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La Casa De Pedro

4.3
4.3
988 Reviews
$30 and under
South American

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.

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    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

  • Phone number

    (617) 923-8025

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Pedro Alarcon

  • Neighborhood

    Watertown

  • Public transit

    MBTA Bus 70 runs next to us

  • Entertainment

    Live music on Friday and Saturday

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Menu

Sopas-Soups

  • La de Mamà$5.95

    Chicken and Vegetable Soup. Just like mamà Leda made it

    • Caraotas Blancas$5.95

      Navy Bean Soup

      • Sancocho$6.50

        A hearty traditional weekend soup, made from chicken and an assortment of healthy roots, corn and plaintains (served only in the Fall & Winter on Saturday and Sunday)

        Ensaladas-Salads

        • La de Raquel*$12.50

          Roasted pieces of chicken lay upon a bed of romaine lettuce with avocados, red onion, and tomatoes tossed in our cilantro dressing

          • La Verde*$12.50

            Fresh arugula, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, grilled zucchini, yellow squash, and romaine lettuce all tossed in our cilantro dressing with basil oil then topped with sesame seeds and avocado

            • La de Camarones*$13.50

              Sautéed shrimp served on a bed of lettuce, tomato, and avocado topped with Spanish mango and a lemon-garlic dressing

              • De los Roques*$12.50

                A wonderful combination of romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, Cajun peanuts, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, red onion, and Jicama(a root vegetable with the texture of a crisp apple) all tossed with a lemon-garlic dressing

                • La de Baby Baby*$12.50

                  A mixture of fresh greens and romaine lettuce served with roasted tomato, avocado, and hearts of palm topped with extra virgin olive oil and an aged balsamic vinaigrette

                  Desde Mexico

                  • Quesadilla*$17.50

                    A Grilled flour tortilla filled with melted cheese and your choice of Chicken, Roasted Pork, Grilled Vegetables, or Black Beans

                    • Quesadilla de Camarones*$19.95

                      Grilled flour tortilla filled with garlic marinated shrimp and melted cheese

                      • Quesadilla de Carne Asada*$18.95

                        Sirloin Steak grilled then sliced and folded into a flour tortilla with melted cheese

                        • Quesadilla con Chorizo*$16.50

                          Grilled flour tortilla filled with sliced chorizo and melted cheese

                          • Chicken Enchiladas*$19.95

                            Pulled chicken, peppers, and onions wrapped in a flour tortilla topped with cheese and a tomatillo cilantro sauce

                            • Fish Tacos*$18.95

                              Tilapia filled soft flour tortilla topped with pico de gallo and spicy cabbage

                              • Spicy Skirt steak Tacos*$19.95

                                Juicy skirt steak marinated in Pedro's spicy spices, served with flour tortillas

                                Carnes - Meats

                                • (Sirloin Steak) Churrasco a La Parrilla*$29.99

                                  100% natural Brandt Beef; (no antibiotic or growth hormones) Sirloin Steak with smoked salt and smoked pepper grilled to perfection on a charcoal grill served with chorizo

                                  • (Beef Strips) Carnitas Encebolladas*$18.99

                                    Lean sirloin strips, deliciously seasoned, and sautéed with onions

                                    • (Pork Chop) Chuleta de Pedro*$16.99

                                      A generous portion of boneless center-cut pork loin, marinated with Pedro's simple spices, sautéed with roasted peppers, onions, and white wine

                                      • (Chicken and Beef) Parillada Caraqueña*$17.99

                                        Chicken tenderloins, sirloin strips, and Spanish sausage sautéed with Spanish spices

                                        • (Beef Short Ribs) Buenos Tiempos*$21.99

                                          All natural boneless beef short ribs slowly braised in wine with roasted onions, tomatoes, and jalapeños

                                          • (Chicken) Pollo Asado*$17.99

                                            Victoria's Favorite(Pedro's Niece)! A tasteful roasted half of a chicken served with a chorizo (Spanish sausage). It's delicious!

                                            • (Skirt steak) El Gaucho*$24.99

                                              A charcoal grilled 100% natural, Brandt skirt steak served with Chimichurri

                                              • (Flank) Pedro's Birthday Dish*$25.50

                                                Pedro's traditional birthday dish! The unforgettable taste of a charcoal grilled, 100% all natural Brandt beef flank steak. Served with a Spanish sausage (chorizo)

                                                • (Pork) Llanos Venezolanos*$18.99

                                                  Sautéed pork tenderloin medallions served Pedro's chipotle sweet basil sauce

                                                  • (Flank) Pabellon Criollo*$18.99

                                                    The most traditional Venezuelan dish! Shredded beef slowly simmered in very fine chopped vegetables. Served with white rice, black beans, and fried sweet plantains

                                                    • (Pork osso buco) Pierna de Baby*$21.99

                                                      Pedro's new nephew, Pork osso buco. The tenderest part of the pork (shank) braised and finished in the oven then topped with Mexican tomatillo, spicy Poblano Chile, shitake mushroom, roasted shallots, and a shot of jalapeño tequila

                                                      • (Lamb) Cordero*$31.99

                                                        A charcoal grilled rack of lamb that has been marinating for 24 hours with basil, mint, sun dried tomatoes, roasted peppers, and smoked jalapeños

                                                        Pescado-Fish

                                                        • (Trout) Trucha Galarraga*$18.99

                                                          A fresh filet of trout sautéed with roasted peppers, onions, and fresh garlic. Topped with lightly fried calamari, it's a dish named after the famous Venezuelan baseball player, Andrés Galarraga

                                                          • (Salmon) Salmon Ruben Blades*$21.99

                                                            ~ Charcoal grilled filet of salmon served on a bed of black beans and topped with sautéed shrimp, roasted peppers, onion, garlic, cilantro, and white wine sauce

                                                            • (Haddock) Three nights in Caracas*$21.99

                                                              A whole haddock fried then finished in the oven, topped with a spicy roasted pepper and onion vinaigrette

                                                              • (Cod) Bacalao a la Ozzy Guillen*$19.99

                                                                A fresh cod fillet, sautéed until golden brown in olive oil then finished in the oven topped with sautéed onions, peppers, sugar snap peas, garlic, white wine and spicy cured olives. Named after another famous baseball player, Ozzie Guillen

                                                                • (Shrimp) Camarones Tropicales de Kristofer*$22.50

                                                                  Jumbo shrimp sautéed with garlic and served in half a coconut shell with our delicious orange and coconut sauce

                                                                  • (Paella) La Paella de Pedro*$33.99

                                                                    mussels, clams, shrimp, pieces of fish, chicken, and chorizo simmered with saffron rice. Served with sugar snap peas, lightly fried calamari, roasted peppers and onions, olive oil, and a zest of lime juice

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                                                                    What 988 people are saying

                                                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                    4.3
                                                                    4.3 based on all time ratings
                                                                    • 4.3Food
                                                                    • 4.1Service
                                                                    • 4.2Ambience
                                                                    • 4.1Value

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                                                                      Darcy

                                                                      New England

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 23, 2018

                                                                      overall5food4service4ambience5

                                                                      Great service, terrific food with a flair and in the summer the outdoor dining is lovely. In the winter, enjoy the wonderful live music while dining. Always a wonderful experience.

                                                                    2. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New England

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 19, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                      It was for our anniversary and everything was great!!

                                                                    3. K

                                                                      Kyla

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 19, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service4ambience5

                                                                      Great restaurant, food and atmosphere, however, service was a bit delayed. I would definitely visit again in the future.

                                                                    4. DN

                                                                      DfromNewton

                                                                      New England

                                                                      59 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      59 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 18, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                      Food is great as always. Lovely room. Great service. But when the music starts talking is impossible. Not good

                                                                    5. PF

                                                                      PauloFromMassachusetts

                                                                      New England

                                                                      16 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      16 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 18, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      The service was great! The food, delicious! And the “caipirinha”, the best I ever had in USA, made with authentic “cachaça”!!! I’ll be going back very soon!!!!

                                                                    6. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      San Francisco

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      vip
                                                                      3.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 16, 2018

                                                                      overall3food3service3ambience5

                                                                      The service was too slow... and food was salty

                                                                    7. BR

                                                                      BrendaR

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 15, 2018

                                                                      overall4food3service4ambience5

                                                                      I was searching for authentic Spanish; the place is very pleasant, outdoor patio. I ordered cheviche mixto, the flavor was great, one thing that I noticed was that they slide every shrimp right in the middle, don’t know what is the reason of that but in my mind I though they want to saved money which doesn’t look good on a ceviche platter. The yuca sticks were very greasy. I also tried the arepa (chicken and avocado) which it had a very good flavor. Arepas is one of their main tapas in Valenzuela food tradition. I will have to give the place a second chance if I ever go back to MA.

                                                                    8. S

                                                                      Skim

                                                                      New England

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 12, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great experience as always!

                                                                    9. JJ

                                                                      JulieJ

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 11, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      I am so lucky that Casa de Pedro is one of my neighborhood restaurants. The food is fresh and inventive, from the tapas (ceviche, arepas, cheese, mushrooms, shrimp, you name it) to the seafood to the Venezuelan comfort food like the pabellon de criollo (one of my favorites). The wine list excellent and varied, the cocktails delicious and imaginative, and they have the best dessert in the world: Chocolate flan. And live salsa on Saturdays!

                                                                    10. S

                                                                      Suzw

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 10, 2018

                                                                      overall3food3service2ambience2

                                                                      Food was good, fish a tad over cooked. Calimari was chewy, should have got the nachos. Our server was practically non existent, and had to wait for several things while we saw other tables around us being helped. Usually very nice here but this experience gives me pause to visit again.

                                                                    11. BG

                                                                      BalG

                                                                      New England

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 8, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      We enjoyed a great meal with our two sons. The service was very professional, food delicious and an interesting varied menu. Would have liked to have eaten outside but it was pouring rain! Next time!

                                                                    12. r

                                                                      rf52

                                                                      New England

                                                                      37 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      37 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 4, 2018

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Have eaten here a few times and always like it.Sat at the bar this time and enjoyed the food and the margaritas,will definitely be back

                                                                    13. SB

                                                                      SBOB

                                                                      New England

                                                                      12 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      12 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 4, 2018

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Had a great night. One or two small hiccups (small changes to order didn't make it, one of our desserts was delayed) but overall enjoyable and our server went the extra mile to celebrate a birthday in our group.

                                                                    14. JD

                                                                      JosephD

                                                                      New England

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 4, 2018

                                                                      overall3food4service3ambience1

                                                                      Nice place with good food at reasonable price, my only big complaint is every time I come to the restaurant (it was a mainstay of mine over the years) they force me to take the worst dingy table in the place even though other better tables are available and I have a reservation. When as always I ask for one of the many better empty tables, they say they’re reserved - every time even when the place is empty (crazy and frustrating every time - not the way to treat any customers) it’s very annoying so much so that I don’t plan to return anytime soon.

                                                                    15. g

                                                                      guyname

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 3, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                      i found it too noisy; get rid of the music from the speakers. reduce noise from the bar.

                                                                    16. LE

                                                                      LynnE

                                                                      New England

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 29, 2018

                                                                      overall3food2service5ambience4

                                                                      Expected better quality. Many items not available. Service was well intentioned but spotty.

                                                                    17. AR

                                                                      ArtR

                                                                      New England

                                                                      47 reviews

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      47 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 29, 2018

                                                                      overall3food4service1ambience3

                                                                      We were apparently there at an unfortunate time, when they were very short-staffed. Our glasses of water were poured promptly but that was it. We had to go to the hostess desk to get anything beyond that. Once our orders were in, our meals came out at a reasonable time. Our initial drink orders were handled well (by the hostess) but a request for a second glass of wine was not filled (nor billed for). The two hostesses did their best, even bussing tables. They were apologetic and clearly concerned. We ate outdoors, so I can't comment on ambience or noise levels from first-hand experience. The food was excellent. We had four different dishes (all seafood); all were just terrific. Because of the quality of the food, I would try this restaurant again. The staff really tried to do their best; there just weren't enough of them. This restaurant is definitely worth a second chance.

                                                                    18. S

                                                                      Szilvia

                                                                      Las Vegas

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 28, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Excellent Food, free parking. Amazing life music with possibility to dance. Lovely service and delicious cocktails. Visited for the 7th time and always very satisfied.

                                                                    19. CP

                                                                      ConvenientPreTheatre

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      22 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      22 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 25, 2018

                                                                      overall4food3service4ambience4

                                                                      A good value and quick service for pre theatre dining.

                                                                    20. L

                                                                      Lark

                                                                      New England

                                                                      46 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      46 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 24, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service3ambience4

                                                                      I love this restaurant for the food. It's simply outstanding. The drink service is good to great when you are sitting at the bar and have constant eye-contact with the ONE bartender. But if you are seated at a table the service is just horrendous. When the waitstaff recognizes your existence, which can take more than a while, you order a cocktail and you wait and wait and wait and then you wait and wait and wait some more and if you're lucky your cocktails arrive just moments before your food arrives - if you inadvertently order food along with your cocktails. They need more bartenders here period!! AND, they need to get the idea that cocktails are what people order and enjoy BEFORE a meal not with a meal. That's my one and only complaint, but it's a BIG complaint. If the food was not so spectacular, I'd have given up on this place long ago. Dine here if you love great food, have all the time in the world and don't mind pitifully slow service.

                                                                    21. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New England

                                                                      12 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      3.0

                                                                      12 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 23, 2018

                                                                      overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                                      We got there around 7:15p, lights were barely on. Way too dark in there! The bartender was our waitress, not friendly or attentive toward us. The place was not busy so there was no need for really slow service. Food was fantastic though. I got the chorizo quesadilla and my boyfriend got the half chicken. I've been here a couple times before - unfortunately same waitress and bartender every time which I think is hindering my opinion. Live band on Friday nights though!

                                                                    22. L

                                                                      Lola

                                                                      New England

                                                                      24 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      24 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 22, 2018

                                                                      overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                      Good food as always, we love the pollo asado with extra platanitos maduros.

                                                                    23. DR

                                                                      DianeR

                                                                      New England

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 21, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      We love this restaurant. The outdoor seating is spectacular on a summer night and the inside area is beautiful too. They had a fabulous band (maybe Venezuelan) that we enjoyed after dinner.

                                                                    24. TA

                                                                      TracyA

                                                                      New England

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      2.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 20, 2018

                                                                      overall2food5service2ambience5

                                                                      Food was delicious, but arrived before our first drinks did, due to an extremely long hold-up at the bar.

                                                                    25. LK

                                                                      LKTK

                                                                      New England

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on July 17, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Always fun to go here. Food and staff are wonderful.

                                                                    26. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New England

                                                                      26 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      3.0

                                                                      26 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 15, 2018

                                                                      overall3food4service2ambience2

                                                                      food was good but too expensive for the kind of place it was, this isn’t a quiet fine dining , but very loud full of noise and way too many children, service is mediocre at best, server was friendly but very visibly stressed and the place seemed understaffed ! this isnt some Caribbean island, people have stuff to do and cant sit and wait forever

                                                                    27. GW

                                                                      GeeWhiz

                                                                      New England

                                                                      29 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      29 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 14, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      As always the food was excellent. Eating in the courtyard on a summer evening is a delight. We all had different meals and every meal was excellent.

                                                                    28. JM

                                                                      JohnMD

                                                                      New England

                                                                      39 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      39 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 14, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Go here from Burlington a few times every year - it's worth the drive - food is excellent.

                                                                    29. V

                                                                      Visconde

                                                                      New England

                                                                      9 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      9 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 14, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Terrific food, the outdoor dining experience was lovely as it's easy to communicate with fellow diners since the noise level there is moderate. The service was very good as well. I highly recommend this restaurant, especially for those seeking fine South American cuisine.

                                                                    30. EM

                                                                      EricM

                                                                      New England

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 13, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                      Nice atmosphere, and the tables had decent space. The spicy skirt steak tacos were tasty, along with the plantains.

                                                                    31. L

                                                                      Luis

                                                                      New England

                                                                      40 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      40 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 12, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great food. Try the shrimp with coconut. Also the paella. And arepas. Great place to have tasty authentic food.

                                                                    32. S

                                                                      Steeeve

                                                                      New England

                                                                      69 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      69 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 26, 2018

                                                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                      I have been here several times and it has been consistently delicious. Good drinks, excellent variety of food. They have a nice patio for the summer too, but inside or out, it is comfortable and pleasant. I will definitely go back.

                                                                    33. A

                                                                      Anne

                                                                      New England

                                                                      19 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      19 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 23, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great meal and service. Had the fish tacos. They never disappoint.

                                                                    34. l

                                                                      lfinchy5

                                                                      New England

                                                                      9 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      9 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 20, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service2ambience4

                                                                      Other than waiting over 10 minutes to get a coconut mojito, the food was excellent. I was completely turned off by the hostess who would not seat us at the round corner booth. They have a few of them, all were empty at the time. In fact, the restaurant never filled up. I hope La Casa De Pedro educates and trains their front staff better on their decision-making or ability to think and keep a customer happy. The paella was divine and the server was nice, but we had to wait what seemed like forever for our drinks. I've been here many times and never had a problem, so not sure what is going on.

                                                                    35. HP

                                                                      HarveyP

                                                                      New England

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 20, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      We had a wonderful evening at the restaurant - again! The outdoor seating arrangements were very comfortable; the service was terrific, the food was interesting, reasonable prices and well prepared, the noise level was busy but also "just right" for conversation and the view at night was lovely. It's come to be one of our "go-to" places for a low key but nonetheless very enjoyable and totally reliable night out with good friends.

                                                                    36. DP

                                                                      DilipP

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 17, 2018

                                                                      overall4food4service3ambience3

                                                                      Good food, but poor service as we were rushed to order our main meals because the chef had to leave.

                                                                    37. AV

                                                                      AndyV

                                                                      New England

                                                                      29 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      29 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 17, 2018

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      As one of perhaps two Venezuelan restaurants in the Boston-area, La Casa de Pedro is unique and because of this, plays an out-sized role maintaining the country's culinary traditions. Luckily, La Casa de Pedro delivers the (culinary) goods. I remember when Pedro ran a much smaller restaurant of the same name perhaps 25 years ago in Watertown and how much I enjoyed the food and service then. The current Arsenal Center for the Arts location, is quite an upgrade from the restaurant's early digs yet it still manages to create a lovely atmosphere where the service folks make you feel like you're at home, one of the family. The food is uniformly excellent, whether you fancy the excellent steaks, the fish, roast chicken, or pork. There are many other options, but one of these categories is usually our preference. I personally like the half-roasted chicken and the pork osobucco. The trout or red snapper (when available) are also excellent as is the churassco (marinaded and grilled steak). The ceviche changes regularly; last time it was octopus and if you were always hesitating, this is where to try some! Desserts in many latin american restaurants usually amount to various flans and a nod to some generic chocolate cake of some sort. Recently La Casa de Pedro introduced a cream-stuffed churros with vanilla ice cream which I highly recommend. The coffee (usually the weak spot in most restaurants) is acceptable and I usually go for the cappuccino which is fresher and more flavorful. I could spend an entire review on the cocktail menu alone. You could order beer or wine but why would you? There are more Margaritas, Pisco Sours, Caiporinhas, and Mojitos, and specialty drinks, then there are stars in heaven! Oh one last word about the pricing. Considering the service quality , atmosphere, the astonishing variety of entrees and the kitchen's ability to consistently prepare them well, along with ample portions, the value is quite good. Highly recommended!

                                                                    38. r

                                                                      richardm

                                                                      New England

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 17, 2018

                                                                      overall3food4service2ambience4

                                                                      Service ok but with limitations. Had to ask for bread and then also had to ask for butter. It all came after entree served instead of before. Had to struggle to get attention. Music ok but too loud. A 97 dB scale meaning no more than an hour without hearing damage. Food was good but a bit bland especially for Venezuelan food. No salt or pepper on the table. But we were treated well by receiving desk. White sangria seemed slightly low in rum.

                                                                    39. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New England

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      1.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 16, 2018

                                                                      overall1food1service4ambience3

                                                                      Father’s day

                                                                    40. V

                                                                      Vinnie

                                                                      New England

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 14, 2018

                                                                      overall4food5service3ambience5

                                                                      For such a slow afternoon staff were not that attentive or customer service oriented. They were good servers- not great. Took forever to get the check. I've been here 3 other times over the past couple of years. Food and atmosphere always great-the staff just so so.

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                                                                    • Neighborhood

                                                                      Watertown

                                                                    • 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

                                                                    • Cuisines

                                                                      South American, Mexican

                                                                    • Dining style

                                                                      Casual Dining

                                                                    • Dress code

                                                                      Casual Dress

                                                                    • Public transit

                                                                      MBTA Bus 70 runs next to us

                                                                    • Payment options

                                                                      AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                    • Executive chef

                                                                      Pedro Alarcon

                                                                    • Entertainment

                                                                      Live music on Friday and Saturday

                                                                    • Additional

                                                                      Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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