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Jumbo Empanadas

245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
+1 416-977-0056
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (9 reviews)
“turnover” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Fast food, Spanish
245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2012

Don't bother with the imposters... these are the real deal and fresh made pico de gallo to boot!! Our fave is the juicy beef empanada, laced with salty olive, sweet succulent raisins and aromatic melt in your mouth caramelized onion.... how can you not stop...More

Thank KaWaMiDa
Reviewed 6 January 2012

We just love Kensington Market and the cultural diversity that it offers. Jumbo Empanadas is an easily missed nook tucked back from the street. A busy place to stop and partake in a little "pocket" of Chile. Perfect for lunch or a snack. You definitely...More

Thank tripicurious
Reviewed 1 December 2011

This is the perfect place to have a little piece of home in Toronto. Pastry tastes as home-.made, ingredients are carefully selected and the taste is excatly the same than in South America. It's great to have it as a quick lunch at work (not...More

Thank mainasb
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I'm not a big fan of the atmosphere...Jumbo empanadas is a dumpy little place in Kensington market. The counter service (stand in a long line to order, and wait a long time for it to be ready) is slow and often confused. The place is...More

Thank tadak
Reviewed 6 November 2011

I have been here several place and I always enjoyed my meal very much. The counter service is always very friendly. The homade empanadas are excellent (I don't recommend the vegetarien because it lacks a bit of flavor) and I can't stop eating the salsa...More

Thank Guillou_Guillou
Reviewed 11 September 2011

I've only been here once for a chicken empenada when I was starving but it was bad enough that I probably wouldn't try again. Didn't like the flavor and all I could smell on me for the rest of the day was onions. Also, gave...More

1  Thank beautifultree12
Reviewed 22 July 2011

The food is really good. The atmospere is a little rustic.

Thank Victorbose
Reviewed 20 July 2011

Jumbo Empanadas is justifiably known for their terrific empanadas, but don't forget their corn pies - just the right amount of EVERYTHING (and I mean everything - beef, chicken, hard boiled egg, olives, raisins, and of course, corn). But the best thing is that you...More

Thank etobianToronto
Reviewed 8 December 2009

I love this place! You'll find this quant shop in the middle of busy Kensington Market. Be sure to ask for lots of salsa!

Thank TiffanyRachelJ
Reviewed 2 December 2008

We just returned from a weekend in Toronto. After roaming through chinatown, we stopped to see what the Kensington Market was all about......for me it was the empanadas! Jumbo Empanandasis a tiny chilean run restaurant. i don't think it holds more than 14-15 people! (That...More

1  Thank pgh512
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-0056
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