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Mambo Empanadas

313 Union Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1517
+1 201-933-3888
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“causa” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Peruvian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
313 Union Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1517
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Way more than empanada's. The best chaufa around. If you don't know what that is , ita peruvian version of Chinese fried rice, but it tastes fresh and isn't oily and doesn't make you feel sick. I highly recomend getting that with the pollo vacca...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank M9458KKnicks
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I've only had food delivered from here and they are consistently on point. Love their lomo saltado. Their chaufa is vegetarian and doesn't lack on flavor. They have one of the best shrimp empanadas I've ever tasted. Hoping to visit the physical location one day.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank SweetMist
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A fan of Mambo Tea House, I had to try this recent addition to the neighborhood. I found it a bit pricey and had to wait for quite a bit for my takeout order (restaurant was almost empty), but the food and dessert was pretty...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank EneriG
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I love this place. We needed a Latin American restaurant in the area. Great food, nice decoration, good music and service. And they also make your sangria :). I recommend this place to dine in or to go. I loved the salmon and the avocado...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Na D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I had only 20 minutes for lunch and I'm so happy I came here. I ordered a beef empanada that was cooked to perfection. I also had a chicken chaufa that left me hungry for me. This place is definitely one of my favorite places...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank BurtNun
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We frequent their sister restaurant, Mambo Tea House, also in Rutherford, and were therefor anxious to try this new addition. With welcoming outdoor and indoor seating and friendly servers, we felt at home right away. There is a pleasant atmosphere. They can boast of excellent...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank MenschinNJ
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I finally stopped by this restaurant for take out (lunch). We ordered cuban sandwich with yuca fries and empanadas (ground beef, shredded chicken breast, and cheeseburger). Sandwich was tasty and not heavy at all. All empanadas were excellent! Prices were perfect. And...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Masae S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my daughters and was very pleased with the empanadas quality and generous portion. Definitely going back. Prices are reasonable as well.

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Ti-Sheng L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, attentive staff in a casual Latin themed setting. This is a sister restaurant of the original, Mambo Tea House. A great addition to the West End of Rutherford.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Chanunez
Reviewed 9 May 2017

So excited about this sister location. Such a nice addition to the neighborhood. Amazing empanadas! Definitely recommend the chicken and the shrimp w/garlic.So fresh and each ingredient comes through. Perfection! And fantastic service the girls up front were so friendly. Congrats to all involved. Will...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank NYCAlarmGal
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Restaurant Details

Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Union Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1517
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-933-3888
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