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50 S Mason St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4040
+1 540-434-2020
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Chantilly, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a great restaurant with truly excellent Latin American Cuisine. The restaurant has a laid back, casual feel, reminiscent of the types of diners that the locals in Latin American countries would choose to eat at. My wife and I read the reviews and are frequent visitors to Harrisonburg so we decided to check it out. It was also... More 

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Thank rbliebl
Christiansburg, Virginia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in for dinner while strolling around town. It's a little hole in the wall place but comfortable inside and the food was fantastic. I had a chicken cachapa and my wife had a sandwich special served on plantain instead of a bread bun with yuca frita on the side. We had no idea what we... More 

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Thank CburgHokieHoos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and had never tried Caribbean food. It was so good. Not over powering with spice. Blended flavors. Really tasty. We will be back.

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Thank Jan C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting from out of town with my family when we found this place. We are Venezuelan so we are very picky with our Latin food. Las Chamas did not disappoint. The food was fresh, delicious, and authentic. Service was excellent!

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Thank Denisse V
Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Love the food here. The vegetarian wrap is out of this world, and the garlic sauce is the best! A great place for take out, or stay in to watch soccer on their big tv.

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Thank Shannon33_13
Springfield, Virginia
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233 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Doesn't look like anything special but don't be deceived by the furnishings; this food is spectacular. If you are on a budget, this is the place to go. If you haven't eaten Venezuelan food before, I highly recommend the $10 combo plate which is a great opportunity to try 5 different foods. Mix it up, try beef filling in one,... More 

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2 Thank Robin B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

I'm Venezuelan and found this restaurant to be super delicious! I had the pabellon arepa, the pastelisto with ham and cheese and an empanada with plantains. Just perfect. The service by waitress was wonderful and the owner makes all of the food herself. It was also super affordable. I was very impressed with this spot and totally recommend it!

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3 Thank rebecacristina
Charlottesville, Virginia
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422 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

We ate here on a Saturday in late August for a "comida" (a late big lunch). Between the three of us we had 8 arepas and a cachapa mixta. My son also had a batido de mora (a sort of boysenberry shake) and my husband and I had passionfruit juice. The arepas are a traditional Venezuelan street food: thick corn... More 

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3 Thank wombat1223
Farmville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this little restaurant. The decor isn't five star, but the food is excellent. The empanadas are a must try.

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Thank Nick D
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

I had the combo special which included 1 Arepa, 1 Pastelito, 1 Empanada, 1 Papa rellena, and 1 Order of Yuca Frita which was a good way to sample Caribbean food if you had never had it before. My favorite was the Arepa and next was the Empanada. I did not care for the Pastellio or the Yuca Frita (... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S Mason St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4040
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-2020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?