Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.50mi
  2. Distance: 0.66mi
  3. Distance: 0.69mi
  4. Distance: 1.26mi

Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.50mi
  2. Distance: 0.66mi
  3. Distance: 0.69mi
  4. Distance: 1.26mi

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.

343 Arsenal St.
Watertown, MA 02472
View Larger Map

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

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 923-8025

Website:
http://lacasadepedrolatincuisine.com/

Entertainment:
Live music on Friday and Saturday

Public Transit:
MBTA Bus 70 runs next to us

Executive Chef:
Pedro Alarcon

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

Additional:
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:
http://lacasadepedro.com/watertown/events/8932#events

La Casa De Pedro Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.0

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (21)
Good for a Date (19)
Great for Outdoor Dining (18)
See All
Creative Cuisine (18)
Authentic (17)
Good for Groups (16)
Live Music (16)
Tapas (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Casual (14)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Spicy (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Romantic (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Business Meals (4)
Cozy (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
People Watching (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Notable Wine List (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Live Sports (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Sort by
S
872 reviews
Loading Reviews ...

vip
 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

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!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Live Music, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Great find for us! Beautiful romantic atmosphere old world charm. Food and service fantastic. Cannot wait to return

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

I am Puerto Rican and I love latin food. Not many good ones in greater Boston area.

Tags: Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great meal with friends! Had to wait a bit for our Margaritas but it was worth the wait.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service3
value5

vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Always a lively and friendly place. Food is very consistent. The fried plantains are awesome.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service4
value3

 
·Dined on November 5, 2017

The rice and beans was very salty. We could consume it. Food is good. Could use less salt overall and more seasonings.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience4
service4
value4

 
·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great place to go with family , it was my mom birthday she enjoyed I definitely recommend la casa de Pedro to my friends and family. Loved

Tags: Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Fun
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on November 4, 2017

It was our first time going and we loved everything from the ambience to the food to the price. We will definitely will be coming back.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Cozy, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Excellent food and service. Great ambiance. Wonderful place to meet friends.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

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.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food1
ambience4
service3
value3

 
 (Naples)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Open Table reservation not honored - they said there was no reservation. Food very good, almost too much of it! Next door to playhouse so very convenient. Plenty of parking when we went.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service4
value3

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food , pleasant and efficient staff, fun atmosphere

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Never disappoints; drinks and food are great; love the live music.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Definitely would return the food is well prepared,fresh and very flavorful!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

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.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food1
ambience3
service1
value1

vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food and great service!

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

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.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service3
value3

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Venezuela around the corner. Good food and ambiance

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value3

vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Our server forgot part of our order. She never came back to ask if we wanted another drink and when we were ready for the check she disappeared. It’s usually better service. The food is always great.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Fun
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service1
value2

 
 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

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

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent meal. Good choices fair prices, excellent service. Could not ask for more

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Fun spot with a super cool interior. Food is descent, but not exceptional. Waitstaff was prompt and gracious.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Probably won’t go back again. Place has gone down hill. Disappointed in service and food is over salted.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food1
ambience3
service2
value2

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Food was okay, a bit too salty and the salmon was overcooked and dry. Charged extra fo taco shells on an appetizer that lacked shells ? ! Tacky.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience4
service3

vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I've been here several times since I live nearby. As always, the food was impeccable however the service was definitely subpar. The bartender was our server for the night so we didn't get much attention and the meal took a while to come to us.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service2
value4

vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

The food is good. My only complaint would be that the portion are way too big. I do not like to waste or doggy bag, and I hate to leave food wasted on my plate.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This was not a good experience. The food (bacalao) was overly spicy although the menu didn't warn it was spicy. The white sangria tasted like hard liquor although the menu only listed wine in the ingredients. We were charged $35 for the white sangria, although that is the price for champagne version and ours was supposed to be $30. At first the setting was quiet enough to talk but then a band started playing and it was impossible to visit with our friends who we don't see very often. The music would have been nice if that had been the purpose of our visit but it was overpowering otherwise!

1 person found this review helpful.
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience2
service3
value2

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

I have eaten at Casa de Pedro many times prior to attending the theater. This past Saturday was very disappointing. The only thing good was eating outside. We were seated at 6:25pm. We were not served our food until 45 minutes after we ordered. My fish, although cooked, was barely lukewarm. The service was very poor, although the wait staff was pleasant.
I was very disappointed.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food1
ambience4
service1
value1

vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I do find the food choice and quality to be quite nice. The ambiance is authentic and eating outdoors is a real treat as you don't know you're in the middle of Watertown. Quite reasonable for a family dinner or just a night out. I return several times a season.

1 person found this review helpful.
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value5

vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 12, 2017

A truly delightful restaurant in the Arsenal Mall. The food is creative, nicely prepared and the service is friendly and efficient. I continue to return here for something other than Italian and American fare.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Spicy, Late-night Find, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service4
value4

 
·Dined on September 10, 2017

Food as great. The Atmosphere was beautiful. Live band was amazing. Prices are a little on the high side for what you get. Over all a great experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Excellent fish dishes, skilled waiters, fast services. Will go again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Our server seemed to forget about us. Had to be asked 3 times for water... once we were done eating, cleared some plates and left the rest for 20 Minutes. Then had to wait even longer to get our check.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service2
value3

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Great Tapas and excellent services and great drinks!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Casual, Fun, Spicy
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We live close by and eat here often. The food is consistently great, the portions large, and the wait staff very friendly. We usually get one of the seafood/fish dishes. The chicken vegetable soup is a favorite starter, although almost large enough to be a meal in itself. One of our guests decided to get a couple of appetizers instead of a main meal and ended up with more food than we did.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Waitress was un attentive and did not check to see if everything was ok or if we needed anything else. Very disappointing. food portions have also shrunk. We used to go here a lot but in response to the last two experiences, that will be it for us.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience3
service1
value2

vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Excellent. The best Heuvos Rancheros in greater Boston! I came after breakfast hours and was still accommodated.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Went here for dinner spur of the moment after helping our daughter move. We had never had Venezuelan food and we were not disappointed. The food is excellent! The service was wonderful...our server was attentive but not intrusive. We had a very relaxing meal. Perfect way to end a busy day! Highly recommend!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Wonderful food, drink, ambiance, and staff! After being a faithful customer for the past five years, the food--like the drink--menu could be expanded to include more variety of appetizers and entrees. It would keep the "regulars" coming back more frequently !

Tags: Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Authentic, Live Music, Tasting Menu
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service4
value3

vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We love this place. The food never disappoints. Our waiter was excellent tonight. He made great recommendations.
Favorites are the spicy skirt steak tacos and the jalapeño margarita.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Report this review as inappropriate?

If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.