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Casa Vieja Restaurant

1927 E. Belt Line Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75006
972-416-8172
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  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Takeout
This Colombian institution in Carrollton is best at the soups available as specials on certain weekends, like ajiaco, a chicken potato soup made with indigenous corn, or a Caribbean-influenced curried seafood bonanza. The bandeja paisa, a regional sampler plate, is excellent for newcomers to Colombian cuisine, and the empanadas are good too. Casa Vieja has a stage with live music on some nights.

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