It might not have the popularity of other foodie-friendly holidays like Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick’s Day, but we can all get behind National Empanada Day on April 8 if it means snagging an empanada from one of these Latin eateries near our RESA apartments!
Whether you prefer, beef, cheese or shredded chicken, head to these restaurants on April 8 to get in the National Empanada day spirit and indulge in a tasty dinner. Don’t forget to top them with some hot sauce and pair with rice and beans, fried plantains or pico de gallo!
Julia’s Empanadas, located at 1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. which is 12 minutes from your RESA apartment, is a cash-only spot serving freshly baked empanadas filled with vegetables, meat or fruit for takeout only.
Julie’s Empanadas is Washington D.C.’s first empanada restaurant, which was established in 1993. They serve handmade, freshly baked empanadas just like they would prepare for family. Julia carefully chooses fresh, wholesome ingredients and unique spices to ensure that your empanada is nutritious and tasty. Her recipes have stood the test of time with hundreds of thousands satisfied customers over 30 years.
Mola Empanada, located at 1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. which is 14 minutes from your RESA apartment, is a compact Latin American eatery specializing in empanadas, including vegan and vegetarian options.
Mola Empanada shares the taste of their own home. Their empanadas are made with fresh ingredients and spices, wrapped in signature handmade dough and inspired by tradition. Exploring multicultural combinations, this unique batch of savory pastries gives you bold flavors in every bite.
1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
2438 18th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009