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Tango's Subs and Empanadas

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701 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706-2034
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I drove right by this place far too many times.What I found when I finally stopped ....yum. The best meat sandwich in the Treasure Valley. Buy a Gaucho when you're hungry and the comfort food memories will flood your mind. Then do an apple for desert ...oh my!

Thank KcirtapNosnibor
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is easily the best value for indulgent food in Boise. I have eaten here several times, tried several empanadas, and have loved every delicious bite. They do have sandwiches if you are with a group and want something not deep fried. I have never tried them, because their empanadas are so frickin' good! If you try nothing else, you... More 

Thank Steve M
Boise, Idaho
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is just fantastic. Simple food made fresh, cheap, and fast. The assortment of empanadas available means everyone can find something (or two or three or ten things) that they like, and all of them are made to order. One of my favorite places.

Thank crhess
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and a fantastically genuine family that runs the place. The place is simple. No fancy decorations just great food and service.

Thank Mike S
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband lived in Argentina for a couple years and he loves this place! And that says a lot cause he is picky when it comes to empanadas! Haha. Truly authentic, very good sized empanadas, and so delicious. We have already been here a couple times and it will definitely become a staple in our home. They also have other... More 

Thank cmck49
Fruitland, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to me by a coworker. He wouldn't shut up about the tres leches empanada so I had to check it out. Boy I am glad I did. I had the Guacho and the Carmelo empanadas and they were so good!!! It is a little cramped inside, but everyone was so nice and jovial it didn't even... More 

Thank AraCope
Liberal, Kansas
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd only ever had dessert empanadas prior to eating at Tango's so I wasn't sure how it would be. They were pretty good. It wouldn't be my favorite to go to all the time since pretty much everything is deep fried! But...an empanada, fries & a drink for 5 bucks is a pretty good deal. They are super friendly too,... More 

Thank LalaMags
Boise, Idaho
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

First, this seems to be a family business and the owners are super friendly. So, I say if you want something different then please try Tangos. Of course, the food and spices are very unique and enjoyable. So, I am trying to cut them some slack. However, this place is a food truck with 4 walls. You order at the... More 

Thank MrCustoms
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154 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

They also have a new location in Nampa (Nampa/Caldwell Blvd) too! Great, consistent food and awesome service! Highly recommend both locations! Love their desserts too!

Thank Soiled
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Try this place! Tango's has the best empanadas around. The owner is super friendly. The prices are very reasonable. I can't wait to become a regular.

Thank Tim U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Fast Food, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706-2034
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 208-322-3090
Amazing local food at low price. Genuine argentinean and american-style empandas and subs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?