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“Just ok”
Review of Empanada Mama - CLOSED

Empanada Mama
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Colombian, Latin, South American
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed March 27, 2012

We had to wait two hours to eat here,very popular place and a very cheap eat. Unfortunately for us we didn't have a good experience. We asked the waiter how big the empanadas are so we could order accordingly and she said that she eats six, so we ordered alot and ended up overeating and taking half home. The sangria sucked and there was a long hair in our food. They were good about it though and did not charge us for the arepa and even gave us a new one. The food was good though and well priced, but I don't know if I'd be willing to wait again that long to eat.

Thank travelnutMexico
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Reviewed March 26, 2012

Went with the family on a Saturday for lunch. This place is really small, approximately nine tables and some wall seating. We had to wait a few minutes for a table but it was was worth the wait. Fried plantains with guac is the perfect appetizer. We had the Philly cheesesteak, spinach and cheese, Cuban, cheeseburger, pepperoni pizza, American- and a few more. All were hot and delicious. The mojitos are also very good and the kids loved their flavored lemonades. Beware, they add 18% gratuity to parties of four or more, not the normal parties of eight we are used to seeing.

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Thank ica1972
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Reviewed March 24, 2012

This is a very cute restaurant, and its open 24h and delivers. I would recommend the pizza empanada, and the plantain chips and guacamole. Yumm! They do offer gluten free options (corn empanadas, but i didn't like them as much...)

Thank danielleceulemans
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

This restaurant was great! My girlfriend and I were looking for a place that would be unique but also not too expensive and this place was perfect. It's really small, and seating is limited, but if you get a table then the food and service is great. Make sure to order enough because the empanadas are small. Also be prepared to wait if the restaurant is full... there are probably only about 10 tables.

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Thank Soundpilot
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

Fun place, good to try their empanadas. Unfortunately they aren't at all like the excellent ones in Argentina.

Thank lexi1980
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