Empanadas Toronto

The Best Empanadas in Toronto

The best empanadas in Toronto are like little pockets of joy. Latin American countries all over have their own version, and thankfully you can sample many of those right here in town.

Here are the best empanadas in Toronto.


Gaucho Pie Co.
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Gaucho Pie Co.

Argentinian empanadas are the specialty at this spot tucked away in Bloorcourt. They have multiple beef, pork, chicken and veggie flavours, plus a piri-piri cod. Their sauces range from a chimichurri to a spicy "nasty sauce."

Jumbo Empanadas
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Jumbo Empanadas

Reigning over Kensington Market for a quarter of a century, the empanadas here truly are jumbo, available in beef, chicken and cheese varieties plus veggie with spinach, mushrooms, peppers, onions, pesto and parmesan.


The Empanada Company
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The Empanada Company

Beef, chicken, seafood and cheese empanadas can be obtained from this company that calls Fortieth Street in Etobicoke home. Their empanadas are still inspired by a recipe that originated 50 years ago in a Chilean bakery.

Real Empanada
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Real Empanada

Colombian empanadas have crispy, crumbly, golden shells at Dundas West and Beaches locations of this spot. They don't leave out vegetarians with Beyond, Impossible and veggie empanadas as well as their beef, chicken and cheese options. Salsa ranges from mild to "fuego."


Colombian Street Food
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Colombian Street Food

Beef, chicken, chorizo, beef and potato, Hawaiian, guava and cheese, spinach and cheese, and even vegan and gluten-free empanadas are found at this Junction Triangle spot.


El Gordo Empanadas
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El Gordo Empanadas

This is a great option in Kensington Market for a quick Chilean empanada. The prices are affordable and the empanadas are a good size.

La Morena
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La Morena

Head here for some great Latin American eats on St. Clair West, including killer empanadas. Beef, chicken and cheese varieties are all on offer, as well as vegan empanadas and even "verde" empanadas with a green plantain crust.


Port Union Bakery
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Port Union Bakery

Named for the road in Scarborough where it's found, venture here to find Filipino empanadas in chicken, pork, spinach and cheese, and tuna varieties, available individually, by the half dozen, or dozen.

La Rosa Chilena
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La Rosa Chilena

Seek out Chilean empanadas at this hidden gem on Wilson Ave. in North York, stuffed with braised ground beef, onions, hard-boiled egg and olive.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Real Empanada


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