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Empanada Man

20761 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-7739
+1 949-855-9257
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
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Pizza, Argentinian, South American
20761 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-7739
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My family loves this place! We go here almost every week and the staff is always friendly. We love trying the different flavors of Empanadas and have not found a flavor we don't like! Every bite is delicious! Each empanada is home made and tastes...More

Thank verdesage
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for something different. This places offers a variety of Italian and latino flavor. So if your in a mood for something small or a family feast this place has it. From pizza, pastas, sandwiches, empanada. Very tasty would definitely recommend next time your in...More

Thank Nora G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

When we are in town visiting the area, we stop by for a variety of empanadas. We usually get a dozen 6 to eat in at the restaurant with a salad and 6 to snack on later. Chorizo Spinach Ricotta & Mushrooms Chili Verde Pork...More

Thank 1TaylorFamily
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We have been going to Empanada Man for years and have enjoyed the pizza. Even though they are further and more expensive than other Pizzerias closer to home, we really like the Chimichurri, pink and pizza sauce, and they always give me little containers of...More

Thank scpirvine
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Went out on Saturday 9/12/15 for Dinner we read some reviews and found this place.Strip mall nothing special looking,But great food real Empanadas and the Pizza was great also,you can tell its different than the average Italian Pizzas.Back of the house has got it going...More

Thank ShawnAZ1
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We've been buying and enjoying empanadas here for years. Very authentic run by an Argentinian family. Their pizza is good two. Don't be surprised as there are a lot of Italians in Buenos Aires. Try the salteñas empanadas.

Thank David A
Reviewed 22 December 2014

I had lunch here on recommendation of hotel staff and the food was great. It has a lovely little cafe atmosphere and my food was prepared very quickly. Staff was polite and I'm glad I found this little place.

Thank jenjen994
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Excellent food to go and right across the street from our hotel. We found it rated well and were pleased to find the ratings were true.

Thank PleasureORBusiness
Reviewed 14 October 2014

If you are curious about trying Empanadas and you live anywhere near Lake Forest you need to visit Empanada Man. They have a variety of different kinds to choose from. Whether you are a meat eater or vegetarian they have something for you. They also...More

Thank ceez1
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This place is located across the street from the Prominence Hotel -- it's the only place across the street from the hotel. The food was good and the prices (for California) are reasonable.

1  Thank JoeKent
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20761 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-7739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-855-9257
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