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Now Open!!!!!!  
Glen Cove Location!!!

Step by step. Making home made empanadas

Our Story 



Chef Nelly’s passion for the culinary arts started at a very young age as cooking has always been a big family activity among the women she grew up with in the Dominican Republic.  It is among these wonderful women where Chef Nelly learned the secret family recipe passed down from her grandmother the art of dough rolling and making of pastelitos. These are known as empanadas in the Dominican Republic.

​After graduating from Culinary School in the Dominican Republic, Chef Nelly spent years experimenting with dishes and flavors around the world but always found herself going back to making Empanadas.  It wasn’t until she married into an Argentinean family that Chef Nelly started exploring the methods and recipes for making the perfect Argentinian Empanada.

"I started selling my Empanadas at the Farmers market and the lines where so long, I was selling out within 2 hours" That's when I started looking for a home for "Nelly's Empanadas". My full time job was as Guidance counselor in Queens, another one of my passions, working with children with or without disabilities. Then one day my husband sent me a listing of a space for rent, but this was not just a space for rent, In this space I was going to be able to make my Empanadas and teach adults with autism how to work in a restaurant! Today we make "Empanadas with a Purpose" in our restaurant. I am an employee partner of  The Winters Center for Autism, "Magic happens in our new home"!! When you buy Empanadas from us you are also helping adults with Autism make their dream come true!! 

Nelly's Empanadas are a labor of love handmade by our chef herself. Just as these became her family’s favorite Empanada, Chef Nelly hopes they becomes your family’s favorite too. 


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Hand Crafted One by One

Private Events


We will be happy to cater you private party! what better to celebrate than a pocket of joy like our delicious Empanadas!



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 West Babylon 


           Hours : M-F 8am-4pm

            92 Mahan Street

            West Babylon, NY 11704

 Glen Cove 


           Hours : W-F 11am-7pm

                         Sat. 11am-8pm

                          Sun 11am-5pm

            17 Bridge Street 

            Glen Cove, NY 11542


Tanger Outlets Deer Park 


             Hours  Mon. CLOSED

                         T-S 11am-7pm

              152 The Arches Circle 

              Suite 1088 Deer Park NY 11729


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