Welcome To La Isla Cuisine

“Washington State’s first and best Puerto Rican Cuisine Restaurant. We love our food and so do our customers, who continually rank La Isla as the best Caribbean Restaurant in the area. Don’t take our word for it, please join us for lunch, dinner or cocktails at either of our Seattle or Redmond locations.”

Brunch

BRUNCH FOOD


PLATOS


PUERTORRICAN BREAKFAST (A GREAT HANGOVER CURE)

2 over easy eggs on top of homemade rice & beans with ketchup – 8

ENCEBOLLADO STEAK SCRAMBLE

Steak, 3 egg scramble w/grilled onions. peppers. mushrooms & Mozz cheese served over home fries – 13

TOSTADA Y CAFE

Toasted bread slice with butter or cheese with coffee – 6

CLASSIC PLATE

3 Eggs any style, 2 ham slices or 2 pieces of bacon or a 2 sausage links and a toast with butter – 12

BLUE CRAB OR SMOKED SALMON BENEDICT EGGS

2 poached eggs over Blue crab or smoked salmon on a bed of tostones topped with our home made Hollandaise sauce. Served with home fries or salad – 15 (Substitute tostones for English muffin for $1)

PANCAKES

2 pancakes accompanied with Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries topped with whipped cream – 10 (Add one more pancake for $3)

FRENCH TOAST

2 french toasts accompanied with Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries topped with whipped cream – 10 (Add one more french toast for $3)

CORNMEAL OR CREAM OF WHEAT

Home made cornmeal or cream of wheat served in a bowl with fruit and cinnamon – 8

CHURRASCO A CABALLO

Churrasco steak topped with Provencal Chimichurri, 2 over easy eggs and french fries – 15


SANDWICHES

ALL SANDWICHES ARE SERVED ON TOASTED PAN DE AGUA STYLE BREAD WITH KETCHUP & YOUR CHOICE OF FRENCH OR SWEET POTATO FRIES


OMELETTE

3 egg omelette with a mix of bell peppers and mushrooms. Choose between ham or tofu for the extra protein. – 13

JAMON, QUESO Y HUEVO

Ham, cheddar cheese, and 2 fried eggs panini press style – 10


KIDS ITEMS

12 YEARS OLD AND UNDER ONLY


KIDS COMBO

1 pancake or french toast, 1 egg any style and 1 piece of ham, bacon or sausage (pork or turkey) – 7

KIDS CORNMEAL OR CREAM OF WHEAT

Small bowl of cornmeal or cream of wheat with fruit and cinnamon – 5

BRUNCH LIBATIONS


OLD SAN JUAN BLOODY MARY

House Infused Cilantro Vodka & La ISla’s very own Bloody Mary Mix Featuring Our Famous Isla De Fuego Sauce Garnished With A Salt Rim, Maduro & Roasted Red Pepper – 10 (*Try it with Our House Infused Cilantro Rum)

THE OLD MANDALAY

Don Q Cristal, Don Q Anejo, OJ & Ginger Beer – 9

HEMINGWAY

Flor De Cana 4 Year Rum, Maraschino Liqueur, Grapefruit & Lime Juice – 9

LA ISLA COFFEE

Spiced Rum, Tia Maria Coffee Liqueur & Dark Roast Coffee. Garnished With Whipped Cream, Cinnamon, Nutmeg & A Sugar Rim – 10

MIMOSAS Glass/Carafe

Classic- Bubbles & Orange Juice – 7/24

Flavored- Bubbles With The Choice Of Guava, Mango or Strawberry – 8/27

Lunch

PLATES


LUNCH EMPANADILLA – 8
Made to order, deep fried, flaky turnover packed with your choice of Ground Beef, Chicken, Pork, Cheese, Potato, Pizza, or Veggie. Served with rice and beans and ajilimojili dipping sauce

MEDLEY DE PLATANOS – 8
Sweet maduros and crispy tostones with rice and beans, mayo ketchup and michael sauces (gf)(vg)


BOWLS

Served with two tostones. Add 2 more for $1


PERNIL – 9
Slow roasted pork shoulder, hand pulled atop a bed of arroz con gandules. Served with tostones, mayo ketchup sauce and mojito flamboyan! (gf)

ROPA VIEJA – 10
Red wine stewed beef, a bed of arroz con gandules. Served with tostones (gf)

POLLO GUISADO – 9
Tender, stewed chicken thighs, sofrito,olives, capers & potatoes over a bed of rice. Served with tostones (gf)

SANDWICHES

All sandwiches are served on toasted Pan de Agua style bread with ketchup and your choice of French or sweet potato fries


CUBANO
Pulled pork, ham, swiss cheese, mustard and pickles  11

TRIPLETA
Grilled ham, marinated steak and our pernil (pulled pork) topped with melted swiss cheese, lettuce, and potato crisps 11

LA ISLA BURGER
Square cut burger, with bits of maduro cooked in, seasoned the Puerto Rican way. Served with lettuce, tomato and mayo-ketchup 12
-add ons: cheddar or swiss $1, bacon $2, mushrooms $1


SOPA Y ENSALADA


SOPA DE LENTEJAS
A vegan lentil stew with a sofrito base, potatoes, carrots, olive oil and spices, served on a bed of rice cup 4.50, bowl 7 (gf)(vg)

SOPA DEL DIA
Chef’s creation of the day cup 4.50, bowl 8

LLOYD’S HALIBUT CEVICHE
Halibut, avocado, cilantro, olive oil, diced onions, bell peppers, jalapeño and garlic marinated in fresh squeezed lemon juice with 2 tostones on the side 12 (gf)

ENSALADA DE LA ISLA
Mixed organic spring greens tossed with carrots, green onions & mango bites; available with Jason’s balsamic vinaigrette, or island rum dressing (contains
alcohol) small 4.50, Entree 7
– with 8 oz Churrasco steak, red peppers, and tostones 18 (gf)
– with 8 oz blackened wild caught Coho Cajun salmon, mango pineapple salsa 23 (gf)
– with 8 oz Chicken breast 16 (gf)

VT = VEGETARIAN, VG=VEGAN
GF= GLUTEN FREE (ALL ‘GLUTEN FREE’ ITEMS THAT ARE FRIED ARE DONE SO IN COOKING OIL THAT IS NOT GLUTEN FREE.)
*=EATING RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOODS INCREASES YOUR RISK OF FOOD BORNE ILLNESS

Dinner Menu

APPETIZERS


EMPANADILLAS
Made to order, deep fried, flaky turnover packed with any of the below choices, with ajilimojili dipping sauce 4
(add mozzarella cheese to any empanada for .50 extra)
Pernil/Marinated Pulled Pork
Carne Molida/Seasoned Ground Beef
Pollo/Pulled Chicken
Papa/Potato (vt)
Queso/Mozzarella cheese (vt)
Pizza (vt)
Veggie (vg)

MEDLEY DE PLATANOS
A mixture of sweet maduros and crispy tostones with Mojito 5 (vg)(gf)

CARNE FRITA
Marinated bone in ‘pork wings’, flash fried with sautéed onions 8 (gf)

PLATO DE APERITIVO
A sample of our delicious appetizers: One empanadilla of your choice, one bacalaito, three tostones and an alcapurria (beef or veggie). Accompanied by our amazing dipping sauces! 12 (can be made -vg or vt)

ALCAPURRIAS
Ground green banana, filled with ground beef OR veggie mix, fried & served with pique 6 (gf)

CHICHARRONES DE POLLO
‘Popcorn’ style fried chicken & adobo with mayoketchup 6

BACALAITOS
Crispy salted Cod fritters fried in a house batter, with ajilimojili and limes 8

GANDULES DIP
Scrumptious blend of onions, garlic, red peppers, green pigeon peas, olive oil, vinegar and spices, served cold with tostones cups 7 (vg)(gf)

LLOYD’S HALIBUT CEVICHE
Halibut, avocado, cilantro, olive oil, diced onions, bell peppers, jalapeño and garlic marinated in fresh squeezed lemon juice with 2 tostones on the side 12 (gf)

CAMARONES
6 jumbo, butterflied prawns sautéed in olive oil, white wine and butter, with your choice of sauce 12 (gf)

Al Ajillo/Garlic-garlicy garlic garlic sauce with garlic
Isla De Fuego/Spicy-Fiery hot habenero & jalapeño
Coco/House made garlic and coconut sauce
A la Criolla/House made creole sauce(not spicy)

SOUP & SALAD


SOPA DE LENTEJAS
A vegan lentil stew sofrito, potatoes, carrots, olive oil and spices, served on a bed of rice 4.5 cup, 7 bowl

SOPA DEL DIA
Chef’s creation of the day 4.5 cup, 8 bowl

LA ISLA HOUSE SALAD
Mixed organic spring greens tossed with carrots, green onions & mango bites; available with Jason’s balsamic vinaigrette, or island rum dressing (contains alcohol) small 4.50, Dinner 7
– with 8 oz Churrasco steak, red peppers, and tostones 18 (gf)
– with 8 oz blackened wild caught Coho Cajun salmon, mango pineapple salsa 23 (gf)
– with 8 oz Chicken breast 16 (gf)


SANDWICHES

Served with ketchup & your choice of french fries or sweet potato fries. All sandwiches served on warm Pan de Agua style bread

CUBANO
Pulled pork, ham, swiss cheese, mustard and pickles. 11 Recommended beer: Pale Ale

TRIPLETA
Grilled ham, marinated steak and our pernil (pulled pork) topped with melted swiss cheese, lettuce, potato crisps and our delicious mayo/ketchup. 12 Recommended beer: Citrus IPA

*LA ISLA BURGER
Square cut burger, with bits of maduro cooked in, seasoned the Puerto Rican way. Served with lettuce, tomato and mayo-ketchup 12
-add ons: cheddar or swiss $1, bacon $2, mushrooms $1
Recommended beer: Lager

PLATOS PRINCIPALES

All entrees served with Abuela’s rice and beans, tostones, and mojito sauce. Substitutions available for extra charge.

PERNIL DIVINO
Our most popular dish! Pork shoulder marinated for days, slow roasted and hand pulled! 18 (gf)
Wine pairing: Belle Ambience Pinot Noir
Beer: Lager

*BISTEC ENCEBOLLADO
8 oz cut of Flat Iron Steak, marinated in olive oil, garlic and vinegar, griddle cooked and topped with sautéed onions. 18 (gf)
– Add al ajillo or isla de fuego prawns (la isla surf n turf) – add $3
– Get it spicy for $1 more
Wine Pairing: Jean Leon 3055 Cabernet
Beer: Lager

*SALMON –
Our Two time Ballard Seafood Festival winner wild Coho salmon!
– Grilled: Seasoned in a lemon, oil & garlic marinade, topped with grilled onions – 23 (gf)
– Blackened: Spicy Cajun – pan seared & oven finished, topped with our mango-pineapple salsa 23 (gf)
– Caribbean: Marinated in a sweet cilantro and essence of orange sauce with a little spicy touch- pan seared & oven finished – 23 (gf)
Recommended with: Casal Garcia Vinho Verde
Beer: Apricot Ale

PEZ GATO
Breaded catfish strips seasoned in adobo and lime juice, fried to a crispy golden brown. Served with house made pique sauce and lime 17
Recommended with: La Marca Prosecco
Beer: Cider

*CHULETAS
Two 6 oz bone-in pork chops, marinated with lemon, garlic and adobo 18

Served in two styles:
– A La Criolla-bell peppers, onions, garlic, cilantro and tomato sauce in a red creole sauce
– Deep fried, crispy and succulent!
Criolla recommended with: Riojana Malbec
Frita recommended with: Belle Ambiance Pinot Noir
Beer: Amber

ROPA VIEJA
It means ‘Old Clothes’-really. 🙂 A popular dish of the islands shredded flank steak, julienned peppers, onion, red wine and adobo-simmered to perfection 18
Recommended with: Riojana Malbec
Beer: Stout

POLLO
Guisado: Tender, slow-cooked chicken thighs in a sofrito seasoned stew with olives, capers & potatoes 17 (gf)
Asado: Half chicken marinated in oregano, garlic and adobo 18 (gf)
A La Plancha: Breast marinated in roasted garlic with onions. 18 (gf)
Recommended with: Casal Garcia Rose

PASTELON
Reviewed by many as our best dish! Our Puerto Rican style lasagna; layers of sweet plantains, mozzarella cheese and your choice of filling: 18
Pernil – our slow roasted pulled pork with mojito flamboyan and a customer favorite!
Carne Molida – seasoned, all natural ground beef simmered in sofrito and tomato sauce
Veggie – eggplant, zucchini, tofu-veggie mix
*pastelon is cooked to order and takes about 15 minutes-it is well worth the wait
Recommended with: Valdelacasa Tempranillo

CHURRASCO CHIMICHURRI
8 oz. Churrasco steak, topped with provenscal chimichurri. Served with arroz mamposteao and maduros 20
Recommended with: Nexus One Tempranillo
Beer: IPA

CHILLO FRITO
Whole fried red snapper, seasoned with adobo and house made mojo marinade 22
Recommended with: Belle Ambience Pinot Noir
Beer: Hefeweisen

MOFONGO
Our most traditional island dish made up of fried, smashed plantains, served in a Pilon with a side salad. Takes up to 20 minutes to cook, but worth the wait. 8
Protein- Add $11
– Pernil
– Pollo Guisado
– Carne Frita
– Ropa vieja
– Camarones add $13

DESSERT


FLAN

Melt-in-your-mouth vanilla custard, with a hint of cinnamon – 5

TEMBLEQUE

Creamy coconut custard, sprinkled with cinnamon – 5

FLANCOCHO

Dense chocolate cake, topped with our delicious vanilla custard – 5

GUAYABITAS VIVIAN

Sweet guava and cream cheese layered torte, served with old fashioned ice cream, and sprinkled with cinnamon – 6

TRES LECHES

Three-milk sponge cake with frosting, served with ice cream and whipped cream, topped with stawberries – 7



AFTER DINNER DRINKS


Coquito

Served year round! Puerto Rico’s holiday spiked egg nog, with nutmeg…Delicioso! – 7

La Isla Coffee

Spiced Rum, Tia Maria, 151, cinnamon, nutmeg, and whipped cream – 10

Chocolate Covered Cherry

Cruzan vanilla rum, creme de cacoa, Godiva white chocolate liqueur, cream, maraschino and chocolate, with a cherry garnish – 10

Coconut Key Lime Pie

Flor de Cana rum, whipped cream vodka, coconut cream, pineapple and lime juice – 10

Rum Float

Your choice of rum (see the flavored rum list opposite) over old fashioned vanilla ice cream and Sprite or Coca Cola. With whipped cream and cherry on top. Add $2 to the rum price



AFTER DINNER RUMS


Don Q Coconut, Limon, Passion, or Pina Rums – 7

Don Q Spiced – 8

Captain Morgan Private Stock Spiced Single Barrel – 8

Chairman’s Reserve Spiced – 10

Charbay Tahitian Vanilla – 9

Koloa Hawaiian Coconut – 9

Koloa Hawaiian Coffee – 9

Koloa Hawaiian Spiced – 9

Kraken Dark Spiced – 8

Plantation Stiggins Fancy Pineapple Spiced – 8

Sailor Jerry Spiced – 8

Ron Miel (Honey Rum) – 8



SIDES


ARROZ CON HABICHUELAS – 4.5
Our home made rice and beans and island staple (gf)

ARROZ CON GANDULES – 5
Yellow rice with ham & green pigeon peas (gf)

ARROZ “MAMPOSTEAO” – 5
Yellow rice with ham, veggies & habichuelas (gf)

TOSTONES – 3
Smashed green plantains with mojito sauce (vg)(gf)

MADUROS – 3
Ripened, sliced plantains with michael sauce (vg)(gf)

YUCA FRITA – 4
Yuca fries (vg)(gf)

PAPAS FRITAS – 3
french fried potatoes (vg)(gf)


FAMILY BEVERAGES



In addition to soft drinks, coffee and tea, we also offer:
-Soda fountain 2.5
-Lemonade 4
-Malta 4
-Orange, Cranberry or Pineapple Juice 2.50
-Scratch Juices 4 (guava, mango, or passionfruit)

VT = VEGETARIAN, VG=VEGAN
GF= GLUTEN FREE (ALL ‘GLUTEN FREE’ ITEMS THAT ARE FRIED ARE DONE SO IN COOKING OIL THAT IS NOT GLUTEN FREE.)
*=EATING RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOODS INCREASES YOUR RISK OF FOOD BORNE ILLNESS

Drinks

RUM FLIGHTS

AROMATIC AMBROSIA – 22

  • Dzama Presige Noir
  • Centanario 20 yr
  • Abuelo Napoleon

WHISKEY STYLE – 14

  • El Dorado 15 yr
  • Prichards
  • Don Poncho

SWEET, SMOOTH & SAVORY – 14

  • Zaya
  • Belize One Barrel
  • Dzama Cuvée Noir

PUERTO RICO PARADISE – 14

  • Havana Club PR
  • Ron Del Barrilito 3 Star
  • Don Q Gran Anejo



SEASONAL COCKTAILS

GIN FLAIR

Big Gin, elderflower, orange & apple liqueur, grapefruit juice, cane sugar and grape fruit bitters – 11

NOT NUTTIN’ AROUND

Stoli Citrus Vodka, Meletti Amaro, Walnut Bitters, egg whites and lemon juice – 13

PINGUINO SUCIO

Cruzan Black Strap Rum, Fernet, Velvet Falernum with muddled ginger, lime & bitters all topped with ginger beer – 12



LA ISLA’S SIGNATURE DRINKS

SANGRIA

A crisp and refreshing summer classic

Carafe-25

                        DON Q MOJITO

 

– Classic –

Don Q rum, mint, limes, house made mint cane syrup – 8

– Fruit –

Mango, guava, passion fruit, pineapple, strawberry, or coconut – 10

– Velvet –

Tamarind, coconut, and a hint of mango – 10

– Spicy –

Green jalapenos, and orange habanero – 9

-Scotch-

Scotch, coconut rum, coconut cream – 10

BLACK BARREL MANHATTAN

Mt. Gay Black Barrel rum, sweet vermouth, bitters – 13

PISCO SOUR

Pisco La Caravedo, lemon, lime, egg white & Peychaud’s – 11

WHISKEY COCONUT WATER

Dewar’s whiskey with coconut water – 9

MAI TAI ISLA

Meyers, Don Q Crystal and Gold rums, Pineapple & Orange Juice with Orgeat – 11

PINA COLADA

Blended Don Q rums, Coconut cream & Pineapple topped with Whipped Cream – 10

CAIPIRINHA

Muddled lime, sugar, Brazilian cachaça – 10

*Add Novo Fogo Cachaça $3 extra*

GUAVARITA

Tequila, Guava Rum, guava puree, lemon & lime – 10

LATIN 75

Flor de Cana Rum, Prosecco and sweetened Fresh Lemon. – 11



WINE

REDS

BELLE AMBIANCE Pinot Noir Sonoma 8/32

RIOJANA Malbec Sonoma 9/34

RENE BARBIERI Temp-Merlot Blend   Spain 8/32

 

WHITES

RUFFINO LUMINA Pinot Grigio  Italy  8/32

ORLANO   VINO VERDE Portugal  8/32

 

ROSÉ

ORLANO   VINO VERDE ROSE Portugal 8/32

 

SPARKLING

LA MARCA Prosecco Italy 8/34

NICOLAS FEUILATTE Champagne France 68



BOTTLED BEER

Sculpin Grapefruit IPA – 6

Lagunitas Dogtown Pale Ale – 5

Deschutes Pacific Wonderland Lager – 5

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale – 5

Heineken – 5

Negra Modelo – 5

Corona Light – 5

Rainier 16oz can – 4

Pyramid Hefeweisen – 5

Rotating Stout – 6

Rotating Ciders – 6

ASK ABOUT OUR ROTATING DRAFTS

“La Isla always carries an extensive cocktail menu. Each drink is made from scratch with fresh ingredients by our local bartenders. Please visit us to see the current specials and see our bartenders in action.”

Happy Hour

  • Everyday: 3pm to 6pm (All Ages)
  • Sunday – Thursday: 10pm-11:30pm (21+)
  • Friday & Saturday: 10pm-1am (21+)
  • 1 Drink Minimum For Late Night Happy Hour
  • Happy Hour Prices For Dine in Only

HAPPY HOUR DRINKS


CLASSIC MOJITO ($7 Early /$5 Late) & CUBA LIBRE $5

$1 OFF OUR SIGNATURE DRINKS LIST

DRAFT BEERS – TODAY’S SELECTIONS $4

WINE TODAY’S WHITE OR TODAY’S RED $5

MOCKTAILS, SCRATCH JUICES & LEMONADES $4

HAPPY HOUR FOOD


$5


MEDLEY DE PLATANOS

Mix of green and sweet plantains

CARNE FRITA

Marinated pork flash fried with sautéed onions.

CHICHARRONES

“Popcorn” style fried chicken & adobo

PERNIL CUPS

Green plantains cups filled with pulled pork

GANDULES DIP

Scrumptious blend of onions, garlic, red peppers, green pigeon peas , olive oil, vinegar and spices, served cold with Tostones cups

EMPANADILLAS

Two Deep fried flaky turnovers. Pick between: Beef, Chicken, Pork, Potato, Cheese or Pizza.

BACALAITOS

Crispy salted Cod fritters fried in a house batter.

ENSALADA DE LA CASA

Organic greens with mango bits. Vinaigrette or rum Lime dressing (contains alcohol)

FRENCH OR SWEET POTATO FRIES BUNCH


$8


CAMARONES

6 Jumbo prawns sautéed with your choice of garlic, criolla, spicy or coconut sauce.Mix 2 sauces for $1more

CEVICHE DE GALDO

Halibut with avocado, cilantro, onion, habanero, diced peppers, olive oil and garlic marinated in fresh squeezed lemon. ( Eating raw food may cause food borne illness)


$3


FLAN

Delectable, melt in your mouth vanilla custard

ORDER ONLINE

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Contact

LOCATION

2320 NW Market Street
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 789 – 0516
vicentelaisla@gmail.com


HOURS

Sunday – Thursday: 11am – Close
Friday & Saturday: 11am – Close
Brunch Sat/Sun: 11am – 2pm


CATERING INFO

Contact: vicentelaisla@gmail.com

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