Late to post something new, but I finally decided to check this place out for their Venezuelan arepas, and I'm quite pleased.
I've never had arepas before, so I don't have anything to compare this with, but I really enjoyed it.
I ordered their lunch special (soup/salad + arepa for ~$15.50 inc. tax) and got the De Pabellón arepa. It was a relatively thin, crispy arepa (which actually surprised me, since I expected a thicker, almost cornbread kind of texture) filled with shredded beef, black beans, cotija cheese, and fried sweet plantains.
For the beef, it was best when biting into the bigger chunks which held in its flavorful juices, because otherwise, it was almost under-seasoned or less seasoned than I expected at least (then again, coming from someone who typically likes savory foods on the slightly saltier side). But the plantains enhanced the savoriness of the beef by contrasting it with sweetness. On a side note, I'm rather surprised I didn't hate the plantains because I usually don't like eating them. Instead, they felt like a good addition that I didn't mind too much.
Overall, it was a good lunch, although I think at least 2 is a must if you're hungry. I was left with quite a bit of room left. I'd probably come again, but I also wanna know where else makes arepas and try their versions.
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