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About La Casa De Pedro
Come experience a true taste of Venezuelan hospitality and fine Spanish cuisine in Watertown, MA, just minutes from downtown Boston and Cambridge. Sip a Passion Fruit Mojito or one of Pedro"s Specialty Margaritas while dining on our beautiful outdoor patio. Savor Venezuelan specialties like Pabellón Criollo, Camarones al Ajillo, Paella and other lovingly created Latin American dishes. Pedro's restaurant offers semiprivate dining for large groups and functions such as business meetings, private parties, wedding receptions, anniversaries and other celebrations. Share delicious, traditionally prepared Latin American food and drinks and create warm memories with friends and family… Join us in celebrating life, love and friendship amid the upbeat tempo and tropical color of Pedro's "casa" at The Arsenal on the Charles in Watertown.
Watertown, MA 02472
South American, Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pn, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live music on Friday and Saturday
MBTA Bus 70 runs next to us
Private Party Facilities:
A great semi-private room available for your best convenience, weddings, birthday party or any event.
Private Party Contact:
Manager: (617) 923-8025
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
La Casa De Pedro Ratings and Reviews
The food was good and the service was excellent but they do not allow substitutions (a sumple vegetable instead of all of the rice, yuca and beans) which I thought was a shame. Also the music started earlier than I thought it would and was much too loud ! It is a cute place.
We ate here prior to seeing a play at the New Rep. Three people in our party were vegetarians and we all found enough on the menu to satisfy our dietary requirements! Food was delicious, beautifully presented, and portions were generous. The atmosphere was beautiful and felt authentically Venezuelan. We'll definitely recommend this restaurant and we'll be back. So convenient for the times we come to this theater!!!
While the food was pretty good, I was not fully satisfied after my meal. Dishes didn't have quite enough flavor. Service was not spectacular. Noise was a little excessive and some of the two person tables were a little close together. Ice cream and churros for dessert was the one saving grace!
My girlfriends and I have a standing dinner date once a month and La Casa De Pedro is one of our favorite spots. Food is always great. We shared the nachos with the pulled pork on it as a starter. I loved the dish so much I ended up ordering another order of nachos as my main dish!! We shared the Churros with vanilla ice cream that was out of this world. Our server was awesome and took great care of us.
Food was excellent, from pork Osso Bucco to chorizo with ice cream for dessert. Prices not cheap but no expensive: entrees in high teens to low 20's. Service was casual yet attentive. Beer list wide ranging. If you're going to a performance at New Rep, this is the place to go before the show!
Another option you should have related to the occasion is "Pre-theatre dinner." The location right next to the New Rep Theatre is excellent, and the servers are very good about helping us be finished in time for the start of the show.
One annoying practice is the requirement that early arrivers in a party wait to be seated until all members are there, even when it's early (our reservation was 5:00 PM on Monday), and there are plenty of empty tables. We are tired from long days of work and want to sit down and relax with a drink.
Our party was comprised of 2 couples - we had tickets for the New Rep , and this restaurant is adjacent to the theatre so it was perfect. We were all pleasantly surprised at how delicious the food was! We all ordered something different and all of us were extremely happy with our choices. Waiter was very professional, appeared when needed but was otherwise discreet. The only negative was parking - many of the parking spaces are "reserved". The 2 handicap spaces were taken. We had to park pretty far back - luckily we found a handicap spot at the other end of the street because we would have been much farther if we had not - again, many "reserved" spots.
My husband and I picked La Casa De Pedro as it was next door to the New Repertory Theatre where we were seeing a play at 8 pm. We love Mexican, and so South American food sounded intriguing. The ambiance was great--lighting was low, with lots of plants. With our Open Table reservation we were seated promptly. Our server was attentive and informative. We enjoyed a flight of Tequila, Margarita, Black Bean & Cheese Quesadilla, and Steak Tips. Loved the yuca, rice and plantain sides! While I wouldn't rave about the food overall, the experience was positive, and great for a date night out.
Our appetizers were delicious, the fried calamari and garlic shrimp. Unfortunately, our main entrees were all too salty. My husband and I have been here on other occasions and really enjoyed the food. However, the food was especially salty on this visit. My mother-in-law likes salty food, so she was okay with it. I would return but ask for no salt on the entrees.
Another terrific meal at Casa De Pedro. The Pork Osso bucco is so good that I am hard pressed to order something else. The garlic shrimp appetizer was great as were the nachos. The shrimp Kristofer was delicious again but they didn't include the coconut when we asked to take the leftovers home . even though we were stuffed one of the guys wanted coffee and dessert well I have to say that the CHURROS were to die for. The tabe we had for 6 was comfortable but awkward and the waiter had to circumnavigate the restaurant to go from 1 side to the other.
They also make very good ( if pricey) Margharitas
Over all just a great spot and when the weather warms up the patio is also great!
the meal appeared "mass" prepared and possibly microwaved or reheated. Used to eat at original casa Pedro.Possibly it was the intimacy of a smaller place ; but I believe the food was more authentic and certainly much tastier. The bar was very pleasant and the drinks well mixed. Unfortunately not worth repeating the culinary experience.
We keep trying this restaurant b/c we wanted it to be wonderful and delicious, but after four times, we are giving up. This most recent time we ate outside (only two other tables were occupied there) and from the moment we sat down things were not right. The waitress, although pleasant when addressing us, was usually absent from sight; I had to ask another server three times to get her and after the food was served (by another server) she disappeared. I later saw her both in the bathroom and the kitchen "fixing" her hair. We also didn't get our check so we had to go to the hostess to pay our tab.
On to the food - terrible! Partly b/c everything we were served was close to ice cold. I'm sure, since it was a long time between the time we ordered and the time we were served, it sat waiting but I would think it would have been under a warmer. In addition to being cold, there was an excess of oil on several dishes (and cold oil is even more yucky than warm oil). The plantain chips tasted like they were right out of a Frito-Lay bag. The calamari might have been good, but it was the coldest of all the dishes.
I love the idea of a Venezuelan restaurant in the suburbs, esp. b/c we frequently go to the New Rep right next door, but we are certainly finished giving it a second (and third, etc) chance.
Came as the crowds were leaving. Bar service at the table was excellent but slow. Again, probably the shift change, people, checking out etc. after the crowds left, the music kicked up a pace and the dancing began.
Menu huge and specials looked great. Only complaint: salads had too much cos and not enough of the rest of the good stuff.
Did wonder if our delicate stomachs the next day were related to the meal, or the Hendricks martini with Jalapeño.
Went for brunch. Had the huevos rancheros which was good but my friend's breakfast quesadilla looked better with more elements to it being served with fried plantains and black beans. 3 varieties of mimosas available. I had the traditional one that was very good
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