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Guasaca

4.6

2200 W Main St
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 294-8939
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Guasaca

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Photo of Brie Dorsey Brie Dorsey
Mar 7, 2019 5

I am never disappointed with this place. The food is great and the service is quick. If you’ve never had food from here try going during an off time. It gets super busy for lunch. But the staff is really nice and can help you to understand the menu. This one is located in a really busy center so parking can be tricky but to me that’s the only downside.

Photo of Ann Vogler Ann Vogler
Jun 15, 2019 5

Loved this place! Nice quick eat. Recommend the avocado chicken, steak, and vegetarian. We will definitely come again. High quality quick food.

Photo of Mike Marchetto Mike Marchetto
Jun 2, 2019 5

This counter service restaurant makes the perfect lunch. The food is so flavorful, unique, and filling. Pair it with a very walkable part of Durham and you have a great little afternoon.

Photo of Sourabh Boruah Sourabh Boruah
Apr 23, 2019 4

The best spot near Duke University for a quick and satisfying lunch. Arepas are neither too big, not too small. Just the right size. It may be time to scale up as the queue gets lengthy and it gets quite difficult to find a spot to park. Some seasonal perturbations in the menu, and a few more vegetarian options would be an icing on the cake.

Photo of Corinne Goudreault Corinne Goudreault
Jun 30, 2019 5

This food is so good! The arepas have always been fresh and well cooked when I have been there. The filling is always delicious. Their signature avocado sauce is good with everything. The salsas are very cilantro heavy so I stay away from them. Definitely recommend. Their catering is good as well.

Photo of Leighann Breeze Leighann Breeze
Jun 21, 2019 5

Quick Mexican counter service restaurant. The menu is short but everything is good. There is outdoor seating for people who bring their dogs everywhere (like me).

Photo of Grace Dodge Grace Dodge
Jun 25, 2019 5

Relatively cheap and super delicious. I’ve only ever had the vegetarian options, and they’ve all been amazing. The guasaca sauce is not to be missed and plantains are always a go to. Always more filling than I expect, which is not a problem in my book.

Photo of Zach Milne Zach Milne
Jul 1, 2019 4

Staff was super nice, helpful and polite. The avocado chicken was good. Not out of this world though.

Photo of Collette Jackson Collette Jackson
Jul 30, 2019 5

This South American restaurant has the best Arepas in town. The service is quick and friendly. I placed my order via telephone and it was ready in 5 minutes, being that I said I would pick it in a 10 minutes.

Photo of Eduardo Sandoval Eduardo Sandoval
Aug 12, 2019 5

First time in and I was really impressed. The service was quick and friendly. The arepa was cooked perfectly with a little crunch. The avocado chicken was awsome and the banana that I added to it was delicious! I will definitely be back!

Photo of Barbara Maha Barbara Maha
Jul 9, 2019 4

Stumbled into the place. Great casual restaurant near Duke hospital. Low cost for a great taste. Staff was kind enough to walk my father through the menu as he had never had arepas before. I like the corn based arepas best. Guacamole was also very good.

Photo of r largo r largo
Aug 25, 2019 4

great food! great variety! make sure you ask for the green sauce :) 4/5 - only because I feel like every time I go, have to wait 5-10 for them to make arepas or wait for another ingredient to come out. Service can use a bit of improvement.

Photo of Kaushik Hatti Kaushik Hatti
Sep 28, 2019 5

I was staying in that area for a week and ate at several places around there. Guasaca was the best and I ate here twice! I am sure to visit them whenever I am around that place. Great food.

Photo of Chris Dillman Chris Dillman
Nov 13, 2019 5

First time at this joint. Food was super good. Had a shredded pork bowl with black eyed peas, black beans, pico, and their signature guacamole concoction. Super tasty and super filling. Service was wonderful as well. Thanks for the effort folks!

Photo of Elizabeth Evans Elizabeth Evans
Nov 12, 2019 5

I ordered Guasaca for an event that benefited the organization I work for. It was such an easy process and the manager Mauricio is so patient and easy to work with. If I could give this place a 6th star, I really would. My team is so grateful for businesses like this and hope to continue partnering in the future.

Photo of Jennifer Hennigan Jennifer Hennigan
Oct 25, 2019 5

Fresh food at a reasonable price and infinitely better than Chipotle or Moe's. The cilantro sauce is delicious and unique. Haven't had anything like it elsewhere.

Photo of Lindsey C Lindsey C
Nov 6, 2019 5

Sometimes I eat here for lunch multiple days in a row. Not because it's convenient (it's not... parking can be tough at lunchtime), but because I just adore their arepas that much. The guasaca and cilantro sauce are amazing.

Photo of Lizzie Gerber Lizzie Gerber
Oct 25, 2019 5

Very fresh and yummy. It would be great if the bowl could be larger.That being said, I did think the quality of food was above average.