Manu Alfau has created a perfect sliver of a tropical getaway with La Bodega, a mainly daytime and happy-hour eatery that brings the homey flavors and sorbet colors of his native Dominican Republic to Pioneer Square's gallery district. Savory basics rule here, starting with $3 empanadas, little fried pies made of yucca and stuffed with either roasted sweet potato or seasoned beef. Beware, the pork can sell out early. Open Monday-Friday.
100 Prefontaine Place S.
Seattle, WA 98104
Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday
Average price of a dinner entrée:
$10 - $15
$15 - $25
$25 and over
Note: Price reflects average breakfast or lunch
entrée if that is restaurant's primary meal.
Meals available: Lunch, Dinner
Alcohol: Wine, Beer
Payment forms: All major credit cards
Parking: Street parking
Disabled access: Yes
wheelchair accessible but dining space is tight.
From The Times
La Bodega: Delicious Dominican fare (March 21, 2014)
By Tyrone Beason
At La Bodega in Pioneer Square, chef Manu Alfau takes the expertise he learned in some of Seattle’s best kitchens and applies it to the Dominican food of his youth.