LifestyleRestaurants Island Empanada 601-13 Portion Rd. Ronkonkoma , NY 631-617-6427 Island Empanada in Ronkonkoma. Credit: Newsday / Joan Reminick Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Type: Spanish Description: Roy Pelea and his family, with roots in Puerto Rico, have devoted an entire eatery to empanadas. A favorite is the traditional ground beef version with its "secret" sofrito sauce. Website Add an event Correct this listing Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.