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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
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Marysville, Ohio
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97 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Akron, Ohio
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Sutter Creek, California
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

First, the food was delicious. I had corn cakes topped with shredded chicken, greens, and a spicy cilantro sauce, with a large glass of fresh guava juice. Everything was freshly prepared and extremely tasty. The small place was packed and we were lucky to get a table. The decor and atmosphere are a little funky. You order and pay at... More 

Thank HometownChef
Westerville, Ohio
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

El Arepazo was recommended by a foodie acquaintance so off I went. The restaurant is in an alley named Pearl Street. I ordered the Cuban Sandwich and an orange slush. Less than five minutes later my meal came. It looked, smelled, and was delicious. I want to go back to try the fried plantain. Priced so reasonably I'd say it... More 

Thank James L
Columbus, Ohio
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

This hidden Latin gem is around the corner from Due Amici off of Gay street downtown on Pearl. It is tiny and modest but food is tasty. The portion size is nice and priced very reasonable. You order at the register and then sit. Fast & friendly service. There are maybe 10 tables inside...no alcohol but bottles of soda (i.e.... More 

Thank Lori H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is the best possible food for the type. I have eaten at many resturant locations in Ecuador and can say this is the ONLY place that comes close to it. Go, fast and repeat.

Thank D R
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191 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I ordered a tostada here and it was easily the best one I've ever had. The shredded chicken is flavorful and fresh in a way that most restaurants don't measure up. Avocado and plaintain on top really bring this dish together.

Thank R0b3000
Marshallville, Ohio
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Although this place is well hidden in an alleyway -AND- is only open for Lunches -AND- not open on Sunday, I still highly recommend this place. The food is excellent -- I LUV their special hot cilantro sauce on everything -- and take home a bottle (or two) for later. I live two hours away from Columbus so getting to... More 

Thank John H
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The food is wonderful here and very unique! Although the restaurant gets very busy, the service is fast an always constant.

Thank Melinda W
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I had a meeting with a business acquaintance and she recommended this place. I had never been, but was open to someplace new. We got there a little before noon on a Friday, and there was quite a line. It went out the hallway and onto the porch,but we decided to wait. It moved fairly quickly. After getting close to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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?