Flavors of South America

Our menu includes old family recipes that blend the cuisines and favorite dishes of the Andes and the Caribbean – plus specials that take full advantage of fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

About Us

Orinoco: A Latin Kitchen is inspired by "taguaritas"-- rustic, inviting, family-run eateries found along Venezuelan roadsides. Our three neighborhood kitchens-- South End, Brookline Village, and Harvard Square-- are each a labor of love – opened and cared for by friends (all native Venezuelans) who are passionate about bringing authentic Latin American flavors and the warmth of traditional Latin culture to local diners. Each Orinoco offers an affordable, neighborhood-focused dining tradition that is known for being casual, lively and fun.

"...Whether you’re in Boston, Cambridge, or Brookline, there’s a killer empanada within walking distance."

Boston Magazine

Brookline Village &

Harvard Square

Reopening Friday, April 16!

We're happy to announce the reopening of our Brookline Village and Harvard Square locations.  It has taken tremendous effort and sacrifice and we're grateful for all the support and encouragement we've received these past few months.  Given the enormous effort required to get up and running after several months of hibernation, both locations will start with limited schedules and hours, until further notice. 

Dinner Only

Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday - Saturday: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Frontline Workers

with gratitude...

Say thanks and spread the love! Want to celebrate a deserving group of individuals or a favorite charity? We can help! Orinoco Catering services will prepare and deliver individually packaged meals on your behalf. With your support, Orinoco will offer “at-cost” prices for meals going to groups hard at work on the front-lines of COVID-19.  Contact us for more information...

brookline village


Harvard square


south end


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Established 2006.

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