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La Taguara Areperia

Carrer Del Rec, 10 | Carrer Del Rec, 10, Barrio El Borne, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 15 72
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“arepas” (21 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Fast food, Venezuelan, Healthy, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Carrer Del Rec, 10 | Carrer Del Rec, 10, Barrio El Borne, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The arepas here are so delicious. Great for a quick bite. It is standing only. I usually get filled on 1 or 2 arepas. Also great value for money.

Thank Hunain K
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We've been to this place to try their arepas. The place has a warm feeling and the decor is nice... the only thing missing is some seating... There are only tables available. We've ordered some tequeños and some arepas. The tequeños are just AWESOME and...More

Thank JGordicho
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The place is really nice and authentic, the best we had were the tequeños. Also the juices are great!

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We found this hidden gem late at night. The food was very tasty (the fresh cheese cornbread chicken cachapa was great!). One thing worth noting: the inside tables are standing only (no chairs). The workers spoke English which was helpful.

Thank GreatestGatsby
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We only experienced this dining option while we were at the Palo Alto Market and they had booth space. Excellent choice however. My wife and I both had the arepas which are like soft shell tacos for lack of a better description. We ordered a...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

First time to try this kind of food, I like it very much . I tried the beaf sandwich and it was good the place was good too with a friendly stuff

Thank mr_ricko5
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service, value for money and a very authentic Venezuelan space. Do not miss once visiting Born and you want to have a quick bite to eat. We came here twice during our 3 day stay in BCN.

Thank Mackangb
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Been there twice in 5 days ! Can't find a fault with the place (barring the somewhat haughty staff)! Ordered the burrata pizza and a salad the first time. And ordered a ravioli in pesto sauce and a salad this time around with their bread...More

Thank puchki2208
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The arrepas are really great here. I wouldn't call it healthy, but the food is fresh and tastes great. Even though the prices have gone up since the last time I was here, I enjoyed it a lot and still find the value pretty reasonable.

Thank Chaoticonomist
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were taken here for lunch, as it is one of our friends' favorite places; it's also right around the corner from Arc de Triomf. I never would have thought to eat Venezuelan food while in Spain but I'm so glad I tried it! It...More

Thank Valerie H
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Del Rec, 10 | Carrer Del Rec, 10, Barrio El Borne, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 15 72
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La Taguara Areperia, es el lugar de las arepas, cachapas y zumos naturales. Ademas puedes disfrutar picando de los tipicos acompanantes venezolanos, aquellos que encuentras en cualquier playa, en cualquier kiosco, en cualquier "taguara" como son los ricos tequenos, los patacones a la "Cuyagua", la crujiente yuca frita, uhm!. Igualmente la Taguara Areperia te puede dar entre esta variedad de sabores el toque dulce y alli es donde encontramos las conservitas de coco, los golfeados, y los pastelitos de guayaba con queso crema.

Y como nuestro plato principal es la Arepa, que es una torta de harina de maiz precocida de forma circular que se prepara asada, te la presentamos tanto sola, es decir, que la puedes comer como un pan y que en nuestro menu es "La Viuda", hasta con el relleno mas tipico como lo es la de "Pabellon", con frijoles negros, queso, carne mechada y platano macho. Y asi contamos con 16 estilos mas de arepa, si! 16 Mezclas de sabores entre quesos venezolanos, pollo, aguacate, vegetales y mas. Siempre conservando el toque natural y sano que puede brindar la arepa al ser de harina de maiz, muy importante para nuestros consumidores al no tener gluten.

Y si no tienes hambre y te quieres refrescar con un zumo natural solo te podemos decir que tenemos de: guayaba, guanabana, mora, maracuya, tamarindo, lulo, sandia-pina, papelon con limon, fresa y mango.


Taguara Areperia is the place to go in Barcelona for arepas. These South American corn cakes are cooked in the oven and can either be eaten on their own, as a kind of bread (known here as La Viuda - The Widow), or with a typical filling such as "Pabellon", which features fried black beans, cheese, shredded beef and plantain. And if that's not enough, they have 16 other arepa options. These combinations include Venezuelan cheese, chicken, avocado, vegetables and more. Being made of corn flour, Arepas are a healthy option for anyone who can't eat gluten.

You can also enjoy typical Venezuelan side dishes, that you would find in any beach, kiosk or 'taguara', such as delicious tequenos (bread filled with cheese), Cuyagua-style fried plantain slices and crunchy fried yuca At Taguara Areperia, you will also find a great range of sweet dishes, such as conservitas de coco (small coconut cakes), golfeados (typical Venezuelan sweet rolls) and cakes of guava and cream cheese.

If you're not hungry, then try one of their refreshing, natural juices: guava, prickly custard apple, blackberries, passion fruit, tamarind, lulo, watermelon-pineapple, papelon (raw hardened sugar cane juice) with lemon, strawberry and mango. Taguara Areperia is the place for Venezuelan fast food in Barcelona.
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