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Orinoco

22 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
+1 617-232-9505
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“arepas” (19 reviews)
“plantains” (5 reviews)
“churrasco” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Venezuelan, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
22 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazingly Authentic and Delicious Venezuelan Food!!! Get the Arepas and fried plantains and am adult beverage!!!

Thank Jared W
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had lunch here on a whim and was very impressed. Food, service, decor all were terrific. Friendly and not noisy. The empanadas were delicious and nicely presented. I will go here again and check it out for dinner. So try it!

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch. Alejandro was our waiter. Very patient and helpful. Food and service was outstanding, restaurant was clean. We will go back

Thank mainefolks2014
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Dropped in by accident friday night, enjoyed it so much we came back on saturday night! Great Venezuelan food, not too pricey, good music, bar-vibe. The meat is cooked in sweet, heavy sauces, so you have to like that sort of thing. And they don't...More

Thank Mickey C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I met a friend here for drinks and a light bite. The beef empanada was terrific. It came in four pieces around a timbale of greens. It was filling yet fresh. The greens were more plentiful and interesting than expected. Empanadas can be doughy though...More

Thank ExecutiveNomad
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We enjoyed lunch here during a visit. There are plenty of starters to choose from and refreshingly the main course plates are reasonably sized. The flavors and ingredient combinations are a refreshing change. Plantains with cheese and the mushroom empanadas were favorites. I wish I...More

Thank LisaBgrrr
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This restaurant knew to ask about Cross Contamination and I felt the food was safe. The prices are great and the food is really delicious and super fresh. I got a Reina Pepiada Arepa with The corn flour roll it cam on was super light...More

Thank steph1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were surprised by the quantity of food received. This was a very good value and the drinks were delicious. We all ordered arepas which we thought were small. We all over ordered as these were a good size and well filled with delicious options....More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went to Orinoco, a small restaurant in Brookline Village, since it was in walking distance from my hotel. Food was very good. Ordered the Adobo Quick Smoked Churrasco. It was delicious, one of the best steaks I have had in a while. Served with a...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I felt so nice having a dinner with original recipes. Kids loved Tequeños and Empanadas. I had an excelent Lomo Nero and everybody enjoyed the meal. Nice waitresses. I really liked

Thank Gaby D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445-7905
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-232-9505
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