try. Very clean restaurant with great service.

Thank luckyno39
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We visited El Arepazo during restaurant week so I'm not sure how it is other times. We had a 50 min wait on a Friday night for 5 of us. It was a beautiful evening and there is a beautiful trail along the river not far from the restaurant which was a nice way to spend the time. It was... More 

Thank tryingtohaveitall
Marysville, Ohio
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110 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

The place is very small, but clean and well done. It makes you feel like you are in a much bigger city. I had the giant burrito with fish as the main ingredient and fries for a side. The burrito was good, the fries were good... but nothing great and certainly not worth the price. If you want a burrito,... More 

Thank Austindta29
Akron, Ohio
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Menu items we never heard of, but were extremely impressed by. Loved several of the app's, including the breaded manchego. White and red sangria were good, and the atmosphere, while stark, was great. Very inviting and comfortable setting. The arepas were spot on, and just the right size. This is a new go-to for our multiple trips to Columbus.

Thank Jack J

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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, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 N Pearl St, Columbus, OH 43215-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-228-4830

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