Tapas are small, which is why you feel so big and powerful when eating them. Feed your forthcoming growth spurt with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Spanish Cuisine for Dinner
Guests sup from a menu of fine Spanish dishes, such as tapas of chorizo al infierno flambéed in brandy ($9) and manchego cheese with quince ($9), or they can dine on main courses such as chuleton de cerdo, a pork chop with red pepper in a Pedro Ximénez reduction ($17), and paella marinera with fish, shrimp, octopus, mussels, clams, and scallops ($36).
Dinner is served Tuesday–Sunday, 5 p.m.–11 p.m.
El Bodegón Tapas & Wine
While there's no exact English equivalent of the word "bodegón," it roughly translates to "tavern" or "wine cellar"⎯a place where neighbors and friends sip wine and share laughs over plates of Spanish tapas. So at El Bodegón, head chef Alexis Marinez uses his decade and a half of restaurant experience to whip up a menu featuring dishes from the Iberian peninsula, such as small plates of cheese and charcuterie, pan-seared chicken, grilled skirt steak, and light, flaky mahi and grouper. He also stocks imported wines and beers to pair with his food, to ensure an authentic dining experience. Far more than a trendy tapas joint, El Bodegón prides itself on its warm, family atmosphere and wealth of potential material for a heartwarming sitcom, with Alexis' sister Jackie Mendez and mother Nadine Lopez serving as co-owners and managers. As guests dig into pots of seafood or chicken paella and savor imported Spanish olives and Manchego cheese, musicians set a relaxing mood by strumming harps and classical guitars, while clay tile floors, brick walls, and arch-bordered alcoves exude a charming, rustic air.