Choose from a variety of empanadas representing different Latin American cuisine at the Empanadas Festival.
The Portland Mercado is the hub of Latin culture in our city. The public market space features eight food carts and six indoor businesses representing the diverse flavors of Latin America.
This weekend, the food carts and businesses at the Portland Mercado are cooking up something special.
If you’ve never had one before, an empanada is a baked or fried pastry turnover packed full of delicious savory filling. There are a variety of empanadas to choose from at the festival.
Empanadas Festival at Portland Mercado
The Empanadas Festival is happening March 25-27. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. all days.
Each empanada is made from traditional recipes and represents the cuisine and origins of each food cart and business. Savor the flavors of different empanada fillings, baked or fried. Meat and vegetarian options are available.
How it works
Step 1: Browse and learn about each of the nine businesses’ empanadas on Portland Mercado’s website.
Step 2: Order through the options listed under each food cart and business, either by phone, online, a delivery service or in-person.
Step 3: Get your order at home, pick it up or enjoy it at the mercado.
You can choose from empanadas at nine businesses all featuring traditional Latin American recipes. Cuisine at the Portland Mercado includes Peruvian, Yucatecan, Oaxacan, Costa Rican, Cuban, Mexican, Argentine and Columbian.
The Portland Mercado is located at 7238 SE Foster Road. If you are dining on-site, masks and social distancing are still required.
For more information and to place your order, visit Portland Mercado’s website.
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