Arepas & Co Colombian Comfort Food

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 21 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dairy-Free + 5 more
100% of 13 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1122 East Dorothy Lane, Kettering, OH 45419

(937) 503-5192
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    5 ratingJune 09, 2017

    Everything is gluten free except the cake, and served with disposable dishes and silverware, so no cross-contamination concerns. Authentic and affordable!

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    5 ratingJune 02, 2017

    WOW! We found this restaurant through the FMGF App and thought we'd give it a try. We were so pleasantly surprised! Everything we tried was delicious and naturally safe. The only thing in the whole restaurant with gluten is the Tres Leches cake, and that's frozen. Very safe and very good.

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    5 ratingApril 20, 2017

    The best!!!!! Love the Arepa Choclo, yuca fries, and empanadas (chicken). Their sauces are amazing - rosada and creamy cilantro are my faves. This is the original location and the best, as the newer downtown location unfortunately messes up our orders regularly. But it's 100% gf and totally safe for people with celiac disease. Everyone loves it. It's not fancy at all, and incredibly cheap for tons of food. Yum!

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    5 ratingApril 15, 2017

    There are three people with celiac disease in my family (myself included). I cannot even begin to describe the relief I felt walking into Arepa's. EVERYTHING is made from scratch and EVERYTHING is gluten free. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. And the food is SUPER affordable with huge portion sizes. We tell everyone we can: go to Arepas! The fried plantains are a fun treat and you absolutely must try the creamy cilantro sauce. The staff is also incredibly knowledgeable about the food so if you have other food allergies, they are great to work with.

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    5 ratingFebruary 18, 2017

    They are a fantastic place for columbian food!!

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    5 ratingDecember 14, 2016

    Comfort is an an understatement. 'This place is best described as a 100% Colombian w/ a chipotle like kitchen except this is not cookie cutter franchise it feels like I was transported. A must visit time I'm in from Philadelphia I'll be back. Thx for the recommendations on most popular dishes and sauces. Had the Mazorca with pork and a great mixture of all their sauces.

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    5 ratingNovember 11, 2016

    Great food and service. Could have EVERYTHING on the menu except the cake. Cool with me, I was too full anyway! A must try!

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    4 ratingAugust 27, 2016

    We are visiting from Texas with my daughter who has celiac disease. She was so excited when we discovered this restaurant nearby. The food was delicious and came in generous portions. The servers were very helpful as we tried to figure out what to order. We will definitely go here again.

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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2016

    Everything but dessert is safe...loved the food and we are going back tomorrow. So affordable for SAFE gluten free food. Staff helpful and the dough balls are to DIE FOR! Loved them!

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    5 ratingJuly 12, 2016

    What a wonderful discovery. Tasty gluten free food. My wife has celiac and we've enjoyed our two times at Arepas. It is hidden out of the way but worth trying.

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2016

    LOVE this place. The food is absolutely amazing, and I feel completely comfortable eating here. The only gluten on the menu is the dessert. Try it, it's sooo good!

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    5 ratingJanuary 03, 2016

    Arepas & Co. was amazing! Their food is sooo good! The staff is very knowledgeable about allergens, so just inform them and they will help you find something that can work for you. Almost all of their items are gluten-free. Although they don't directly advertise any dairy-free items, they were able to help us make a dairy and gluten-free dish that was still very delicious. The staff is friendly and the place has a fun atmosphere. The chef also came out to talk with us to make sure everything was great, which it was. Their prices are also really good; $6 gets you a LOT of food. Very highly recommended! I wish I lived in Dayton just so I could go every week!

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    5 ratingDecember 05, 2015

    Me: "What's gluten free?" Them: "Everything!" Me: 😳😍

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    4 ratingNovember 29, 2015

    Low chance for cross contamination. Very little gluten offered in store. Can eat in or get to go. I like the savory arepa best. I like it open faced or grilled with cheese. It was great when it first opened, quality had suffered. They do have gf beer option. Inexpensive for gf food. Buenelos taste like sweet hush puppies and are great if they are fried enough. They fry no gluten. Plantains are good. I like the rosada sauce. Party in your mouth is good and a lot of food. They have beans and rice as well as meat options.

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    5 ratingJuly 19, 2015

    Amazing food! They have gf empanadas and arepas. I also had the pollo guisada (stewed chicken over rice) and it was delectable. Nice sweet tomato vegetable flavor. I will go.back for more. The staff is very friendly.

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    4 ratingMarch 27, 2015

    Planning on going here when we vist thought the link would help others

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    5 ratingAugust 26, 2014

    wonderful option for fast food. Everything is freshly made and delicious and gluten free.

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    5 ratingApril 22, 2014

    Colombian Comfort Food! Gluten Free Menu of platters and quick bites. Family Friendly!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Dairy-Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Latin
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly

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