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Aripo's Venezuelan Arepa House - CLOSED

118 N Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1005
+1 708-386-1313
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Dec 2015
“Food was good but alas it closed”
3 Nov 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
118 N Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1005
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

They had good, fresh food but they were very slow. Everything was made to order, but the wait could be endless. Maybe if they ad advertised more they might still be open.

Thank Robbin K
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We went in here excited since the reviews were good. Ordered 2 arepas and a cachapa. The yellow cheese was just yellow cheddar not Gouda like we are used to. The cachapa had mozzarella instead of queso de mano like we asked if it had...More

Thank edithbunker1
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The place is clean and the food is great at a reasonable price. People take care of you really nice. The only cons that I found was parking as I had to pay an hour parking for 10 minutes it took my visit. The street...More

Thank Clopez4C
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We loved the food, never had Venezuelan before. Highly recommend the fresh mango juice. Might be a little too adventurous for kids.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The food here is very very good. Be it an arepa or a bowl, the food is delicious and VERY authentic. Reminded me of my home in Brazil. The service is slow but the food is so good it's worth it. The natural juices are...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We went here with a friend who spent some time in Venezuela. The food was excellent! All the meats/fish had different seasonings making for very distinct tastes. Their sauces are a must have - we spent the whole meal trying to identify what was in...More

Thank karlostroski
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I do want to acknowledge that all the food is made fresh, but then I must make the suggestion to get more help in both the front and the back. Definitely a new taste that one does not find on every corner. The food and...More

Thank Robbin K
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Loved the arepas, kachapas and pabellon. Kids loved the empanadas too. My guess is the meat dishes are fabulous too, just not for us.

Thank RaymondAsher
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I'd never heard of Arepas until I found this restaurant in Oak Park, so some friends and I decided to try them. This is a great new dish to add to your culinary experiences. Arepas are like tortillas on naan bread. I had the arepa...More

2  Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 11 December 2014

I moved to Oak Park from a city in South Florida that saw a massive influx of Venezuelans after Chavez took power in the early 2000's. So needless to say I have had my fill of authentic Venezuelan food. I stumbled upon this place by...More

2  Thank IsraelLopez
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 N Marion St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-386-1313
  • E-mail
Venezuelan Restaurant in Oak Park, IL featuring the best Arepas in the Chicagoland Area. Aripo's also features Empanadas, Tequeños, Cachapas, and Venezuela's national dish: the Pabellon Criollo.
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