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La Empanada

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Coffee shop

Gungahlin, ACT

4.9
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A & V Europe modes Tailoring Feb 17, 2022
My wife and I love this place . She had the Spanish & chesse . Mine had beef slices. OMG it was divine. Coffee is beautiful and the customer service is 10 out of 10. I wana be friends with this guy 😃😃😃😃 See less
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Alicia Twohill Jan 19, 2022
Delicious empanadas. Really enjoyed the super flavoursome chorizo and equally tasty Lomo Saltado- beef, potato capsicum. Really good price. I’ll definitely be back. Oh and I enjoyed the Lulo drink See less
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Lorena Wieshamm Jan 10, 2022
Amazing variety of empanadas to suit everyone, including vegan options! great coffee and sweet treats. Highly recommended. See less
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Naomi Busana Dec 04, 2021
The staff are so friendly and have a great above and beyond attitude. We were recommended this place by friends and were very happy with the experience. Also great vegetarian options for those who are meat free! See less
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Naveen Jeremy De Silva Nov 28, 2021
Loved the spicy empanadas. The sauces to go with them are fabulous. Great take away snack. Good size and great price. Good customer service. See less
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Zainab Habib Nov 27, 2021
Honestly deserves way more than 5 stars. I came in this morning for the first time as a birthday treat for my mum and it was an amazing experience. The customer service was great and me and my mum had a wonderful time. The food was great too, plenty of vegetarian and vegan options!! The quantity was amazing and the coffee and hot chocolate was delicious! 100% recommend coming here!! great service and food :) See less
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Finn Spenc Nov 15, 2021
Probably the best place for meat and vegetarian food. super light and absolutely lovely staffs who are always really nice and kind. You will be addicted, so glad they were still open after the pandemic lockdown. Great coffee and all-rounder awesome place to grab something quick. See less
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saggit eightyfour Aug 10, 2021
Cute little place in Gungahlin, a must try for everyone!! The empanadas are baked, not fried, so you don't have to feel guilty scoffing down a few. Everything on the menu looked absolutely delicious... The empanadas, the meal options, the desserts & cookies and the drinks. It's a very authentic and well designed menu, with lots of traditional items. The menu is also succinct, while at the same time offering quite a lot of variety - good mix of veg and non veg options, hot and cold drinks, savoury n sweet etc. The empanada filling for me was just so so. There is a variety of fillings, so if you select a few, each one tastes a bit different. I liked the cheese and spinach the best. The cheeseburger was slightly too salty for me. The sweet potato and lentil was definitely different, quite good but did not wow me. The staff are friendly and service is good. It's a small shop, but they have made the space work and it's very comfortable. Edit: went here again and updated star rating. See less
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Azzie Janjua Jul 18, 2021
Amazed with the variety of South American taste in pasties. I enjoyed plant based protein pastie. I am choosy person about coffee and I totally liked the coffee beans they are using. I am going to try their Oat based waffle next time. See less
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Katy Jolly May 19, 2021
Outstanding, great-value dining experience. Whether for a quick takeaway or eating in, La Empanada delivers in spades. Empanadas are well-sized (2 will do for lunch) and are delicious. Obvious care has been taken to ensure fillings are not gluggy, keeping the pastry perfect. The paired sauces and infused oils heighten and freshen the fillings well. The Columbian coffee beans make for some of Canberra's best coffee, prepared incredibly quickly without sacrificing flavour. The mug size is very generous! The painted South American flair in store contributes to a welcoming and lively atmosphere. The owner and staff engage with customers with obvious passion for their products. A genuinely lovely experience. See less
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Pixel Le'bon Mar 07, 2021
It’s so nice to be able to taste some of the South American specialties in a friendly place. This one is clean and has a variety of empanadas and they are all delicious. Service was quick but not without personality and the smiles definitely added to the experience. It’s clear that they care. Desserts are must try too. On-site coffee was as good as the rest. Recommended. See less
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Tidge the dinosaur XD Jan 23, 2021
Food was yummi, service was exceptional. I think the service from the owner Arthur was like no other i have experienced. Definitely will be going back and trying some more things from the menu! My vegan waffles ♡ See less
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Leika Dec 13, 2020
Great fresh empanadas line up and tasted so good! i tried "Huevos Pericos with empanada", Lomo empanada was so so delicious!wanna come back again:) !! Their fresh chili sauce was nice too. See less
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James Michael Gannon Deen Sep 01, 2020
Absolutely enjoyed my La Empanadas experience. We first tried these delicious pies when friends brought them over; we then visited their Gungahlin store to buy our own box of pies. Best options are the spinach and cheese and cheeseburger, which my kids enjoyed. Also tried a heap of other flavours, including chicken jalapeño, pizza mia and Portobello chicken. But what made the experience really great was the staff--knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic about their products. That kind of joy just permeated their food and make us come back again and again. See less
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Ramez Alhazzaa Mar 09, 2020
Nice food, cosy atmosphere and friendly service. This cafe is worth a visit or two to try authentic South American food. You shouldn’t miss in the desserts as well. They also have daily specials. These guys aren’t new to food business –they have been a food truck going around the region for a few years now and proved doing well. I have no doubt that the community is glad to see them finally opening a shop. See less
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FAQs
Does La Empanada offer takeaway?

Yes, La Empanada offers takeaway services. However we encourage you to call us first.

Where is La Empanada located?

Its located at 109 Hibberson St, Gungahlin ACT 2912, Australia

About La Empanada

Coffee shop

109 Hibberson St, Gungahlin ACT 2912, Australia
+61 424 075 593
Opening hours
  • Thursday: 7AM - 4PM
  • Friday: 7AM - 4PM
  • Saturday: 7AM - 4PM
  • Sunday: 7AM - 4PM
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 7AM - 4PM
  • Wednesday: 7AM - 4PM
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