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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” (331 reviews)
“guacamole” (63 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (11 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, South American, Colombian, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Love this place love the food ... Order for pick up and u have the best quick food - open 24 hours so u will always be satisfied and it gets crowded so keep that in mind but it is totally worth

Thank Ickis10
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Love at first sight!!! Amazing guacamole, home made nachos, and the empanadas.... Delicious!!!! Margaritas, service, I couldn't give them anything less than a 5 stars...

1  Thank Marcus R J
Reviewed 16 October 2015

A small place but very good. Fun eating next to people you don't know. H ad the chicken soup and the chicken corn empinada. Both were excellent.

Thank mogolflady
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Have wanted to try this place for a while. Went solo for lunch when in town. Servers were friendly and approachable. Empanada's were great, excellent prices, clean and efficient.

1  Thank Berries20
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

After a morning run at Central Park, my buddy and I decided to go grab some grub. Not knowing where to go, didn't want to jostle elbows on a Sunday morning, and dealing with over crowded diners, we popped into empanadas mama for a taste...More

1  Thank spitt2un
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

A little restaurant but awsome food . Best arepas ever . Spicy chicken is the best . Definitely worth it. 5 stars

Thank sandramB7198ML
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We went yesterday, because in Chile we also have empanadas (a thin dough filled with something) here they have a hug selection of fillings and you can choose between fried dough, baked and corn. Be careful with the spices because they are.

Thank avatar27
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Loved the guacamole and plantains. The empanadas were delish! The establishment is quite small and during the week it gets pretty packed for lunch. I would recommend going before or after the lunch time rush. The food is very good and has a great variety.

1  Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We visited this restaurant on the advice of our hotel staff, and had never had empanadas before. I had the Cuban and Spicy Chicken empanadas, and my husband had the Desayuno (breakfast), and the Mambo Italiano. We both loved our empanadas, so much so that...More

Thank CanadianSteph_13
Reviewed 13 September 2015

As with many restaurants on 9th Ave, tiny space... so ordering Take-out is best. Highly recommend the Cuban Empanada - my favorite of the 4 that I tried during my stay. Perfection! Try the Salpicon fruit drink to wash it all down. They're open 24hrs!...More

Thank 01scrappydoo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 763 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6313
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-698-9008
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