The clouds have slid in, but the earlier sunshine drew enough of a crowd to Alki tonight to make it look a little bit like almost-summer. And the newest deck open for food and drink is the balloon-festooned El Chupacabra Mexican restaurant and bar, site of the former Casa Feliz, beneath Siam Pura, east of Homefront. This is the second location for El Chupacabra, a quirky hit on Phinney Ridge. Owner Aaron Wright is on Alki tonight:
Inside, following up on our preview from earlier this week, a little more of the distinctive decor:
And what would any place named after a mythical creature be without a few skeletons on the shelves?
You can find menu – including plenty of vegetarian/vegan options, as Wright promised when we first talked to him in January – and hours information on El Chupacabra’s Facebook page.