Cuban / Old City

Cuba Libre to Celebrate National Empanada Day with $1 Empanadas

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, is celebrating National Empanada Day on Friday, April 8, 2016 with its annual $1 Empanada Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at the bar.

Mama Amelia's Empanadas at Cuba Libre Philadelphia

Mamá Amelia’s Empanadas at Cuba Libre Philadelphia

Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot‘s signature Mamá Amelia’s Empanadas, including chicken, beef picadillo, pulled pork and three-cheese, will be available for just $1 each, along with the regular Happy Hour drink & food specials including:

  • $5 mojitos

  • $5 caipirinhas

  • $4 sangria

  • $4 house wine

  • $4 beer

  • $4-5 tapas

Cuba Libre is taking the food holiday a step further by offering two additional empanada specials during lunch and dinner throughout the entire month of April, during what the restaurant has dubbed “National Empanada Month.”

These limited-time-only specials were the top-voted empanadas chosen in a Facebook contest, in which guests chose their favorite empanadas from a long menu created by Chef Pernot.

The winning empanada specials include:

  • Cataluña: Shrimp, creamy spinach, pine nuts

  • Del Jardín: Grilled artichoke hearts, salted cured tomatoes and feta cheese

Cuba Libre is located at 10 S. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia. Don’t forget their 15 year anniversary on April 13th.

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