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La Casa De Pedro

4.5
918 reviews
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$30 and under
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South American
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
South American, Mexican
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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
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Phone number
(617) 923-8025
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Pedro Alarcon
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Private party facilities
A great semi-private room available for your best convenience, weddings, birthday party or any event.
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Private party contact
Manager: (617) 923-8025
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Neighborhood
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Public transit
MBTA Bus 70 runs next to us
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Entertainment
Live music on Friday and Saturday
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Special events & promotions
http://lacasadepedro.com/watertown/events/8932#events
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
What 918 People Are Saying
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food
4.4
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My favorite restaurant for comfort food! My favorite is either La Verde with Steak or Carnitas Encembolladas! Definitely try Pedro's margarita or the Coconut Margarita. So great! (But STRONG! :D )

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great food and service

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

My husband and I went to La Casa de Pedro for our 26th anniversary. The first time we went was for New Year's Eve. We had so much fun the first time we decided to return. La Casa did not disappoint. I'm so glad we chose this restaurant. Live salsa music, terrific servers, bartenders and awesome food. I'm telling everyone about it. Will definitely be back!

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ZaErM 
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

The driest chicken I have ever eaten in my life. Flavor ranged from okay to bland. Cocktails were sickly sweet. Wine list was pretty lame.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

My wife and I went for a late valentines date and it was perfect. The food was so good, the waiter was very timely and the live music was the cherry on top.

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Ernie (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Jalapeño margaritas were horrible. Must be a new bartender as they have been excellent previously. Service a bit slow this time. Waiter forgot to bring sugar with our coffee.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We’ve always come on special occasions anniversaries Valentine’s Day birthdays meeting up with old friends and have always had a fantastic experience the food the other night was better than I anticipated we will continue to come back and recommend the restaurant to anyone who asks we now want to try the one in Boston have always gone to the one in Watertown

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vipRobinS (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

I had the most delicious chicken and vegetable soup ever!

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happyeater (New Mexico)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Love this place, despite not great service and average food. The atmosphere is super fun, drinks are awesome, and table configuration excellent for groups.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Have been there many times but this time it was very disappointing. To start off, had to deal with $12 valet fee which they’ve never charged before and was due to a “large party” having an event there. Why should that be passed on to a regular diner? Also, the whole attraction of going to a restaurant is the suburbs is not to also deal with city parking fees.

I had to send my steak back to be cooked some more but after a long wait time where we had to summon the waitress to ask for this to be done.

I realize that it was a Saturday night but still, there seemed to be plenty of wait staff around.

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Lrb1 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Best spicy margaritas
Food is always good
Portions are ample

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Fernando is an excellent server! The food never fails. The band and music is always good. On my top 5 to go list😊

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Islandsistah1 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We were a group of 13. Everything - food, service and especially cocktails - was delicious. Server was attentive and efficient.

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MarkO (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great place but service seemed a little slow and a waiter kept leaning ove our seat to service the table next to us so I was not an ideal spot

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BDandcompany (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We had a lovely afternoon! Food is always good and the wait staff is attentive. The atmosphere is fun.....definitely worth the trip!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Have been going to casa de Pedro for years and it never ceases to satisfy. Pedro was there, as he often is, checking in with staff and customers.

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Theatergoer (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The food was excellent, as was the service. We were going to the theater after dinner and our server was very sensitive to our time constraints. We were served and our bill settled in plenty of time to get to the theater. I had the De Los Roques salad and I've never seen it at another restaurant. It is excellent.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

La comida excelente y muy buena atención.
Lo recomiendo

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vipZeketurd (New England)
2.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Was seated in an area being covered by the bartender who was extremely pleasant but drink making was the priority. Sat an extremely long time before I was offered water or to order. My app came and because it was so uncreative ai didnt have much of a desire to order anymore. I was interested in the special until they told me the snapper had been replaced by haddock.

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NancyJ (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We were looking for something new and different and we found it! The restaurant is beautifully decorated In a South American/ Mexican style. There was even some live entertainment! I have celiac disease so I was relieved to hear that so many of their dishes are naturally gluten free. The Margaritas came first and they were delicious. We had Nachos (gluten free)and a Shrimp Appetizer Special(not gluten free). Dinner was very good and the portions were large - I brought home half my Pork Osso Bucco. There is a large outdoor dining area that we will check out when the weather warms up! The service was pretty good, the only complaint was that our water glasses were often empty- not a huge issue.

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PurpleLadyEats (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Met up with an old friend to catch up. Our nacho appetizers were a great start to our meal with the peach margarita for my friend and a regular margarita for me. Her trout and my salmon dish was so flavorful with the onion and peppers complimented with plantains. We share a coconut flan and I look forward to coming back soon.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We were very dissatisfied with the quality of food we received. We ordered tapas at 7:15 on a Friday night, so unless your chef, sous chef, and dishwasher all called out there is no excuse for the food we received. It appears as though whom ever prepared our meal was drunk. We ordered queso and received shredded Mexican cheese over kilbasa (it wasn’t chorizo like stated) all swimming in oil severed with chips from a bag. We ordered a steak tapas that was covered in granules of salt to the point where it was inedible. We ordered the yolanda’s Seafood mix which was suppose to be sautéed with a balsamic drizzle. We received a bowl of over fried seafood including mussels that were so old and over cooked we couldn’t get them out of the shell. My pina colada tasted like it had just looked at a bottle of rum. My date had requested a dry Riesling and got the sweetest option on the menu. Disgusting.

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NEvistor (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Wide variety menu with Hispanic influences

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Had a great time for my friends bday dinner

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brooklinegal (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Lunch with a friend- Service was outstanding, food was excellent and ambience allowed for an unrushed meal and chat.

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Mary (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

La Casa de Pedro is without a doubt my favorite restaurant. Amazing service, delicious food (and gluten free is easy!), and great ambiance. I so enjoy this restaurant!

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sini (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

The best meal I had there in all times I have visited! The drinks were on another level delicious and the food, I didn't want it to stop coming out.

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Bookgal29 (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

One of my favorite places for South American food. Good food at reasonable prices. Great bar scene so it can be loud! Great ambiance! Next door to New Rep theater in Watertown.

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Mmmmmmm (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Great for dates or groups. Come hungry, leave happy.

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SueH (New England)
3.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

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.

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