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Arepa Cafe

490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
+1 416-362-4111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“black beans” (7 reviews)
“arepas” (67 reviews)
“tres leches” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, attentive service, and amazing mixed drinks as well. Ask the bartender what the daily drink is :)

Thank kory M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, great options for a gluten free friend and helpful staff. Reasonably priced also would return :)

Thank Maeve J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had take out the other nite. 3 Sifrinas. Ready in 10 minutes. So delicious words cannot describe. Would love to go there and enjoy a beer and the atmosphere. Staff happy and pleasant. Would eat there everynite if I could :)

Thank Tigericious
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Nice looking place and cool vibe. I got the La Sifrina arepa. Pretty tasty! Even though the arepas themselves aren't big, they do a good job at filling them to the brim. If you're particularly hungry, get something on the side as well. There are...More

Thank barrakelly
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Awesome food, very exotic and tasteful! They offer a lot of gluten-free options (such a joy for me!). The carne mechada is soooo good! Great atmosphere, very sympathetic and helpful staff! We had a wonderful time!

1  Thank MarathonRunner2014
Reviewed 1 January 2018

As visitors to Toronto, we want to try out cafes that are one of a kind. Arepa Cafe totally fit the bill! It serves Venezuelan cuisine which we'd never tried before but really enjoyed. Loved the breakfast consisting of eggs, avocado, white cheese, black beans...More

Thank quester2017
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Dropped into this little cafe for dinner because it was convenient and we’d never been there before. First, it’s not fine dining but it’s comfortable. A waiter/waitress seats and serves you but service is not particularly prompt. We only saw one waiter and one person...More

Thank SunnyCalGirl
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

High quality ingredients and the staff is very friendly. They always give us a lot of sauces and extras. My wife is Colombian so we’re always looking for an arepa place, this is one of the best we’ve found in Toronto.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We found the place walking on queen st, nice surprise to find a Venezuelan restaurant in Toronto, the food was great, we ate Pabellón Caracas it was very tasty, plenty of food, the natural juices Guava and Soursop were very good, our waitress was very...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I liked the place more than the food, that did not impress me... Good service, but will not recommend the place

Thank ValvaMG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-362-4111
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