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Aug 20, 2013 10:49 AM

Place that specializes in only empanadas

I've been looking for a restaurant that takes empandas seriously. Kinda like Sarah's Empanadas in Durham, NC (

They serve the empanadas as a main [plus rice/beans] rather than an app. Is there anywhere in Chicago that does this?

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    1. A few blocks south of 5411 empanadas on Clark St is Lito's Empanadas. I think the empanadas here are Colombian vs 5411 which is Argentinian.

      1. Mekato's Bakery on Lincoln Ave. has great Columbian baked goods.

        And then you can make rice & beans at home . . . .

        Great place. Just wanted to mention it, even tho it's not precisely what you asked for.