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“A great snack on the go”

The Empanada Kitchen
Ranked #69 of 296 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$7
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Dining options: Takeout
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.
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Don’t compare it to your usual empanada from another country! Take it as it is and enjoy it. It is an awesome snack on the go and we went two days in a row. Some we liked more than others. (The italian slanted empanadas were our favorite.)

The nicest thing about the Store? The lady behind the counter. Should have the award as most friendly person, most dedicated, and best salesperson/ manager award. Jessica I believe was her name. She is awesome! Go buy an empanada and say hello!

Enjoy.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank marcsoong
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I'm used to eating empanadas with Filipino family members, so we were excited to try these when we saw them. We didn't find them all that good. With so many other options nearby, you can easily skip this. The person working there was friendly and the service was fine. It's ok, but just average for a place to get something to eat.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank Todd C
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The empanadas we tried were ok, but nothing special. We missed the described ingredients and couldn’t really taste them.. but we had a lot of fun with the lady who sold us the empanadas!! She was worth the visit ;)

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank annedeiss
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

It doesnt look like much, a very small stall. Not many choices. However the empanadas are very good. Lots of filling and more importantly a good crust. Great flavor. It reminded me of when I was in south america except this was probably better than any empanada I ate down there. About the same price too. I regret not eating more.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank eng333
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

South American influenced food consisting of pastry with meat fillings. The lamb was really nice. So good we went back for a second meal!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MartyPN
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MauroViale, Owner at The Empanada Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you Marty for taking the time to review The Empanada Kitchen. We're so happy that you enjoyed our empanadas! You may know that we change the flavour offerings every day (and always have a vegetarian option) so there's always something new to try! Enjoy your time in Queenstown, Rebecca & Mauro

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