Venezuelan Restaurant ‘Juana’s’ To Open Downtown

Looking for new options downtown? Juana’s, a new casual Venezuelan restaurant, is coming to State College and might be the fix you need.

The establishment, which will be located at 129 S. Fraser Street, will serve authentic and traditional Venezuelan food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Their specialties are made from scratch with fresh ingredients, sourced locally and beyond.

Owners Ady Martinez and Hugo Romero named their new family business after Ady’s grandmother, Juana, who brought her recipes from Venezuela.

Although it won’t be open for another few weeks, Juana’s will host a series of promotional events on a regular basis in preparation.

For now, State College foodies can sample some arepas — a staple of Venezuela — and other specialties at the Downtown State College Farmers Market every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Mackenzie Cullen

Sadly, Mackenzie graduated from Penn State in 2022. She majored in English and served as one of Onward State's associate editors. You can keep up with her life and send compliments to @MackenzieC__ on Twitter.

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