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Empanadas, anyone?

Original post made on Jun 14, 2018

Venga Empanadas in Redwood City offers at least 18 varieties of Argentine empanadas, both meat and veggie, along with a half-dozen homemade soups, crisp salads, desserts and specialty foods.

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Comments

Posted by parent
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 14, 2018 at 12:59 pm

I wish Palo Alto had restaurants like this. Too much traffic and parking problems for us to drive up to Redwood City to visit this place.


Posted by Rob
a resident of Atherton
on Jun 14, 2018 at 9:20 pm

@Parent
"Too much traffic and parking problems for us to drive up to Redwood City"
Redwood City is 10 minutes away from you. It's ok to come out of our bubble sometimes @Parent. No need to act as if Redwood City is so far away. Don't be ashamed, these people are our neighbors. Redwood City is becoming a nicer place every day. Friendly people too. You should "drive up to Redwood City" sometime @Parent. I know, I know...that horrible 10 minute drive.


Posted by parent
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:02 pm

Hey whiner, driving to Redwood City and finding parking for a weekday dinner takes way longer than 10 minutes. This place is not open on weekends and parking in Redwood City is even worse at lunch.


Posted by ChrusC
a resident of College Terrace
on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:15 am

It’s really easy to take the train to Redwood City.


Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:40 am

Online Name is a registered user.

Re Redwood City, we went to a show at Club Fox tonight and sailed right into a parking space at 7:45 even though Court House Square across from the Fox was packed with several hundred people watching outdoor movies for Thurs. Movie Night.


Posted by Experienced Parent
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:04 am

Parking in downtown Palo Alto isn't a piece of cake either. The restaurant is 12 minutes, 8 miles away, so you'd sink in about 30 minutes with rush hour and parking. Note that they close between 3:00-5:00 daily.

I drive my kids 30 minutes to sports practices or camps because I want the best. I also drive 30 minutes to dinner on weekdays. Many parents won't drive outside of Palo Alto for their kids. I guess it's easy to get lazy when everything is within arms reach here.

@parent - Be happy to be living in Palo Alto. Many people commute 3-4 hours each day. It's summer vacation so there is more time to try the restaurant.