Lito’s Empanadas is an extremely tiny place located on Clark St. in Lincoln Park, and it was love at first sight. When I was on the bus on my way to getting my haircut, I thought I have to stop at this place. Lito’s sells nothing but eight styles of empanadas, including a choco-banana empanada for those with a sweet tooth. It’s a great place for street meat food at street meat prices, which range from $2.09 to $2.29.
I tried the beef empanada, which contained olives, raisins, onions,
and potato, as well as the chicken, which contained tomatoes, onion,
and rice. The crust tasted a bit sweeter than a Spanish empanada, and
it was a bit more supple. Both were good, and I was full for less than
2566 N. Clark