Manu’s serves excellent Cuban, Caribbean, and Dominican food in a super casual space accented by bright walls and coffee can utensil holders. We’ve heard that money can’t buy you happiness, but the Cuban dip sandwich (complete with a side of salty pork jus for dunking) makes us pretty f*cking happy, and we paid for that. Add a couple picadillo or yam/smoked gouda empanadas, which are made with yucca dough and served with a highly addictive olive oil chimichurri. We don’t blame you if you decide to not show up for work afterwards, or even just quit your job altogether.
Manu’s Bodega is permanently closed.
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