Stuffed with spicy chicken, savory beef or tasty cheese, no
one can resist an empanada – especially on National Empanada Day on April 8.
These popular pockets of dough come in endless varieties, but they’re always
Near our Octagon apartments, we have lots of restaurants
specializing in empanadas that you can either enjoy for takeout or delivery at
home or pop in your mouth right at the eatery. Check out these spots nearby on
National Empanada Day for a delicious lunch or dinner!
Empanada Mama, located at 765 9th Ave, New York which is 20 minutes from your Octagon apartment, is a 24/7 restaurant serving empanadas and arepas top a menu of Latin goodies like plantain chips and guacamole.
Socrates Nanas, who founded Empanada Mama, had a fool proof
plan to feed the masses: big flavors in small packages! The menu of more than 40
empanadas stuffed and sealed with wheat- or corn-based shells is designed to
hit a nostalgic nerve. Whatever flavors you like, you can expect them here,
wrapped in a warm, yielding pocket.
located at 1725 2nd Ave, New York which is 16 minutes from your Octagon
apartment, is an Argentinean steakhouse serving grilled beef, empanadas and
other standards in a casual, contemporary space.
Libertador, the vision of Pablo and Xiomara Castro,
beautifully showcases the flavors of Argentina and rustic Gaucho culture. For
15 years it has known nothing but success as a provider of the best USDA prime cuts,
cooked to savory perfection, as well as casual classics such as empanadas. Its
warm ambience, impressive wine list and outstanding food have made it a staple
of the city.
765 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019
1725 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128