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First Look: El Arepazo Reopens Remodeled Downtown Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: El Arepazo Reopens Remodeled Downtown Location

If you’ve spent the last few months craving a lunchtime fix of arepas drizzled in cilantro sauce, your day has come — Latin American grill El Arepazo has reopened their Downtown outpost. The popular restaurant, tucked just inside Pearl Alley, temporarily closed its doors in late December for an interior upgrade. They returned from their […]


Review: Arepazo Tapas & Wine

 Morgan Kelley Review: Arepazo Tapas & Wine

El Arepazo Latin Grill opened in a Downtown alleyway seven years ago and has become a local favorite both for its authentic South American cuisine and for its off-the-beaten path location. After years of expansion rumors, husband and wife duo Carlos and Carolina Gutierrez opened a second location in Gahanna in February. Arepazo Tapas & […]

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El Arepazo is Expanding to Gahanna

Walker Evans Walker Evans El Arepazo is Expanding to Gahanna

Despite their somewhat hidden location in Downtown’s Pearl Alley, El Arepazo is no longer much of a secret. Their authentic Colombian and Venezuelan dishes pack lines out the door for lunch on a regular basis, and their spicy cilantro sauce was so good that customers now buy it buy the bottle to use as a condiment […]


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