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Viva Mi Arepa

5197 Washington St, West Roxbury, Boston, MA 02132-6341
+1 617-323-7844
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good64%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“arepas” (6 reviews)
“boston area” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Latin, Spanish, Venezuelan, South American
££ - £££
5197 Washington St, West Roxbury, Boston, MA 02132-6341
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

My wife & I were in the neighborhood, saw this little restaurant and, on the spot, decided to try it on the strength of its reviews. We were not disappointed. The passion fruit juice was wonderful. Though we had to wait about 20 minutes for...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This little hole in the wall is the real deal if looking for authentic Venezuelan food, and the prices are very low. The cachapa stuffed with pernil and cheese was the size of a flattened football. The arepas can be grilled or fried, and the...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I want to this small family owned and run restaurant last week in West Roxbury on the recommendation of a friend and I'm really glad I went. It's a small unassuming place with very limited seating(most people order their dishes to go) but the food...More

Thank jane w
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot for an authentic Venezuelan arepa. I enjoyed mine grilled with shredded beef and a second with pork carnitas. The garlic hot sauce is a MUST as well. Buen Provecho!

Thank Trip W
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

It looks like a dump from the outside. Inside doesn't look a whole lot better. But wait until You get the food - fantastic! Large portions of really tasty food. Prices are low. The people who run the place are very friendly. Overall a great...More

Thank SEMOreviewer
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Found this place by mistake once driving in the neighborhood. The place is small yet welcoming and food is delicious and always fresh. Gotta try the arepas and empanadas here. Huge plus!!!

2  Thank Cleryson H
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I was driving by in West Roxbury to see the sign with familiar word "Arepa", and decided to try. It was amazingly good food for the price, decor and small size of restaurant. I enjoyed the food, and was able to pay with Amex card...More

1  Thank Amanych
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Quick is relative though. It takes a little while because everything is made fresh; but it is faster than a trip to Caracas. But in the time it took to get my food, I was transported back to my childhood in Venezuela. The most authentic...More

Reviewed 1 November 2011

A small, unpretentious storefront houses this "find" in West Roxbury. The staff speak limited English but serve wonderfully filling, tasty Venezuelan food. Come for the food, not the decor, and be prepared to wait. Its BYOB and you might even need a corkscrew. But the...More

2  Thank sbeme
Reviewed 25 July 2009

Great specials and I never miss an opportunity to eat an empanada with the special sauce.

1  Thank claudolga
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5197 Washington St, West Roxbury, Boston, MA 02132-6341
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Neighbourhood: West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Phone Number: +1 617-323-7844
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