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The Empanada Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$3 - US$7
Fast food, Argentinian
Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a little pop up food stall. I was in a hurry so I grabbed a couple of Ham and Mozzarella Cheese Empanadas. They were $6 each. They are similar to a pastie shape. Delicious! Lovely flakey pastry but not messy to eat.Yum. They are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kathyrobnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without doubt, an excelent option when It comes to fast food; a tasty as well as healthy fast food!! 110% recommendable, just try It! Ps: the sauces are amazing 😁

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jero M
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

If you’re in Queenstown and a bit peckish after rafting/jetboating/lugeing/bungy jumping or whatever gets you hungry then you’ve got to try the empanadas at The Empanada Kitchen on the lakefront.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dhux64
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Amazing value! and always great service! One of the cheapest snacks in town and definitely the most tasty! Different flavors every time I go and it's always hard to chose which one to take! Keep up the good work matey!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GeordieManners
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

A small store; easy to miss and close to the waters, that only sells Empanada. Ask the owner what goes well with which empanada and his eyes will lighyt-up and he will be more than happy to share his suggestions We tried the beef and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ozzy-Kunnu
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Loved these empanadas. Our favourite was the Napoletana, but others were also fantastic. So good we were back for another within 5 minutes and had them two days in a row! Great location on the Queenstown waterfront.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thehumancompass
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Delicious empanas, we tried the cheese and ham, yummy!!, the owner is very friendly, 100% recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank claudiam837
MauroViale, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Many thanks Claudia for your review of us. We really appreciate your feedback and are so happy you love our empanadas. We change the flavours every day so there's always something new to try! Best wishes, Mauro & Rebecca

Reviewed 23 August 2018

I love empanadas and have had them all over South America. These were a little different to the ones that I have had in South America but were delicious! Great selection of empanadas with a nice selection of sauces. I recommend if you're on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brisben83
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The Empanada Kitchen is in a great location to grab a bite while wandering the waterfront. Yummy empanadas, friendly staff and cheap!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 148natalies
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had the beef, blue cheese & stout and feta and chuntney empanadas. Both were delicious. 4 sauces to choose from, all lovely. Very friendly service too. Thanks :)

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nataliem628
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