Empanadas are named after the Spanish verb 'empanar' which means to coat or wrap in bread. An empanada is a fried or baked turnover in the shape of a half-moon made with flour dough or corn flour dough. You can stuff it with any number of things. We make ours in various flavors: Beef, Chicken, cheese, Mexican chorizo, Lobster, Crab & Apple Cinnamon and enclose them in flour dough.

Our empanadas are unique with a mixture of Caribean and Mexican spices and a Southern heat. That is why we've been told they are addictive.

Empanadas are thought to have  originated in Galicia, Spain, however, you will find that they are made by different cultures and go by various names. These are a few of the known names: 

Meat Pies (American)

Empanadas (Latin Spanish)

Pastelillos (Latin/Spanish)

Pastelitos (Latin/Spanish)

Empanadillas (Latin/Spanish)

Beef Patties (Jamaica)

Samosa (India), 
Empadinhas (Brazilian)

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Empanada Guy restaurant has opened its first location in Freehold, NJ.

We're excited about this new venture but we feel it is important to still give our customers that food truck experience. So not only do you get that EG red the moment you walk in, but we've stayed true to what our business is about & that's providing our customers with quality empanadas.

At this time we provide online ordering for our Freehold Restaurant only.

Empanada Guy Restaurant

568 Park Ave.

(Route 33 Business)

Freehold, NJ 07728

(888) 623-7765 (ext. 4)

EG Truck 1 

835 Port Reading Ave.

Port Reading, NJ 07063

(888) 623-7765 (ext. 1)

Empanada Guy is one of the fastest growing food trucks in New Jersey.

Empanada Guy, LLC TM

Empanada Guy is one of the

fastest growing food trucks in

New Jersey. What started out as

a wholesale business has now

grown to a fleet of

State-Of-The-Art Gourmet Food Trucks.

Visit our trucks at various food truck events throughout

NJ or come to one of our 

permanent spots.

Empanada Guy Restaurant

Empanada Guy Trucks

Empanada Guy, 568 Park Ave., Freehold NJ 07728

What is an Empanada?

As Featured On

EG Truck 2

60 Old Bridge Matawan Rd.

(Highway 516)

​Old Bridge, NJ 08857

(888) 623-7765 (ext. 2)

EG Truck 3

Pier 13 Hoboken, NJ 

& other locations 

(888) 623-7765 (ext. 3)