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The Empanada Joint

123 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802-4421
+1 406-926-2038
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
3 days ago
“Too Much Cilantro for Our Family!”
3 weeks ago
“Great empanadas!”
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CUISINES
Latin, Argentinian, South American, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
123 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802-4421
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had heard so many good comments about this place that we were excited to try it out. However, we have some family members who are allergic or sensitive to cilantro and were not able to finish their meal. I am pretty sure we asked...More

Thank Judyhwright
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit pricey at about $3.50 each, but really tasty. But, considering that these are great Argentinian style empanadas in the middle of MT, I can’t complain.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Tried them for the first time and was surprised at how tiny they were. Very pricey for such a small snack. If money is no object you'll need at least a couple for a light lunch.

Thank Derry K
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I discovered this place today in Missoula (my hometown) when visiting family and was shocked to find out this place has been here for 6 years! This place is awesome! We all ordered, were blown away by how everything we ordered was good and went...More

Thank SierraKim
Solange B, Owner at The Empanada Joint, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

I remember you!!! It was so nice to watch you coming back to the counter eager to order some more! This was the ultimate compliment and flattery. Seriously, that makes my heart smile!!!!! Thanks so much for finding us and coming in to give us...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

They were never good. Just too greasy. They are closed now though. They did have vegetarian options.More

Thank Jane G
Solange B, Owner at The Empanada Joint, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Our empanadas are baked and not fried, with great efforts to reduce the amount of grease. It's too bad your experience was underpar. With the excellent ratings we have been receiving, the probability is there that someone may not enjoy their experience. Not sure what...More

Reviewed October 4, 2016

Stopped in for lunch while downtown and since I have never had anything with an Argentina flare thought we would try it. The empanada's were very tasty and the spices were a different flavor than I was used to but very good.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This is my second visit to Missoula and one of my favorite places to eat is the Empanada Joint. I've eaten here multiple times and enjoyed the food each time. On this visit, I tried the chicken and the beet empanadas and both were great....More

Thank cocreek
Solange B, Owner at The Empanada Joint, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

Cocreek, Thanks so much for the awesome review! Please let me know the next time you are here so I can reward you for being such a loyal and appreciate customer! Some flan or some of my homemade chocolate with smoked almonds? As owner and...More

Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We ate here a few afternoons ago while in Missoula for a family reunion. After reading the food devotee thought we would give it a try. At 1:30 on the afternoon we didn't encounter anyone else except a couple outside. We looked over the menu...More

Thank SLC_Rebecca
Solange B, Owner at The Empanada Joint, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

SLC_Rebecca, Sorry about your experience at my restaurant. I am extremely grateful that you chose to eat at The Empanada Joint, and apologize if one of my employees was underwhelming. We pride ourselves here on excellent customer service and delicious local food. Unfortunately, you may...More

Reviewed July 19, 2016

I love this place. The food is seriously delicious and the service is great. It truly tastes of authentic home cooking. The ingredients are flavorful, fresh and delicious. I suggest getting a punchcard!More

Thank YummyFoodMT
Solange B, Owner at The Empanada Joint, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

Thanks so much Molly S! So grateful that you are one of our fans! Please be sure to friend us on our FB site and pull me out of the kitchen so that I may treat you to some dessert, the next time you are...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

We just happened to see this place and so glad we stopped in. The empanadas are fabulous! We bought 3 for lunch. We had a beet and goat cheese one, a creamy corn one and also a beef one. All were seasoned wonderfully and the...More

Thank HIDHOlovestotravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-926-2038
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