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Nonna's Empanadas

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8570 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4136
+1 310-385-0445
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri 07:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Typical Argentian empanadas and sweets. Friendly service and environment. Good food and quality for a quick lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The taste of the Empanadas, to me, is good. I had the mushroom which was cheesy and warm. However, I ordered delivery at work and also ordered a salad. Unfortunately, the salad failed to arrive. Tried to call them, but no one answered even though they were open. Called multiple times. poor customer service

Thank Rx-art
Camarillo, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had surgery at Cedars-Sinai recently and my daughter brought me some various empanadas, sweet and savory from Nonna's on 3rd St. near Beverly Hills. I had their Filipino Chicken empanada and their Shrimp Empanada. These are both my favorite savory empanadas so far and both are KILLER with the Chimchurri sauce - a must have with them otherwise, they... More 

1 Thank Geralyn C
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Empanada's were amazing, wish they were larger but definitely a tasty treat. I had the chicken and the beef. They even sell a Philly Cheese steak flavored one but i didn't taste it. I am quite sure that was amazing as well. I will come back every time I am in LA. They taste the best when they are... More 

Thank Ballerbabe
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180 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Totally loved this empanada joint - perfect for a relaxed light lunch! The venue, although simple and casual, was clean and well-designed (in particular the outdoor counter looking into the street). I really liked the various pre-designed combo formulas which made it super easy to order - and the combo quantities were just right. The empanadas tasted delicious and authentic... More 

1 Thank Hélène D
San Diego, California
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258 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

so I love empanadas. and I thought I was hallucinating when I saw this place. I mean, the menu selection alone is unbelievable with all types of yummy things inside. many different cultures represented or popular cuisine choices. The Cuban is the THE BEST! I've been 2 times and each time I got dozen box. and gifted one too. even... More 

1 Thank dexter619
Marina del Rey, California
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

I decided to stop by for an early lunch after an appointment at Cedars. I'd heard great things about this place, and was happy to see no line since I was there early, before the lunch crowd. There's a huge selection of Empanadas here -- chicken, pork, beef, veggie, and even dessert options. I decided to try 3 different flavors,... More 

Thank Don W
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

DELICIOUS. I'm not vegetarian (by any means), but I could easily be vegetarian if I could eat Nonna's empanadas every day. The best lunch for under $10! The spinach and cheese was so creamy and the empanadas aren't too heavy. The sweet corn was my absolute favorite, especially with their house chimichurri sauce. The green goddess dressing on the salad... More 

1 Thank shoffnera
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

I apologize to my doctor for my breathe after stopping by Nonna's. I am grateful cause I wasn't sure I would make my appointment if I didn't spot Nonna's. I need something quick and it was. So many already made and available. I picked their lunch special which is three empanadas and a drink. It's too much food but a... More 

Los Angeles, California
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202 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

A friend recommended I try the empanadas here because she said they were delicious. However, in my opinion not so much. I think they have a good selection on variety, but didn't taste as good as I wanted them to. The dough was quite thick and dense, and the crust wasn't as flaky as I'm used to with the Cuban... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Argentinian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8570 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area
  • Phone Number: +1 310-385-0445

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