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Arepera Las Chamas

50 S Mason St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4040
+1 540-434-2020
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (5 reviews)
“vaca frita” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, South American, Central American
50 S Mason St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4040
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Reviewed 3 days ago

GReat little hidden gem. Great food, pretty inexpensive. the sauces are to die for - you just want to squirt them directly into your mouth!!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

After an absence of four years, our travels led us back to downtown Harrisonburg and the food at Arepera Las Chamas, which is better than ever. The family that runs the place now offers "Carribbean" food which seems all right but I recommend that you...More

Thank MaizeBlueVA
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a great restaurant with truly excellent Latin American Cuisine. The restaurant has a laid back, casual feel, reminiscent of the types of diners that the locals in Latin American countries would choose to eat at. My wife and I read the reviews and...More

1  Thank rbliebl
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in for dinner while strolling around town. It's a little hole in the wall place but comfortable inside and the food was fantastic. I had a chicken cachapa and my wife had a sandwich special served on plantain instead of...More

1  Thank CburgHokieHoos
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and had never tried Caribbean food. It was so good. Not over powering with spice. Blended flavors. Really tasty. We will be back.

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting from out of town with my family when we found this place. We are Venezuelan so we are very picky with our Latin food. Las Chamas did not disappoint. The food was fresh, delicious, and authentic. Service was excellent!

1  Thank Denisse V
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Love the food here. The vegetarian wrap is out of this world, and the garlic sauce is the best! A great place for take out, or stay in to watch soccer on their big tv.

Thank Shannon33_13
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Doesn't look like anything special but don't be deceived by the furnishings; this food is spectacular. If you are on a budget, this is the place to go. If you haven't eaten Venezuelan food before, I highly recommend the $10 combo plate which is a...More

2  Thank Robin B
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I'm Venezuelan and found this restaurant to be super delicious! I had the pabellon arepa, the pastelisto with ham and cheese and an empanada with plantains. Just perfect. The service by waitress was wonderful and the owner makes all of the food herself. It was...More

3  Thank rebecacristina
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We ate here on a Saturday in late August for a "comida" (a late big lunch). Between the three of us we had 8 arepas and a cachapa mixta. My son also had a batido de mora (a sort of boysenberry shake) and my husband...More

3  Thank wombat1223
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S Mason St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4040
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-2020