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Where to Get your Empanadas in Washington DC on April 8th

Stuffed with spicy chicken, savory beef or tasty cheese, no one can resist an empanada – especially on National Empanada Day right around the corner on April 8. These popular pockets of dough come in endless varieties, but they’re always satisfying.

Near our 1331 Maryland apartments, we have lots of restaurants specializing in empanadas that you can either enjoy for takeout, delivery or pop in your mouth right at the eatery. Check out these spots nearby on National Empanada Day for a delicious lunch or dinner!

Julia’s Empanadas, located at 1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC which is 11 minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartments, is a cash-only spot serving freshly baked empanadas filled with veggies, meat or fruit for takeout only.

Julia carefully chooses the freshest wholesome ingredients and unique spices to ensure that your empanada is nutritious and tasty – as well as never frozen and always fresh. Her recipes have stood the test of time with hundreds of thousands satisfied customers over their 25+ years.

Maizal Latin American Street Food, located at 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW #450, Washington, DC which is a nine minute walk from your 1331 Maryland apartment, is a quick-serve counter offering an array of Latin American eats such as arepas, empanadas, rice and salad bowls.

A trip to Maizal will satisfy your every street craving – all in one quick trip, perfect if you’re in a rush. Try one of their chef’s selections or build your own dish from their selection of 35 bases, proteins, toppings and sauces. Their golden-brown empanadas can’t be beat!


Julia’s Empanadas

1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

(202) 861-8828


Maizal Latin American Street Food

429 L’Enfant Plaza SW # 450, Washington, DC 20024

(202) 866-0001