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“Enjoyed our first taste of Venezuelan food”
Review of Sabor Caribe

Sabor Caribe
Ranked #430 of 1,700 Restaurants in Memphis
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was recommended to us by the owner of the B&B we were staying at nearby. It is a small restaurant, simply appointed. They have a couple of tables outside, but most of the seating was indoors. They have a couple of tv's running, but no bar (I'm not sure they served alcohol). It was quiet when we visited. When we were there, it appeared the air conditioning was not working (or they didn't have any). It was evening, so it wasn't a problem for us.

Not having had Venezuelan food before, we asked our server for help. I don't think English was the primary language of the first server, so he asked another to come over and help. He was very friendly and helped us navigate the menu and made some recommendations. We decided on a couple of types of Arepas, something we have never had before. We also ordered an appetizer. The appetizer was very good. My Arepa was excellent (and my wife tried some and agreed). Her selection was more basic - just chicken and cheese - and while it was good, it didn't stand out. That's no fault of the restaurant, just not a great pick by us. We ordered a slice of Tres Leche cake for dessert - tasty and authentic, but not a large portion size.

The meal portion sizes were reasonable, and the prices were reasonable. The service (our initial server) was a bit slow once we had received our meals and wanted dessert and the check.

We'd certainly go back if we lived in the area.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

We met friends for dinner at this restaurant recently and the entire experience was wonderful. Because we had a larger group, tables were immediately placed together for us. Service was prompt and friendly. Our family was not familiar with many of the dishes offered, but the server kindly answered all of our questions. With seven of us dining, we had a variety of dishes and everyone said they enjoyed theirs. I personally had the arepas (veggie and black bean with cheese) and they were wonderful.

Just a few side notes. The owner has a food truck by the same name and some in the city might be familiar with them through that. This location opened in March of this year, replacing Arepa and Salsa that used to be in this location. I believe the owner previously had a restaurant by the same name in another area of town, but that location is no longer open. They don't serve alcohol, but you can bring your own wine.

Date of visit: June 2016
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