Empanada Cafe in Hoboken: Delivering Savory Treats to Your Home

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If you’ve got a craving for warm and satisfying comfort food, chances are an empanada will do just the trick. It pains us to even have to explain what an empanada is, but as a public service we will — because if you’ve never had one you’re MISSING OUT. Essentially, though, an empanada is a warm stuffed pastry that is baked or fried, originating from Latin America and Spain. In Hoboken, there are a few empanada spots that you can’t go wrong with {La Isla, we’re looking at you} — but here’s one to add to the list: Empanada Cafe {which is open for delivery + take out — #score}.

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About Empanadas Cafe

Located at 123 Washington Street, Empanada Cafe is snuggled right next to Noellery, making it a must-stop when #socialdisitancing requirements are lifted. But make no mistake, inside {when we can physically visit again} you’ll find rows and rows of empanadas in a glass case {seriously, it’s like an empanada lover’s dream come true}.

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The owner originally hails from Argentina, and it’s pretty obvious that he and his crew know their empanadas inside and out. A few of the {extensive} menu items ready for consumption that you must try include: spicy chicken, spinach, dulce de leche with bananas, pork and fig, — really any meat or cheese or sweet craving can most likely be satisfied. The empanadas are pre-baked, and then upon ordering, they are toasted in an oven. YUM.

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To keep them straight, the empanadas are stamped with their stuffing, so you know you’re never going to get an empanada that isn’t exactly what you want.

Bringing it Home

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Now, we’d be remiss to share all of this mouth-watering information with you and not tell you that yes, this Washington Street gem is, in fact, open for takeout and delivery. So whether you’re in the mood for a savory treat while you WFH or are craving an empanada simply because, empanadas FTW, give them a call at 201-683-3069 or order from Grubhub here.

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Oh, and FYI — the prices are good, too. The empanadas are no more than $3.00-$4.00 each, talk about a serious food win.

Have you ordered from Empanada Cafe? What did you think?

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident to discover the amazing things happening in the area. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.


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