Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Caracas Arepa Bar at Rockaway Boardwalk

This was my first and definitely not last time trying an arepa, a popular Venezuelan dish made of corn dough.

The menu, handwritten on the wall.

The cashier told me the most popular order is the Arepa de Pabellon: shredded beef, beans, sweet plantains, and cheese ($7.50), so I got this and really did love it. The arepa was spongy and so strong in corn flavors that it reminded me of polenta. The beef was sweet, tender, and very flavorful.

Beach 106th Street
Rockaway, NY 11694
Phone number: (718)474-1709

Other locations:
93 1/2 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10009

291 Grand Street (between Roebling Street & Havemeyer Street)
Brooklyn, NY 11211

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  1. What?! I go to Rocaway all the time and I didn't know they had such a cool place. Awesome, looks delicious.

    xx Dag

  2. yum! this looks so good. trade you some taiwanese food for some NY food!

  3. Sounds like a plan! Please bring me 橘色's shabu shabu? :)


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