Author Topic: Arepa Lady opening!  (Read 3063 times)

Offline dssjh

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Arepa Lady opening!
« on: October 04, 2018, 03:24:25 PM »
Saw a couple of guys sweeping and polishing in the finished-looking space, and stopped in to ask -- and find out they're set to start serving tomorrow ("or Saturday at the latest).

So looking forward to having her/them back, and even closer!

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2018, 03:46:20 PM »
Saw a couple of guys sweeping and polishing in the finished-looking space, and stopped in to ask -- and find out they're set to start serving tomorrow ("or Saturday at the latest).

So looking forward to having her/them back, and even closer!

That’s great news! I’ve also been looking forward to Arepa Lady’s opening. Their last space on 77th was much smaller, but they somehow managed well with the seating arrangement. Given that, I’m sure they’ll get a good crowd going once they’re settled in the larger space. I’m only a block away, so this may get dangerous...   ;D

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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2018, 04:07:44 PM »
;D ;D ;D

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2018, 04:45:24 PM »
Woo hoo!! It's so nice to hear good news once in a while.

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2018, 09:53:47 PM »
It seemed like it was doing a good business this evening when I passed by at 9 pm.

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2018, 10:14:13 PM »
Meanwhile...this place is so happening you can't get a seat.

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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2018, 12:17:10 PM »
Meanwhile...this place is so happening you can't get a seat.

i used to wait on line at one AM when she sold out of a cart. that was wildly mobbed into the wee hours. such good stuff.

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2018, 09:45:41 PM »
This place is continuing to be completely mobbed.

It's like a crowded party every night.

Ok, if I were to open a restaurant biz, it would be a hip arepas place, for sure.

I am predicting franchises all over the world!


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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2018, 04:19:12 PM »
My wife and I went last week. It was delicious. But I have to say (and I know this will sound sacrilegious), I'm personally more partial to the arepas at the Venezuelan "Arepas Cafe" in Astoria. They're both excellent quality. I just think Arepas Cafe has a more delicious variety of options. I've got enough love (and appetite) for both though!

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2018, 04:22:06 PM »
Love me some Arepa Lady :)

Offline Jhx

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2018, 11:29:59 PM »
Cash only?  I wonder why they only accept CASH?

Offline am315

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« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2018, 08:35:18 AM »
They probably only accept cash because the credit card fees they're charged cut into whatever slim profit they are making.

Offline mrleefromny

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2018, 11:42:16 AM »
Is it me.... or are the arepas not as tasty as the ones from the street stall?

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2018, 01:43:01 PM »
It's been years since she did that, but... maybe a combination? Ms. Cano  made everything herself there and she had/has a great touch. It could also be pure sentiment kicking in.

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2018, 01:45:05 PM »
Cash only?  I wonder why they only accept CASH?

I wonder why certain restaurants are cashless...I have less trouble paying at this place than I do at cash only Peter Luger...

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Re: Arepa Lady opening!
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2018, 01:45:05 PM »