On National Empanada Day, Visit These DC-licious Restaurants

BY Blog Editor

Stuffed with spicy chicken, savory beef or tasty cheese, no one can resist an empanada – especially on National Empanada Day right around the corner on April 8. These popular pockets of dough come in endless varieties, but they’re always satisfying.

Near our Wray apartments, we have lots of restaurants specializing in empanadas that you can either enjoy for takeout or delivery at home or pop in your mouth right at the eatery. Check out these spots nearby on National Empanada Day for a delicious lunch or dinner!

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 801 9th St NW Suite A, Washington, DC which is 12 minutes from your Wray apartment, serves Cuban cuisine and a vast rum selection accented by Caribbean decor and late-night salsa dancing.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar launched in Washington, D.C. in 2010, giving guests a passport to Cuba’s intriguing flavors and culture. Two-time James Beard award-winning Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot’s menus feature tantalizing tastes that reflect Cuba’s culinary traditions, as well as the emerging modern cuisine that he is experiencing during his continuing travels to Cuba.

Surfside, located at 1800 N St NW, Washington, DC which is nine minutes from your Wray apartment, offers tacos, margaritas, empanadas and more served cafeteria-style at this casual “shack” open round the clock.

Since opening in 2008, Surfside has established itself as one of DC’s favorite spots for the best tacos, empanadas, burritos, and fresh-Mex in town. It’s the go-to gathering place for families and friends to relax over margaritas and tasty food.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

801 9th St NW Suite A, Washington, DC

(202) 408-1600


1800 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036

(202) 466-1830

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