Arepas Pues, the Latin American restaurant at 8555 Fenton St. in Silver Spring, is closing for remodeling, according to the restaurant’s Facebook page.

The outlet, which opened in 2016, intends close Dec. 24-25 and reopen on Dec. 26 with not only a new look, but also a change in their service.

“We’ve decided to continue offering quality food but at a faster pace, we’ll no longer be a full service restaurant, but a hybrid,” the announcement reads.

The restaurant specializes in both Colombian and Venezuelan versions of arepas, the griddled, stuffed corncakes popular in both countries, along with soups.

Arepas Pues also offers Cuban food.

Screenshot for Arepas Pues Facebook page.

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Arepas Pues Closing for Remodeling, Service Changes

Arepas Pues Closing for Remodeling, Service Changes

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Arepas Pues Closing for Remodeling, Service Changes