Dominican Republic Food List

Maybe not an exhaustive Dominican Republic food list but here is a list of some of the best known known Dominican Republic food and drinks. We will be adding mnore information -- links to Dominican recipes and such like -- in due course. In the mean time feel free to send us your additional suggestions:

Dominican Republic food list

Dishes and Items:

  • Albóndigas

  • Sancocho

  • Mangú

  • Tostones

  • Empanada

  • Arroz Habichuelas y Carnes

  • Chicharrones

  • Pollo Guisado

  • Locrio De Arenque

  • Chimichurry

  • Yucca con Cebolla

  • Platanos Maduros/Platanos de Caldero

  • Asopado

  • Pernil

  • Quipes/Kipes

  • Arepitas de Maíz

  • Bacalao

  • Bacalaítos

  • Buche Perico

  • Chivo /~Picante /~Liniero

  • Chofan

  • Espaguetis

  • Moro de grandules

  • Jonikaike/Yaniqueque/Johnny Cake

  • Lechón Asado

  • Locrio

  • Longanesa/Longaniza

  • Mofongo / Monfongo

  • Mondongo

  • Morcilla

  • Pasteles en Hoja

  • Paticas de Cerdo

  • Pechuga de Pollo

  • Pescado Frito

  • Pica-Pica

  • Rabo Encendido

  • Revuelitos

  • Salpicón

  • Tortilla de Huevos

Dominican Puddings/Sweet Dishes:

  • Biscocho -- Domincan term for cake

  • Arroz Doce -- Sweet rice pudding made with milk

  • Flan -- Almost ubiquitous Hispanic desssert , a type of egg custard

  • Habichuelas Con Dulce -- A sweet pudding made with beans

  • Suspiro -- Literally means a 'breath' but actually in dessert terms -- meringue

  • Champola -- A kind of rick milkshake made with evaporated milk and fruit pulp

  • Dulce de Leche -- an intensely seet milk pudding

  • Bunuelos -- Dominican donuts/doughnuts! Served with sugar and cinammon

Dominican Beverages:

  • Batida -- Milkshake

  • Mabi -- A fizzy drink made from bark and fruit extracts

  • Mamajuana -- The 'infamous' Domincan cure-all and tonic sometimes described as 'liquid viagra'... Read more about Mamajuana onsite here

  • Medio pollo -- Literrally 'half a chicken' -- but in fact a term for coffee with milk!

  • Morir soñando -- "To die dreaming" a rich combination of condensed milk and orange juice

  • Té de Jengibre -- Ginger tea


  • Concón

  • Pan de Agua

  • Queso Geo

  • Queso de Hoja

See our other page: -- Food of the Dominican Republic

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