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Republica Empanada

204 E 1st Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210-1442
+1 480-969-1343
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pernil” (15 reviews)
“empanadas” (76 reviews)
“cubano” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
204 E 1st Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210-1442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent Empanadas, i lived on East Coast for over three decades and i had the opportunity to taste many different Empanadas (including my girlfriend's mother). Those are the best.

Thank Corrado L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Republica Empanada has the best! They have a nice selection of flavors. I highly recommend you try it! Delicious!

Thank Virginia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a whim looking for someplace new. Had the Gallo Pinto, a huge mound of rice and black beans with peppers and cilantro and fried yucca, awesome! Also had empanada platter with the cubano and boricua pork with rice and black beans on...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here for a couple years now, not a regular but when I'm in the neighborhood. The last time I was here, my favorite empanada was on the lunch special deal, the "El Capitan" (beef, egg, olive & raisin), so of course I...More

Thank akdeepdiver
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I can't say enough good thing or give good descriptions of Republica Empanada. The food is fantastic! Just go! You will not be disappointed.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 July 2018

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 23 June 2018 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 19 June 2018 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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