We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Empa Mundo

3977 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5706
+1 972-746-4516
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“chorizo” (12 reviews)
“empanadas” (79 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Latin, Argentinean, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
3977 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5706
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (106)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

These are fantastic, I have been back twice since my 1st time last month. All kinds of choices to satisfy any tastebuds. Personnel are super nice! If you never had them, you should try!

Thank Looknup8689
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Your basic Google search for "food near me" lead to the question: how many kinds of empanadas can there be? Answered by going to find out. Argentine empanadas are smaller but thicker versions of the fried pies I've enjoyed in Texas and beyond. Just more...More

1  Thank quash8
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Lunch on the way to DFW, Empa Mundo stands out in a search of nearby restaurants with their great reviews. I thought i was in the wrong place when I pulled up and was sure of it when I went in but when I took...More

Thank Roughinet
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Great lunch with friends and a few criolla/beef, chicken, corn and a guava/cheese one to top it off... excellent quality and service👍!!!

Thank chrismhayman
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Trip Advisor and all previous reviewers, you scored on this recommendation! It was 107F at 7:00 Pm when I set out for dinner...Not at all far from my hotel, and about 7 miles from DFW, this restaurant wins on location! The great smile...More

Thank RobbieTSC
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Stopped after getting into DFW near lunch. Small place but very welcoming. Easy to order except way too many options to try in one sitting. My eyes were too big and I ordered 4pc but could only eat 2 and so took the other 2...More

Thank dahler
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is my fourth visit to this treasure of a hole in the wall. The owner already remembers me by name ask ask about my daughter and her boyfriend. By the way the empanada is out of this world. I keep bringing my friends here...More

Thank Yuki N
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Yumm....Between my wife and I we ate 9 empanadas. They were all delicious and full of meat cheese and yummy stuff. My favorite is the cheesesteak empanada. My wife's favorite is the sweet potato empanada. Doesn't matter what you order, they were all delicious. The...More

Thank Carlos60805
Reviewed May 31, 2018

5 of us went to dinner at Empa Mundo and had a wonderful time! The host was very friendly and helpful, the menu was simple but varied and the atmosphere welcoming. Since you order by the single Empanada we ordered a nice variety to share...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We absolutely loved everything we tried. Such a great concept and very reasonably priced. There was such a good variety of both savory and sweet empanadas. So happy that I was introduced to this gem of an establishment.

Thank Rob B
Nearby HotelsSee all 80 hotels in Irving
HomeTowne Studios Dallas - Irving
63 reviews
.36 miles away
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Irving DFW South
329 reviews
1.43 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Irving/Dallas
13 reviews
1.60 miles away
Motel 6 Dallas - DFW Airport South
1 review
1.63 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Po' Melvin's Down Home Cookin
76 reviews
.24 miles away
Maki Boy
47 reviews
.40 miles away
Pho Empire
41 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Irving Arts Center
64 reviews
1.96 miles away
Mandalay Canal
76 reviews
3.08 miles away
Toyota Music Factory
42 reviews
2.98 miles away
Las Colinas Flower Clock
16 reviews
2.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Empa Mundo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3977 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: +1 972-746-4516
  • E-mail
Empa Mundo is happy to bring Gourmet Argentinean empanadas to the metroplex! Come visit us for pleasant service and a delicious meal!! It's a super casual mom and pop spot, and we're BYOB, so bring a bottle or 6 pack with you if you'd like. See you soon!!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing