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Mais Arepas

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1200 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4320
+1 504-523-6247
Sun 18:00 - 21:15
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were thrilled to find this moderately priced restaurant that serves gluten free food. Once we realized we could get there easily with the St. Charles streetcar we decided to check it out. The food was delicious, the ambience very pleasant and the service was great. We had never heard of arepas before but now I'm trying to find some... More 

Thank Tamashda
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for my nephew's graduation. As the restaurant is small, it is very difficult to seat a larger party, however, they did their best to accommodate us. The food was AMAZING! So so yummy! I had the Marinera (shrimp on cornbread with slaw and avocado and it was so delicious. Everyone in our party was very pleased with their food.... More 

Thank jenj1427
New Orleans, Louisiana
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162 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This might be my new favorite restaurant in New Orleans. Wow! I have celiac and my friend suggested we meet here for dinner as she heard they have Gluten free options. Not just options- they have a Gluten free menu. Every. Single. Item. My friend recommended we start with the corn for an appetizer. Originally from Nebraska, I thought I... More 

Thank Julie L
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say... these images don't do the food justice. The meal was so satisfying. The corn was unbelievable could have made a meal out of just this. Sweet, salty and cheesy. Had the chicken with caramelized onions...mmm good. So filling I had to bring home the rest for a mid night snack. Oh did I mention you need... More 

Thank zuleme
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great discovery. The salad and skewers for starters were excellent - very flavoursome. Then ate the Reina and Pollo Grillaio arepas. Friends had the ceviche. We really liked the tastes and presentation. On Wednesdays there is a happy hour deal on wine where the second glass is half price. I had an excellent Chilean white. The staff were friendly, enthusiastic... More 

Thank JeterP
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My husband is Colombian, and the kids and I have visited there many times. We LOVE Colombian food, but there aren't any restaurants where we live. Everything we had was delicious. The empanadas, arepas, fried plantains and especially the tres leches are highly recommended.

Thank Debbie Z
atlanta, ga
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Wow what a treat to find this gem of a restaurant here in NOLA - Colombian arepas - reasonably priced, very tasty and a wide variety to choose from. Whether or not you are gluten free check out Mais Arepas!!

Thank puppypatrol
Wasilla, Alaska
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was at the recommendation of my bed-and-breakfast. Came here for dinner and the really enjoyed a couple of appetisers and a beverage. The tone of the foods is Colombian/South American fare. Tasteful decor with a modern flare. It was interesting to see mostly women bartending. The beef skewers were a little bit tough so I'm not sure that I... More 

Thank CheffK
Punta Cana
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant looking for something different to try. When driving to find this place it didn't look promising but I'm happy we were wrong. This place is a gem, the food is delicious, they have a small menu, it's bassicaly all arepas (corn cake) and a few appetizers. Our bartender Andres took really good care of us,... More 

Thank Bebe D
Fortaleza, CE
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and a friend of ours went to this restaurant and we arenot expecting too much. The food was wonderful. We ordered fried yuca with chorizo and two different kinds of arepas: one with pork and the other one with beef. The wine was a Portuguese Vinho Verdi that was very good. I strongly recommend this place.

Thank ligiakerr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Latin, South American, Colombian, Central American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-6247

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?