2022: Queens Voted Mama’s Empanadas Best Empanada!
84-17 Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights
Picture fried dough filled with mouthwatering savory and sweet fillings and you’ve got the empanadas at this Astoria eatery. The outside of the empanadas can be made with corn, flour or whole wheat. After that, the options for fillings are endless. Some of the fillings for these empanadas include blackbeans and cheese, sausage, rice and beans, chicken with potatoes, peas and carrots and mixed vegetables. If you’re in the mood for some breakfast empanadas, you’re in luck! Breakfast fillings include bacon, egg and cheese and egg, tomato and scallion. For sweet options, enjoy nutella and peanut butter filled empanadas or an empanada with figs, caramel and cheese. There are even some value menu options that include your order of empanadas with a side of soda.