Mangú is definitely the most popular dish in the Dominican Republic. It consists of boiled green plantains that are mashed and fried, usually served with sautéed onions, garlic, and vinegar, topped with eggs (sunny side up), salami, and cheese.
Dominican Sancocho is a thick soup made with different kinds of meat (chicken, beef, pork), tubers, and vegetables.
La Bandera Dominicana, or the Dominican flag, is a popular dish that represents the colors of the Dominican Republic flag: red, blue and white. It is made with white rice, meat (chicken, beef or pork), beans, sautéed onions and garlic, cilantro and tomato sauce.
Tostones are a type of Dominican pastry made with green plantains, oil, salt, and water. Tostones are very popular in the Dominican Republic and can be found in most restaurants and street stands.
Empanadas are a type of Dominican pastry made with flour, water, salt, butter, and fillings such as cheese, meat, chicken, or vegetables. Empanadas can be either baked or fried