DALLAS (KDAF) — Friday has arrived and alongside it on this April 8 is National Empanada Day!

The empanada is a pastry that can be filled with vegetables, cheeses, meats and sometimes could even be a dessert fried or baked. The beautiful pastry has Spanish origins.

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If you don’t feel like cooking them up at home, no worries, we checked out Yelp to find the best you can around Dallas:

  • The Empanada Cookhouse, located in Downtown
  • Espumoso Caffe, located in East Dallas
  • Empa Mundo
  • Tango Empanadas & Bakery
  • International Bakery Cuban Dulceria
  • Havana Cafe
  • Zaguan Latin Cafe and Bakery, located in Oak Lawn
  • E B Latin Bistro
  • Big Yummy
  • Argentina Bakery