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Republica Empanada

204 E 1st Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210-1442
+1 480-969-1343
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
204 E 1st Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210-1442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet place just off the main drag in Mesa. Very welcoming. Great service. The empanada dough was very light, almost hovering above my plate.The inside was truly delicious. A secret tip is to dunk the empanada in the green salsa before taking a bite--...More

Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had several different varieties of their empanadas and they were all great! The portions are huge though, I shared a meal with my almost 5 year old and we still had leftovers.

Thank edelen06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting my daughter we drove to Mesa to eat at this empanadas restaurant I had seen on an episode of DDD. I had told my daughter about it and she tried it out last year and said it was good. I was not disappointed!...More

Thank Genia P
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Unique food experience, the empanadas were tasty and the ambience/atmosphere was really interesting. Highly recommend for a lunchtime visit!

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Republica Empanada is a place I had been, but my wife had not. Today she finally got to try it. We both had Empanada Platters, but chose very different empanadas. They all look the same on the outside, but are very different on the inside....More

Thank BillJoyce2014
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I literally think about this place everyday. Stopped in for lunch on our latest trip and I was pleasantly surprised! I had never really had empanadas before but I was hooked. The cheeseburger empanada was incredible!

Thank duchessbri
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend República Empanada. I went there yesterday after an eventful day, and I couldn’t be happier with my choice. The food was amazing, and the staff so welcoming. It’s a must!

Thank dianerod007
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Brings me home every time we eat in there...I am not from Costa Rica 😊 brings me home in my heart, comfort delicious nutritious food. Love this place 😍

Thank Ingrid O
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We wanted to have a quick bite for lunch, it is simply put "deliciously good" a must try while you visiting Phoenix area, won't ne dissapointed, Higly Recommended!!!

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This place was recommended by the owners of Cider Corps. Definitely worth our walk to try the El Capitan and Republica Chicken empanadas and Papas Fritas. Not a lot of seating inside, but worth the wait, if necessary

Thank TLG056
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E 1st Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210-1442
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-969-1343
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