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Island Empanada

601-13 Portion Rd, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-4584
+1 631-617-6427
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“empanadas” (24 reviews)
“pernil” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
601-13 Portion Rd, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-4584
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped in to take a variety pack for a party. Yum! Every flavor was a tasty, fresh, hot bundle of joy. We'll be back!

Thank EForste
roypr9, Owner at Island Empanada, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review! I am happy to know that you loved the food and I look forward to your return. Thank you for your business and your recommendation. Thank you, - Roy, Owner

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My spouse and I were in the area visiting and decided to stop in for lunch. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was inviting. The decor is basic and simple but the establishment is very clean. Our food was prepared quickly. The empanadas were...More

Thank Rockstar1972
roypr9, Manager at Island Empanada, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thanks for stopping in! I’m glad you decided to give us a try, and very pleased to know that you enjoyed your meal and service. I look forward to the next opportunity to serve you! Thank you, - Roy, Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Hands down. The most phenomenal empanadas...ever! Just fantastic. So perfectly made. So tasty. So many option. Counter service is sometimes barely so-so, but the food it unbeatable!

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Fresh and tasty with many varieties. Not health food just good food. A great place to stop with friends

Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have always gotten our Empanadas from Queens or Brentwood. But I have to say this place has some of the BEST that we every tasted. All the different varieties will keep you coming back to try new ones!

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for quick snack. Fresh food, tasty, variety of options available. Very clean. Staff went extra to offer me specials as first-time guest. I love the feel of culture! A new favorite!

Thank PastorSharin W
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped in for lunch numerous times and have used them for catering too - everything always terrific! Love all the empanadas and the potato balls are outstanding!

Thank Lsavino1
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Island Empinada is a great alternative to run of the mill fast food. They have a great mix of empinadas to try

Thank Stukiwi
Reviewed 21 September 2016

over priced, small portions and not that great of a place to dine in. Very disappointed in this place. never returned.

Thank Loves2travel271
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

5 stars for this place. The owner has Puerto rican back round, but this plave has more Caribbean flair. Little clean place, good service, great deals. We always get the family box, with a big side of rice and beans. Favorites shrimp and mango, latin...More

Thank karensQ3717PM
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601-13 Portion Rd, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-4584
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Lake Ronkonkoma
  • Phone Number: +1 631-617-6427
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