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La Arepa

574 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-1633
+1 401-335-3711
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good46%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (7 reviews)
“shredded beef” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Venezuelan, Spanish, South American
574 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-1633
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a little hidden gem . All differant type of meat corn cakes and its gluten free . My fave is the pulled pork corn cake w a side if rice ,black beans and fried plantains

Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were in providence, RI father's day weekend and were looking for a place for dinner for Saturday nite and stumbled upon La Aripa on yelp and trip advisor with very good reviews. It was Venezuelan cuisine which we had never tasted before and thought...More

Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This place is a hidden gem . Good for gluten free and the service and food are great ! the place had been pretty empty every time i have gone ,I don't know why it is some good eats in RI. Can't wait to return...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

It had been a long time since I'd gone to La Arepa. I'm happy to say that the food was just as good (maybe better!) and the staff is just as warm and welcoming. If you've never been, do have an arepa...obviously, their specialty. I...More

Thank DawnAlba
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Pretty good arepas in Providence area. When I went in, the place was empty, decided to get take out. Must say the arepas themselves are quite thin compared to the ones I've had previously but good quantity of stuffing. Got shredded beef, pork and chicken...More

Thank vjays
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent! Can't wait to go again! Would be great if they had beer/ wine liscense. Friendly service too

Thank kristen1269
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My husband and I love to eat all types of foods, and have had arepas at other locations. Nothing compared to these- so authentic and delicious! I got the Domino arepa, which comes with black beans and cheese, and I added avocado with a side...More

Thank loopy6idol
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We come here at least once a month and always order the the Papillion Arepa with chicken! It comes loaded with black beans, avocado, queso fresco and seasoned chicken. The green sauce is fabulous. It is a bit unwieldy, we eat it with a fork.

Thank OliviaM2543
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

First time having Venezuelan cuisine and their national speciality arepa. I was very much impressed by the flavor -Very tasty. The place as such is unassuming. The service is very friendly. I will have to come back for more.

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Very expensive place for just a plain arepa with meat,toping cost about$2 each.I dont recomended visiting, there a lot better places to eat in pawtucket

1  Thank Selvin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Smithfield Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-1633
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Pawtucket
  • Phone Number: +1 401-335-3711
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