Manchego

Spanish Tapas

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Overview

Manchego celebrates Spanish cuisine in Santa Monica with tapas and dishes like braised short rib empanadas, roasted brussel sprouts tossed with charred bacon and mushrooms or Wagyu beef albondigas (meatballs) topped with fenugreek crema. The bar pours Spanish wines, sangrias and soju-based cocktails.

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Accolades

  • The 11 Best Places for Tapas in Santa Monica 2016- Foursquare

Menu for Manchego

Main Menu

Charcuterie & Cheese

  • Manchego Sheep's milk from la mancha
  • Cabra Romero Rosemary goat cheese
  • Queso Iberico Cow's, sheep's and goat's milk cheese
  • Cabra Al Vino Semi-soft goat cheese immersed in red wine
  • Idiazabal Basque raw sheep's milk
  • Mahon Merorca cow's milk
  • Picon Asturian blue cheese, cow's milk
  • Jamon Serrano Dry-cured spanish ham
  • Chorizo Pamplona Cured sausage made with beef and pork and paprika
  • Chorizo Soria Cured sausage, smoky and garlicky flavor
  • Salchichón Cured sausage seasoned with whole black peppercorns
  • Lomo Embuchado Dry-cured meat made from a pork tenderloin
  • Jamón Ibérico Dry cured iberian pork
    $23.00

Tapas

  • Marinated Olives
    $6.00
  • Deviled Eggs
    $7.00
  • Tortilla Española (Spanish Omelet)
    $8.00
  • Goat Cheese and Fig Tostado
    $8.00
  • Spinach Croquetas
    $8.00
  • Mushroom Croquetas
    $8.00
  • Patatas Bravas, Garlic Aioli
    $8.00
  • Shishito Peppers, Maldon Salt
    $12.00
  • Manchego Mac and Cheese, Truffle Oil
    $12.00
  • Calamares En Su Tinta, Squid Stewed in Ink Sauce
    $13.00
  • Gambas Al Ajillo, Spicy Garlic Shrimp
    $14.00
  • Baked Pulpo, Baby Octopus Stewed in Garlic and Tomato
    $14.00
  • Grilled Octopus, Lemon, Caper, Olive
    $16.00
  • Jamón Wrapped Dates, Spanish Goat Cheese
    $9.00
  • Crispy Prosciutto Tostado, Burrata Cheese and Fig Jam
    $9.00
  • Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Mushroom, Vinagre De Jerez
    $11.00
  • Braised Short Rib Empanadas
    $11.00
  • Membrillo Glazed Pork Belly, Marcona Almonds
    $12.00
  • Catalan Chicken, Chablis Soaked Raisins, Almonds
    $14.00
  • Albondigas, Wagyu Beef Meatballs, Fenugreek Crema
    $14.00
  • Hanger Steak, Mashed Potato, Horseradish Aioli
    $15.00
  • Braised Short Ribs, Crispy Polenta
    $17.00
  • Grilled Lamb Chops, Tzatziki, Crispy Capers
    $18.00

Ensaladas

  • Baby Kale Salad, Avocado, Pomegranate, Ibérico Cheese, Mint, Citrus
    $13.00
  • Romaine Salad, Cherry Tomatoes, Anchoa Olives, Young Manchego
    $13.00
  • Beet and Burrata Salad, Pistachio Dust, Fresh Herbs
    $13.00

Dulce

  • Churros De La Casa, Spanish Cola Cao
    $7.00
  • Flan De Yeye
    $7.00

Drinks

  • White Sangria
    $8.00
  • Legaris, Verdejo, Spain
    $11.00
    $33.00
  • Vina Clavidor, Verdejo, Spain
    $11.00
    $33.00
  • Licia, Albarino, Spain
    $13.00
    $34.00
  • Solo, Rose, Spain
    $12.00
    $35.00
  • Tres Sabores, Rose, Napa Valley
    $12.00
    $35.00
  • Hermanos, Torrontes, Argentina
    $13.00
    $36.00
  • Tres Sabores, Sauv Blanc, Napa Valley
    $13.00
    $36.00
  • Fillaboa, Albarino, Spain
    $13.00
    $37.00
  • Raimat, Rose, Spain
    $14.00
    $40.00
  • Anna, Brut Cava, Sparkling, Spain
    $12.00
    $35.00
  • Turonia, Albarino, Spain
    $15.00
    $47.00
  • Anna, Brut Rose, Sparkling, Spain
    Btl $35.00
  • Poema, Brut Rose, Sparkling Spain
    Btl $35.00
  • Poema, Brut Cava, Sparkling Spain
    Btl $35.00
  • Quinta De Couselo, Rosal, Spain
    Btl $37.00
  • Finca Vinoa, Ribeiro, Ribeiro, Spain
    Btl $52.00
  • Red Sangria
    $8.00
  • Croft, Port, Portugal
    Gl $11.00
  • Coto De Hayas, Crianza, Spain
    $11.00
    $34.00
  • Belezos, Rioja, Tinto Joven, Spain
    $12.00
    $35.00
  • Castillo De Monseran, Grenache, Spain
    $12.00
    $34.00
  • Algueira, Mencia Joven, Spain
    $13.00
    $37.00
  • Nexus, Cosecha, Spain
    $13.00
    $39.00
  • Pago De Los Capellanes, Joven Roble, Spain
    $15.00
    $47.00
  • Coto De Hayas, Garnacha Centenaria, Spain
    $15.00
    $46.00
  • Lo Duca, Lambrusco, Sparkling, Italy
    Btl $34.00
  • Crucillon, Tinto, Spain
    Btl $35.00
  • Joaquin Rebolledo, Mencia, Spain
    Btl $35.00
  • Por Que No? Zinfindel, Napa Valley, Ca
    Btl $37.00
  • Scala Dei, Garnatcha, Spain
    Btl $41.00
  • Belezos, Tinto, Organic, Spain
    Btl $41.00
  • Legaris, Crianza, Spain
    Btl $48.00
  • Vina Santurnia Reserva '08, Rioja, Spain
    Btl $49.00
  • Pago De Los Capellanes '10, Crianza, Spain
    Btl $72.00
  • Hefe/ Leffe / Stone IPA/ Stella Artois/ 805/ Hoegaarden
    Btl $7.00
  • Sparkling Water
    Sm $4.00
    Lg $6.00
  • Cola Cao
    $5.00
  • Espresso
    $4.00

Happy Hour

  • Romaine Salad, Avocado, Tomato, Anchoa Olives, Manchego
    $5.00
  • Goat Cheese and Figs Tostado, Honey and Truffle Oil
    $5.00
  • Croquetas
    $5.00
  • Calamares En Su Tinta, Squid Stewed in Ink Sauce
    $6.00
  • Albondigas, Beef Meatballs, Fenugreek Crema
    $7.00
  • Spanish Cheese and Cured Meat Board
    $7.00
  • White or Red Sangria / House Red or White Wine
    $7.00

Lunch & Brunch

  • Desayuno, 3 Eggs, Crispy Bacon, Patatas Bravas, Fig Jam & Toast
    $14.00
  • Market Omelet, Farmers Market Vegetables, Spanish Goat Cheese
    $14.00
  • Chorizo Omelet, Pique Peppers, Manchego Cheese
    $14.00
  • Torrijas, "The Spanish French Toast", Crispy Bacon
    $14.00
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Mixed Spanish Cheeses
    $14.00
  • Jamón Sandwich, Serrano Ham, Chorizo, Lomo, Iberico Cheese, Fried Eggs
    $15.00
  • Bottomless Sangria /Bottomless Mimosa
    $15.00

2518 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Eclectic, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Wine/Beer Only
    Phone: (310) 450-3900
  • Private Dining Room: No