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Best Places To Find Empanadas in LA

February 5, 2014 10:28 AM

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(credit: Porto's)

(credit: Porto’s)

(credit: Porto's)

(credit: Porto’s)


There is no better on the go food than a delicious empanada. They can be savory or sweet and the possibilities are endless when it comes to this small-pocketed food. When eating an empanada you only want to taste the very best so we’ve put together a list of the best empanadas you can find in LA. Bon Appétit!

(credit: Empanada’s Place)

(credit: Empanada’s Place)


Empanada’s Place
3811 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 391-0888
www.empanadasplace.com

Despite being cash only and $3 per empanada, The spicy beef and chicken empanada at Empanada’s Place make every cent worth it when you take a bite into one of their amazing empanadas. Their spicy dipping sauce is the perfect compliment to the empanadas!

(credit: The Empanada Factory)

(credit: The Empanada Factory)


The Empanada Factory
2513 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 836-5944
www.empanadafactory.com

Track down this hidden gems food truck and you’ll feast on some of the best empanadas the city has to offer. They have an amazing selection of Chicken Empanadas, Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil Empanadas. Baked with a myriad of flavor, they pack a big punch of flavor with every bite. What’s more is that there is nothing greasy about them at all.

(credit: Catalina’s Market)

(credit: Catalina’s Market)


Catalina’s Market
1070 N Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 464-1064

Catalina’s Market not only has an amazing selection of wines, but some of the best empanadas you can find in the city. The meat and chicken are out of this world. While shopping for groceries, you can also pick up some great empanadas for the road. You won’t regret you have once you’ve sunken your teeth into one of there bite sized treats.

(credit: Continental Gourmet Market- Hawthorne )

(credit: Continental Gourmet Market- Hawthorne )


Continental Gourmet Market- Hawthorne
2921 Prairie Ave
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 676-5444
www.continentalgourmetmarket.com

The Empanadas here are beyond great. Famous for their spinach, chicken and spicy beef empanadas, Continental Gourmet Market is a must try. In addition to empanadas, this little Latin market has many other great products. You can shop for your favorite Latin foods and pick up an amazing empanada as you shop.

(credit: Porto's)

(credit: Porto’s)


Porto’s Burbank
3614 West Magnolia Boulevard,
Burbank, CA‎
(818) 846-9100‎
www.portosbakery.com

Porto’s is known to be one of the best Cuban family-owned restaurants in LA, but did you know they also had some of the best empanadas around? They now offer Party-Sized Chicken Empanadas that explode with flavor with every bite. If you’re looking for the perfect place to take savory and sweet, Porto’s is the place to go for some amazing empanadas.

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Vanessa Diaz is a freelance writer and blogger. You can find her on her blogs The Queen of Swag and Disney Domain. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
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