Caracas Arepa Bar

7 recent ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options may be available.
100% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly

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Celiac

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Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Great food, staff was really knowledgeable about cd and cross contamination. Just a warning that there’s no dedicated GF fryer so the plantains aren’t safe. Too bad :/

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Updated 5 months ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • None Listed

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Delivery
  • Happy Hour
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Celiac

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I mentioned celiac and the first thing the server asked was if I was okay with cross contamination (I said no). They patiently and thoroughly walked me through the menu and told me everything I could have—everything but the appetizers and friend plantains. Great food, drinks, and service!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 7 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I’ve been to this place twice and will definitely be going again! Knowledgeable staff and delish arepas. No dedicated fryer (unfortunately) but still a bunch of good options. Also, arepas are quite filling so I wouldn’t even get an appetizer. Must try if you are in the area!!

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Not celiac

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Staff was knowledgeable. Food is delicious! Don’t have a supérate fryer.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Every server I've had here has been well-trained about gluten, and as soon as I mention celiac, they run through the entire menu with me. Appetizers (with the exception of the rice & beans) are off limits, but the salads are gluten free. Plantains are contaminated from the fryer, but you can leave them off. And when I do, the runners always confirm 'no plantain' when the bring the food. Pabellon Criollo without plaintains is awesome, and every arepa I've had has been good. Never gotten sick. I noticed a few reviews said they were slow, which I don't agree with. Just get a caipirinha and chill, people.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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SO GOOD!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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So delicious with many gluten free options. The wait staff is very kind and helpful with gluten free needs!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Lots of options and staff was very knowledgeable. Will return!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Awesome the atmosphere and staff are great food was delicious

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I've eaten here many times. The staff knows what Celiac disease and gluten is and watched out for me. Never gotten sick and I'm super sensitive. Don't eat anything in the fryer though - it's cross contaminated. 👍🏼

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Knowledgeable staff; guided us to what celiacs could have (arepas, and many of the fillings tho not all); nothing friend since their fryer is shared.

Arepas were delicious and huge--when you order one you may think -- oh that's too small. Just wait -- it'll fill you up.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Absolutely amazing food! Staff very knowledgeable about gluten free and had no issues of cross containmination!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Nice little reataurant! Friendly knowledgeable staff and good service. Loads of gluten free options, and I felt totally comfortable eating here. My husband and I split 3 different arepas, and they were all really good! Would recommend.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Updated 4 years ago read full review

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They were very nice and accommodating. And the food is yummy. Do I wish they had more options tho? Yes. But they're on their way!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great arepas. Guy called me to tell me I can't have tajadas because they're fried in the same fryer (sadly). I've had like 4 different types of the arepas so far and they're all delicious and super flavorful .

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Delicious arepas salad and no after effects. Our waitress said no fried plantains or shredded beef--everything else on the menu was gf, so at least she knows about contamination. Love those arepas!

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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This place is AWESOME, I'm celiac and the staff know what's up with cross contamination (almost everything is GF anyways.) arepas are awesome!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Most of their menu items are gluten free apparently but be sure to mention it to staff and double check to help prevent with contamination. Otherwise, there arepas are very tasty and lots of options! They also have great lunch specials. You may have a long wait for the food but I've never been disappointed with the flavor.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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arepas are yummy but some contamination issues.

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Tasty arepas and nice backyard seating.

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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