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Casa Vieja Restaurant

1927 E. Belt Line Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75006


  • Takeout
  • Reservations Accepted
This unassuming Colombian spot in a Carrollton strip mall is one of those restaurants that feel as comfortable and welcoming as being at home. Casa Vieja offers seafood dishes from the Caribbean coast and meaty platters typical of the Andes. Yucca, plantains and corn are staples. If anything can inspire a pilgrimage from Dallas up to Carrollton for Colombian food, though, it’s the specialty soups Casa Vieja serves on the first and last Sundays of the month. First Sundays mean a massive seafood stew, cazuela de mariscos, loaded with more or less every edible sea creature. Coconut milk and a subtle, comforting mix of spices are the base of a hearty reddish broth brimming with shrimp, squid, lobster, clams and more. The cazuela is big enough for two, served with buttery rice, yucca and avocado, and good enough to plan a weekend around.

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