Saturday, August 28, 2010

Julia's Empanadas

Last date I was here: 08/28/2010

Restaurant: Julia's Empanadas (

Location: Dupont Circle

Total Rating: 3.85
Food: 4, Price: 4, Service: 2, Ambience: 2, Accessibility: 5

Summary: Julia's Empanadas serves hand-made, fresh baked empanadas made from the freshest wholesome ingredients and spices to ensure that each empanada is nutritious and tasty. Julia's recipes have stood the test of time with thousands of customers over the years and are known to be the tastiest in the DC area. Also, the prices can't be beat. With four locations in the DC area, Julia's Empanadas is a smart stop for that quick on the go snack. Closest Metro is Dupont Circle.

Keith and I stopped in after visiting a museum. It was a gorgeous day, so after grabbing one empanada each and a drink we walked across the street to sit in the Dupont Circle park. My empanada was piping hot and a generous snack size. Similar to a calzone, the filling was very flavorful and fresh, yet I would have preferred just a bit more cheese. They also offer fruit filled empanadas which would make a great dessert or even breakfast item. I would highly recommend Julia's for those looking for a quick bite on the go.

What I ate:

Spinach Empanada
spinach, mozzarella and ricotta cheese, spices

Plus Keith ate:

Jamaican Style Empanada
ground and chopped beef, onion, potato, curry, and other spices

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