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Place that specializes in only empanadas

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monksy Aug 20, 2013 10:49 AM

I've been looking for a restaurant that takes empandas seriously. Kinda like Sarah's Empanadas in Durham, NC (http://www.yelp.com/biz/sarahs-empana...)

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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    ferret Aug 20, 2013 11:39 AM

    http://5411empanadas.com/

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      curlykhan Sep 2, 2013 04:00 PM

      +1

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      sunbrace Sep 4, 2013 07:32 PM

      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.

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        Giovanna Sep 13, 2013 10:05 AM

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

        http://www.mekatos.com/Mekatos-Chicag...

        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.

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