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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)
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian
763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

I have been here several times and have order all kind of food from the menu, lately I had three tacos (heavenly) and pierna asada empanada (glorious), my feeling is that no matter your order you cannot go wrong. My hubby and I had a...More

Thank Juantoronto
Reviewed February 26, 2018

I went there twice with my husband to eat empanadas and arepas, with fernet. They have a big menu. The music is a little bit too high, it's very hard to talk. Some customers were rude not allowing people to grab a sit in the...More

Thank maite b
Reviewed December 26, 2017

After going out, until 4am, I was very hungry! Just around the corner, from where I had been, here was the answer to my hunger! I had the Mama's Nachos, added a fried egg, extra goodness! Nice staff, good - loooking, good atmosphere, and, open...More

1  Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Love this Colombian food restaurant in Hell's Kitchen. I just ate here with several friends and we had a wonderful lunch. The food was really good. The service was excellent and friendly and fast. It's not inexpensive but nothing in NYC really is. I highly...More

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed October 26, 2017

I've loved this place for year. Whenever I visit NYC (twice a year) I will stop in. Now, a few years back, this location had a fire and was closed for some time. It is now open again, about seemingly about 4 times bigger than...More

Thank TripByTy
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Really nice restaurant in a great street within the Hells Kitchen Area. We've been helped by Angel, a really nice and kind guy! The food was delicious and we'd recommend the Platain chips with guacamole on the side because it goes perfectly with all the...More

Thank Marijn L
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This was my first time actually eating in the restaurant. We usually order these late at night for room service when we visit NY. Even better inside because we had good service and nothing's better than piping hot food. We ordered a variety of tasty...More

Thank Created2Travel
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Wonderful little spot with fantastic food. They will make, fresh and hot, any number of empanadas with various fillings, in several different types of shells. We had spicy, mild, savory, and sweet on our trips there. It is small, so huddle up and enjoy meeting...More

Thank Carroll G
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Enjoyed delicious ham & cheese empanada, guacamole, plantain chips, and a mango shake. Tiny restaurant and the single restroom was unavailable for repair (not fun for a pregnant gal). Otherwise, very much enjoyed our lunch.

Thank SuzyG19
Reviewed February 10, 2016

If you are in NYC and you don't get a take out from here, you really are missing something !!! This place is amazing - the best empanada's I have ever had. Their selection is huge - from the more traditional to ones with more...More

Thank Jez G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-698-9008
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