6 best restaurants to get Colombian empanadas in Toronto

Apr 21 2021, 1:26 pm

Street food is so much more than hot dog stands and chip trucks. There are a bunch of different options from all over the world that you can find in Toronto and Colombian empanadas are one of them.

Made with savoury yellow corn flour stuffed with seasoned beef, chicken, pork, cheese or a mixture of ingredients, this fried pocket of goodness is the perfect snack or meal (depending on how many you eat) to indulge in.

There are several Colombian food spots in the city where you can pick up a few empanadas to enjoy. Here’s a list of six restaurants to get your hands on the best Colombian empanadas in Toronto:

Colombian Street Food

If you’re in search of Colombian street food, pay Cookie Martinez a visit at 1565 Dupont Street, where they serve different kinds of empanadas from beef, chicken, chorizo, Hawaiian, cheese, veggie, spinach, and cheese, as well as guava and cheese. Orders can be placed online for pick up.

Address: 1565 Dupont Street
Hours: Pick-up orders available from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 6 pm, Saturday from 12 pm to 6 pm and Sunday closed.

Las Delicias

Chicken or beef empanadas, regardless of what your pick is, know that you’ve made the right one. Las Delicias is located in Mississauga and serves up some of the most authentic Colombian cuisines in the GTA. Pick-up orders can be placed online or by calling in.

Address: 59 Dundas Street West
Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm.

Delicious Empanadas

Delicious Empanadas isn’t just the name of this storefront but also the perfect way to describe what they have on their menu. Options include beef, chicken, cheese or Hawaiian.

Address: 2438 Dufferin Street
Hours: Every day from 12 pm to 9 pm.

Real Empanada

Hot or frozen, you decide! Real Empanada makes their empanadas out of free-range chicken, beef, cheese or beyond meat. Orders can be placed through Uber Eats or curbside pick-up.

Address: 825 Dundas Street West
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 1 am.

Columbus Bakery

One of the best spots in the city to get your Colombian food and desserts. With three locations, it makes it so much easier to get your hands on a couple of empanadas.

Address: 2931 Dufferin Street, 2111 Jane Street, 40 Bristol Road East in Mississauga
Hours: Every day from 6 am to 8 pm.

Esto Es Colombia

You can find delicious beef and cheese empanadas for $2 at Esto Es Colombia. Call ahead to place your order for delivery or pick up.

Address: 2848 Dufferin Street
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm.

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