DC Empanadas is proud to serve DC’s only mobile gourmet empanadas! Our empanadas are made only with the freshest, local and top quality ingredients. Each one is hand-made and filled with a world of flavors!


The menu will rotate daily from the items below, check our Facebook and Twitter page for daily offerings!


The Traditional – Shredded Beef, Spanish olives, Roasted Red Peppers, Raisins, Onions, and Cilantro.
El Toro –Chipotle Beef, Onions, Garlic, Cilantro, Black Beans, Cheddar Cheese & Corn
The Jersey Shore – Meatballs, Marinara Sauce, and Mozzarella Cheese
WMD (Weapon of Max Deliciousness) – Chili, Beans and Cheddar Cheese
June Cleaver – Ground Sirloin, Potatoes, Peas, Carrots
Executive Order – Bacon Cheeseburger with Grilled Vidalia Onions
Ropanada – Ropa Vieja Style Shredded Beef with Rice Tossed in a Tomato Based Sauce
South Street – Philly Style Cheesesteak with Wiz, Onions and Sweet Peppers
Sunday Dinner – Diced Beef with Onions, Potatoes, Peas & Carrots in a Velvety Beef Gravy
The Hulk - Hand Pulled Shredded Beef, Onions, & Cilantro tossed in a tomatillo & Charred Jalapeno Sauce


El Matador – Chorizo, Potatoes and Spices
Il Paesano – Prosciutto di Parma, Mozzarella di Bufala and Dates
Karate Kid – Pork and Fresh Veggies Tossed in a Sesame Teriyaki Sauce with a Kick!
Luau – Slow Roasted pork tossed in a Hawaiian style sauce with Pineapple & Mango & Carrots with a kick!
Amazingly Aroi – Pork, Thai Seasonings, Onion, Thai Peppers, Green Peppers, Onions, and Spices
Lunch Box – Ham and Swiss
The Jake - Slow Roased Pork Tossed in a Asian BBQ Glaze
The Bronx Bomber – Italian Sausage & Mozzarella Cheese Tossed in a Homemade Marinara Sauce
Divine Swine – Pulled BBQ Pork featuring No.5 Sauce from the BBQ Bus!
Cubanito – Slow Roasted Cuban style pork, tossed with onions and a spicy guava sauce
The Count – Honey Roasted Smoked Turkey & Ham with Swiss & Gruyère Cheeses served with Strawberry Preserves on the side
The Karate Kid – Oven Roasted Pork tossed in an Asian inspired Sweet Chili Glaze with a kick!


The Badass – Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese
Irie Mon – Jerk Chicken – Grilled chicken marinated in a spicy sauce that is traditionally served in Jamaica
La Venganza de Tio Shawn – Chipotle Chicken, Onions, Garlic, Black Beans, Cilantro, & Corn
The Taj Mahal – Chicken Tikka – Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and then served in a tomato cream sauce with Peas & Cilantro
Mr. Miyagi – Chicken and Fresh Veggies Tossed in a Ginger Teriyaki Sauce with a Kick!
El Mariachi -Chipotle Chicken, Corn, Cilantro & Green Onions & Tomato
The Big Ragu-White Meat Chicken Tossed in a Home-made Marinara Sauce, Fresh Herbs & Mozzarella Cheese
Mikey’s Thai Chicken-White Meat Chicken Cilantro, Green Onions, Carrots & Peas Tossed in a Thai Inspired Peanut Sauce
Pollo de Don Carlos- Diced White Meat Chicken Sautéed with Tomatoes, Onions, Potatoes & Carrots tossed with White Wine & Latin Seasonings!
The Goodfella -Diced White Meat Chicken & Peas tossed in a House-made Alfredo Sauce
Pollo de Primavera- Diced White Meat Chicken Sautéed with Onions, Potatoes & Cilantro tossed with White Wine & Latin Seasonings!


Ménage à Trois – Brie, Figs and Marcona Almonds
El Greco – Spinach, Feta Cheese and Onions
Tio Shawn – Black Beans, Rice, Monterrey Jack Cheese, Chipotle Peppers, Cilantro and Green Onions
Hong Kong Phooey – Broccoli, Mushrooms, Carrots, Onions, Baby Corn, & Bamboo Shoots Tossed in a Ginger Teriyaki Sauce with a Kick!
Mamma Sophia – Eggplant & Fresh Mozzarella balls in a homemade marinara sauce
Speedy Gonzalez – A mild Cheese Empanada filled with Queso Blanco, Asadero Cheese & Mozzarella Cheese!
Veggie Nirvana – Potato, Onions, Garlic, Peas, Tomato, Cilantro, and Indian Spices
Tio Asher – Tofu, Black Beans,Corn, Cilantro, Chipotle Peppers and Green Onions
Fruity Bottom
 – Pears poached in Sherry & Honey with Brie Cheese
Thai’d Up Veggie
 – Broccoli, Onions, Garlic, Carrots, Peas, Thai Peppers & Thai Basil tossed in a tossed in a Creamy Red Coconut Curry!


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    Please stay tuned to our twitter feed on the right for up to date information about our locations and time of arrival. We usually arrive between 11AM and 11:45AM and take off between 1:15PM and 2:30PM. All of this is subject to change and will be updated via twitter as much as possible.

    Please check Twitter for our most up to date schedule.  Current schedule is:

    Monday - Off

    Tuesday - TBD

    Wednesday - TBD

    Thursday - TBD

    Friday - TBD

    Saturday -  Union Market

    Sunday - Union Market

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