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Empanada Mama - CLOSED

763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
+1 212-698-9008
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (314 reviews)
“guacamole” (62 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (11 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian
763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
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21 - 30 of 474 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This place was great! My wife and i shared 3 empanadas. The cuban, the reggaton, and the spicy chicken empanadas. All of the we were very flavorful. The reggaton was my favorite. The filling reminded me of jambalaya. The spicy chicken definitely had spicy so...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 4 January 2016

the Viagra and Brazil are the best ones! Also the smoothies are yummy. the perfect on the go quick bites. Slightly overpriced but tasty.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank nJoy100
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have been there before, but I was in the area and wanted quick lunch. I got the meat and the mushroom baked esplanades and they were good.. It van get pricey if you start ordering many, at $4 a puce.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Sergio K
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

If looking for good South American food, I would opt for Nano's. Empanada Mama is a quaint restaurant that specializes in empanadas which I would advise you to stick with - the beef corn empanada was great. I also ordered the arroz con pollo and...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Keyanna C
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great place for Hispanic cuisine. Stopped in with my wife and cousin. They enjoyed the happy hour specials and I enjoyed the empanadas. The Cuban was extra tasty. Shakes were also good.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank joshuam462
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is definitely not a luxury restaurant, but if you are in the mood for a great, authentic down to earth food, this is the place.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank KMK999
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Started coming here for lunch when I worked nearby, don't get there nearly enough now. Can't beat the price for top quality, fresh food. The spicy chicken definitely lives up to its name, and is the favorite of two of us. The brazil is another...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Tasty food and quick service Recommend the peporoni pizza empanadas and the dessert empanadas 🌯🌮🌭🍕🍝🍖🍗🌶🍞🍎🍐🍊🍋🍏🍹🍮🍺🍦

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank BlueGardenShed
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Great empanadas and their guacamole was very good. My husband that doesn't like to eat guacamole tried it and he liked it! Staff was very nice. Definitely we recommend!

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Gisselle B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Excellent food - very busy especially on weekends so if you are hungry make sure you are good to wait. At our last visit we were told the wait would be 30 minutes but it took only about 10 minutes. The selection of empanadas is...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Traveling_a_lot4fun
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Hell's Kitchen
  • Neighbourhood: Hell's Kitchen
  • Phone Number: +1 212-698-9008
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