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Q'Kenan Restaurant

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8117 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
+1 407-238-0014
10:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 21:30
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Estero, Florida
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for a different dining option during our vacation. This restaurant is in a shopping strip and it is a small spot, but don't miss this experience. It serves Argentian food and is very affordable. Our server guided us through the menu choices and we were happy with each choice. The dishes were reasonably priced so we selected... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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679 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure what we missed; everyone else seems to think it was fabulous, but we considered it average, at best. Had a Groupon, so we each got a combo plate entree. All of the meats were on the dry side. The fried plantains were dry, yucca was average. I can see why families might like - can probably feed several... More 

Thank a-travelin-foodie
Sand Lake, Florida
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never eaten this type of food before and probably won't have stopped by myself but I'm so glad my friends wanted to go here. The food was delicious and the waitress was very attentive. I had no idea what I was getting so she explained everything. The flavors made the meal a real treat.

Thank DaddyDude
Newark, DE
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Try it once I'm sure you will return. Great food I had the beef empanadas, chicken arepas, and green plantains. Very reasonable prices also.

Thank lexjk
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here early evening and due to its popularity had a short wait for a table. We had never eaten at a Venezuelan restaurant before and the waitress very kindly took the time to explain the menu and provide some recommendations. The mixed grill in particular was fantastic and all in all a very pleasant meal.

Thank C8rl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Q'kenan in 2014 for the first time. We loved the arepas so much that we returned in 2015, and this year. Sausage arepas and steak arepas are our favorite. And #41 with sweet plantain and chicken.

Thank Crystal Z
Charlotte, NC
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756 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went last year when Orlando and went out of my way to go back again this year. Such a great menu, great flavors, everything really well done. I didn't love my arepas quite as much as last year but it was still super good and the beans and plantains were absolutely perfect. In a town that has a lot... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was top ranked so we picked it and weren't disappointed. Empanadas, arepas, plantains, all were excellent. Would definitely do again if we go back to Orlando!

Thank seanoseano
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing, my husband loved it, empanadas, cachapas and more. Riquísimo todo! Food is fresh and Services is amazing.

Thank Wencys B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here every year. This year the food was not as good. I've rated them very good in the past. The server did not speak English well. Fortunately we knew what we wanted and could point at it. She still didn't get the order right. We tried the milkshakes but found them watery and expensive.

Thank 8weeksormore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8117 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-238-0014

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