We specialise in Gluten Free Arepas, the iconic dish of Venezuela & Colombia. Arepas are made with 100% white corn, filled with healthy and vibrant latin flavours. Find us at Ponsonby Central, in the heart of Ponsonby, Auckland.


Monday – Sunday
11:30am – 8:30pm


Ponsonby Central
136-146 Ponsonby Road

What is an Arepa?

An AREPA is a handmade corn meal flat bun made of white ground maize, 100% gluten-free and free of preservatives, artificial colours or flavours. It has its origins hundreds of years ago, cooked by the indigenous tribes across the areas that are now Venezuela and Colombia. This South American delight can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  BUEN PROVECHO!

We grill our AREPAS on the spot and we  fill them with fresh & healthy ingredients. 


Pick your arepa in 2 easy steps

Pick the colour of your arepa


100% corn meal


Kale and Coriander + 100% corn meal


Beetroot and Chia Seeds + 100% corn meal

Pick your Arepa fillings

Quesua / 12

Grated Cheddar Cheese & Sliced Smoked Cheese

Morena / 13

Grated Cheddar Cheese & Champagne Ham

Catira / 14

Scrambled Eggs, Grated Cheddar Cheese & Greens FR
Add Bacon for $3 or Spanish Chorizo for $4

Pelua / 15.50

Shredded Beef & Grated Cheddar Cheese FR

Pabellon / 17

Shredded Beef  with Fried Sweet Plantains, Black Beans & Feta Cheese FR

Volvere / 17

Pulled Pork with Grilled Halloumi Cheese, Coleslaw & Plum Sauce FR

Reina / 17

Shredded Chicken Breast Salad with mashed Avocado & Mayo FR

FR=Free Range Meats/Eggs V=Vegetarian VG=Vegan
Rumbera / 18.50

Grilled Chicken Breast with a Dijon Honey Mustard Glaze, Manuka Smoked Bacon, Sliced Smoked Cheese & Greens FR

LLanera / 19.50

Sautéed Steak with Onions, Capsicum and Tomato, Greens, Grated Cheddar Cheese & Avocado Slices (seasonal) FR

Con Todo / 20.50

Shredded Beef, Manuka Smoked Bacon, Spanish Chorizo, Chicken Salad, Cheddar Cheese & Greens FR

Domino / 15.50

Grilled Halloumi Cheese, Black Beans & Sweet Plantains V

Bonita / 15.50

Organic Sauteed Tofu with Capsicum, Onion and Tomato, Sliced Smoked Cheese & Coleslaw V

Santa / 16

Organic Sauteed Tofu with Capsicum, Onion and Tomato, Sweet Plantains, Avocado Slices (seasonal), Greens & Cherry Tomato Salsa VG


French Fries / 8

Served with creamy Mojo Mayo

Cassava Fries / 9

Served with creamy Mojo Mayo

Tostones / 13

Fried Plantain Slices topped with Coleslaw Salad, Feta Cheese and Guasacaca (Venezuelan Style Guacamole)

Tequeños / 13

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks served with Mojo Mayo

Croquettes / 12

Cassava, Feta & Cheddar Cheese Croquettes served with Cane Sugar Sauce


Two fried plantain slices filled with Cheddar Cheese, Black Beans, Coleslaw, Guasacaca Sauce & Mojo Mayo AND your choice of:

Shredded Beef / 21
Pulled Pork / 20
Organic Sauteed Tofu (V) / 18


Vuelve a la Vida / 19

Venezuelan Ceviche: Prawn, Calamari, Mussel, and Snapper, with Onion, Cherry Tomato Salsa, Jalapeño Sauce, and Coriander served with Tostones (Fried Plantain Slices) and Guasacaca (Venezuelan Style Guacamole)

Ensalada Mixta / 17

Mixed Greens, Heart of Palm, Cherry Tomatoes, Avocado & Balsamic Vinaigrette. Add Free Range Grilled Chicken or Organic Sauteed Tofu for an extra $5

For The Little Ones

2 Arepa Pockets  / 10

Filled with:

- Grated Cheddar Cheese & Ham, or

- Grated Cheddar Cheese & Shredded Beef

Both Options are served with French Fries.

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Ponsonby Central. 136-146 Ponsonby Road, Auckland