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Jumbo Empanadas

245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
+1 416-977-0056
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“beef” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Fast food, Latin, Chilean
245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

A tasty experience and a nice vibe await you. Empanadas and Toronto are best pals, get them here! Stop in here for a snack on the way in or out of the market and be glad you did.

Thank Longerer
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We fell in love with the delicious food and cheap prices, was definitely worth our while. We tried the beef empanada (by far my favorite), the corn pie, and a cheese empanada (also super delicious). The corn pie was the priciest thing we got, and...More

Thank 20sketch12
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Took my South American mrs with me to test this place out. It passed with flying colours. Delicious large empanadas. The beef should be your first choice. Then the chicken. The veg one is only for die-hard vegetarians. Anyway, perfect crust, lovely fillings. Mexican-style salsa...More

Thank gonzogourmet
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Fresh and Flavourful Chilean Soul Food!! Love the fresh salsa!!! Gets very busy on Saturdays!!

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Don't bother with the imposters... these are the real deal and fresh made pico de gallo to boot!! Our fave is the juicy beef empanada, laced with salty olive, sweet succulent raisins and aromatic melt in your mouth caramelized onion.... how can you not stop...More

Thank KaWaMiDa
Reviewed 6 January 2012

We just love Kensington Market and the cultural diversity that it offers. Jumbo Empanadas is an easily missed nook tucked back from the street. A busy place to stop and partake in a little "pocket" of Chile. Perfect for lunch or a snack. You definitely...More

Thank tripicurious
Reviewed 2 December 2011

This is the perfect place to have a little piece of home in Toronto. Pastry tastes as home-.made, ingredients are carefully selected and the taste is excatly the same than in South America. It's great to have it as a quick lunch at work (not...More

Thank mainasb
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I'm not a big fan of the atmosphere...Jumbo empanadas is a dumpy little place in Kensington market. The counter service (stand in a long line to order, and wait a long time for it to be ready) is slow and often confused. The place is...More

Thank tadak
Reviewed 6 November 2011

I have been here several place and I always enjoyed my meal very much. The counter service is always very friendly. The homade empanadas are excellent (I don't recommend the vegetarien because it lacks a bit of flavor) and I can't stop eating the salsa...More

Thank Guillou_Guillou
Reviewed 11 September 2011

I've only been here once for a chicken empenada when I was starving but it was bad enough that I probably wouldn't try again. Didn't like the flavor and all I could smell on me for the rest of the day was onions. Also, gave...More

1  Thank beautifultree12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Latin, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-0056
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