Julia's Empanadas

1221 Connecticut Ave NW (at 18th St. NW)
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 861-8828
10:00am - 1:00am
10:00am - 1:00am
10:00am - 1:00am
10:00am - 4:00am
10:00am - 4:00am
10:00am - 4:00am
10:00am - 8:00pm



  • Turkey w/ spring onion is great, and try the rice pudding!
  • best empanadas in town. quick too.
  • go jamacian or go home.
  • Their daily special: 1 savory empanada, 1 sweet and a large soda $5.50
  • You must try the chicken ones, but skip the spinach. I go there on all my dc trips.
  • the worst Cash Only empanadas you can eat EVEN when your drunk... Avoid the flavorless!
  • Great empanadas, the chorizo empanada is da Bomb!
  • Beware or embrace the late night view
  • Wandered in after 12am for a late dinner. Ordered the Saltea empanada (HUGE) and a guava/peach empanada for dessert. Yum! Small place, seating for 3. I was quite entertained by all the chatty drunks.
  • Get the Chilean empanada! It's awesome
  • Chorizo. Love.
  • It's not the fanciest of places (and that's an understatement), but the Chilean empanada with chopped beef, spices, egg, and raisins isn't to be missed.
  • Great for a late night snack or to-go lunch. Grab the Chilean or turkey with spring onion and head to the Circle for some people watching.
  • Saltenas and a beet salad
  • Empanadas!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • a tiny hole-in-the wall place with fresh and tasty empanadas. Perfect for a quick bite. Cash only on orders below $10!
  • Mini empanadas are also great for parties or potlucks.
  • Late night or midday, Julia's empanadas always taste fantastic. Get the Jamaican or Chilean.
  • Really good for an inexpensive quick lunch or a late night snack.
  • No frills. Just empanadas. Chilean was packed with meat and shell had just enough thickness

Nearby places

1221 Connecticut Ave NW (at 18th St. NW)
1216 18th St NW (at Connecticut Ave NW)
1 DuPont Cir NW (at Connecticut Ave NW)