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The Empanada Kitchen

60 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 210 279 2109
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (77 reviews)
“pastry” (10 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Argentinian
PRICE
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LOCATION
60 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our favourites are in Argentina, but these really hut the spot, better than Spain, Didn't have any of the sauces, as they were great without

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Bev M
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you Bev for your feedback we're so happy you enjoyed our empanadas! We change the flavours every day. Best wishes, Mauro & Rebecca

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The empanadas here are fantastic. We had the 'beef, blue and stout' empanadas. They were delicious. I would highly recommend one. All empanadas are $5.50 and you would need 1 for a snack and probably 2 for lunch.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank AgathonS
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our family each ordered a different kind of empanada so that we could taste several. Each was excellent, served up quickly and piping hot. So good, in fact that we were compelled to return on another day.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank SharonM2448
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you Sharon for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate you helping us to spread the word about our empanadas! As you've probably discovered, we change our flavours from day to day, so you'll always find something new to try. Have...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We called in on arrival to Queenstown. Food was yummy, really enjoyed our veggie selection. Noticed the selection changed each day. We sat on the bench, watching the world go by. Just perfect.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank MrsDML
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you Donna-Marie for your positive review, we're so happy you enjoyed your empanadas! We hope to see you again so you can try some new flavours. Best wishes, Rebecca & Mauro

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious empanadas, great quality and not half empty, but really full. I enjoyed them so much while sitting in the park in front of the lake. The place is hidden in the toilets facilities of the park, don't miss it!More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Toret8
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review, we really appreciate you taking the time. Our empanadas are indeed made with the very best ingredients, and as you say, we make them as full as possible so that they are great value! We change our...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

These were very tasty, albeit different than the empanadas I was used to having in Belize and Guatemala.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Daniel Y
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great fastfood for takeaway, do not miss! The vegetarian ones were great, the one with minced meat was our least favorite.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank sannis82
Reviewed 25 January 2017

3 nice choices, very good food, very friendly, lovely lady serving - will always have an Empanada here when in townMore

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank mikeC199HW
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you Mike for taking the time to write a review of The Empanada Kitchen. We're really happy you enjoyed your experience and that you'll be returning. We change our flavours every day so next time you'll have something new to try! We look forward...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Gorgeous, fresh and tasty empanadas. Not sure what else I can say except we had to go back for a second round to sample all available flavours. Yum. Open up in Wellington pretty please?More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 929emmag
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you Emma for your kind comments and for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy about your feedback and would absolutely love to open a kiosk in Wellington one day :) We change our flavours every day so there's always...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The food was so tasty! A unique place in the heart of Queenstown right by the waterfront. Great value for money on a delicious snack. Excellent friendly service from a young man named Philip who helped my wife and choose from a wide range of...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Matthew E
Rebecca W, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you Matthew for your review - we appreciate you taking the time! We are so pleased that you had a great experience and enjoyed our empanadas. We change the flavours every day so there's always something new to try :) Best wishes, Rebecca &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 210 279 2109
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Description
Of Spanish origin, empanadas are pastries stuffed with many delicious fillings. At The Empanada Kitchen we take pride in using premium quality and locally-sourced products whenever possible. We focus on Spanish, Italian and South American-inspired flavour combinations, relying on a wealth of experience and family recipes. Try our own delicious sauces made to compliment the empanada flavours.
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