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Island Empanada

Latin, Caribbean, Fast food, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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601 Portion Rd Ste 13, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-4584
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Huntington Station, New York
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down. The most phenomenal empanadas...ever! Just fantastic. So perfectly made. So tasty. So many option. Counter service is sometimes barely so-so, but the food it unbeatable!

Thank Steve Y
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350 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Fresh and tasty with many varieties. Not health food just good food. A great place to stop with friends

Deer Park, New York
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151 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have always gotten our Empanadas from Queens or Brentwood. But I have to say this place has some of the BEST that we every tasted. All the different varieties will keep you coming back to try new ones!

Thank Dan D
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for quick snack. Fresh food, tasty, variety of options available. Very clean. Staff went extra to offer me specials as first-time guest. I love the feel of culture! A new favorite!

Thank PastorSharin W
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped in for lunch numerous times and have used them for catering too - everything always terrific! Love all the empanadas and the potato balls are outstanding!

Thank Lsavino1
Lake Ronkonkoma New York
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Island Empinada is a great alternative to run of the mill fast food. They have a great mix of empinadas to try

Thank Stukiwi
Ronkonkoma, NY
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

over priced, small portions and not that great of a place to dine in. Very disappointed in this place. never returned.

Thank Loves2travel271
Ronkonkoma, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

5 stars for this place. The owner has Puerto rican back round, but this plave has more Caribbean flair. Little clean place, good service, great deals. We always get the family box, with a big side of rice and beans. Favorites shrimp and mango, latin shrimp and the lil potato balls. A definite eat when on Ronkonkoma

Thank karensQ3717PM
Ronkonkoma, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great food great selection friendly Would like more specials not just lunch always enjoy not a long wait

Thank kedias9123
New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Loved the food- definitely will go back! Lots of choices, can eat in or take out and the prices are great.

Thank crishy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Caribbean, Fast food, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Portion Rd Ste 13, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-4584
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Ronkonkoma
  • Phone Number: 6316176427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?