REMOVED: Cumen Cumen Recoleta

  • Bakery Bakery
    ( 4 reviews )



Guido 1946, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chain of empanaderias (empanada bakeries). Offers 2 or 3 vegan suitable empanadas plus others with cheese. Accepts only MasterCard. Delivery available. Removed Mar 2017 - no vegan options.

4 Reviews

First Review by Oisin

Nothing vegan here - Edit

If you're looking for vegan empanadas it's not the place to go. They have 2-3 vegetarian ones and nothing can be customised as they are premade and not made to order.

Cons: No vegan options

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They have no vegan options - Edit

Went there yesterday and asked for vegan options, seemed the staff didn't even knew what vegan was, as she replied that they only had vegetarian options, as the empanadas have water and flour anyways. I don't know if she thought vegan also meant gluten free, anyways I left.

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Not Vegan - Edit

Hi, I visited this store today and asked for vegan options and they said they only have vegertarian

Cons: no vegan options

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Good, solid empanadas - Edit

This is a small chain of bakeries that specialise in various forms of empanadas. They have somewhere around 35 to 40 different types of empanadas, including sweet dessert ones, out of which I counted 13 that were veg*n—there was no marking of this, however; my count is based simply on the ingredients on the menu. Only two or three of these 13 looked vegan, the rest were vegetarian and had cheese and/or eggs. [NOTE: I’m basing this *exclusively* on the filling ingredients. I did not ask if they make their dough with or without eggs.]

The empanadas are freshly made when you order, unlike most bakeries which have just a few types pre-made and kept heated in displays. The freshness was definitely tasteable. I had three empanadas, which set me back just shy of ARS 60 (around USD 3.90)—not cheap for empanadas, but the quality was above what I’ve had elsewhere, and three was enough to serve as dinner.

The only thing that counts against the empanadas themselves is that they were almost too cheesy—one of them was almost chock full of melted cheese, which made it a little cloying at the end.

Pros: Great, freshly made empanadas, good veg*n selection (for empanadas)

Cons: No veg*n markings, a bit too much cheese

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