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COSTAS - South American Arepas

30 W 35th St, Between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10001-2201
+1 646-564-3545
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“plantains” (3 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
“arepas” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Venezuelan, Spanish, South American
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30 W 35th St, Between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10001-2201
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This review is based on three visits in the last six months. The end result was the same every time. The food was tasty, it took forever to get the food (whether seamless pick up order orwaiting in line), and you are guaranteed terrible service...More

1  Thank lisarani
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I went not too long before they closed for the evening and got my food quickly. I had the Venezuelan with added chicken and it was delicious. The tomatillo sauce was an added zing. I'd like to try other arepas and some of the sides...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have been yearning to try Costas since they opened and finally had the opportunity on 01/21/2017. Dining on Arepas for the last 15 years in and out of Colombia because of my Colombian wife. I love Arepas! And Costas has a great gimmick. The...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Gourmet arepas with their amazing options of treats. Feels like someone's grandma made you take-away lunch? In midtown while you were working. How nice!!

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place is delicious! It was an excellent easy stop for lunch. They had several delicious options and a cool concept. It's a food truck sized place with an ordering window. We loved the food at this place; food was fast took it to go...More

Thank Akhalil11
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For 2 Venezuelans living abroad, in a country where arepas are not common... to find this place in 5th Avenue was a dream come true!!! We loved the flavours!! We felt at home!!! the prices are balanced with the market... we loved and we recommend...More

Thank ingivasquez
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This South American takeaway was in the same street as our hotel, and as we didn't want a full sit down meal en route to the Metropolitan, we chose to have our tea here. You choose one option from the list of proteins/vegetables/sauces and your...More

Thank CarterUSM62
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had this for the 1st and it was so good. I went back the next day and it was also good. I had the black beans with sauce it was very good.

Thank reneefersner
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This little South American takeaway stand on West 35th deserves the rating that 9 of 10 other reviewers have given it. So, don't take one "terrible" written likely by a one-time phony fiver as something worth noting. What is of note is the fresh corn...More

2  Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Enjoy putting your choice together of protein, vegs & sauce!!! Only take away Must pay by card Good flavour & spices depending on your choice of mild / hot

1  Thank Annabel G
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Average prices
US$15
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 W 35th St, Between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10001-2201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-564-3545
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Description
We Serve Signature & Create Your Own Arepas. Arepas: A Flat Round, Gluten & Dairy Free Corn Patty Stuffed With Your Favorite Ingredients.
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