TINGA - LaBrea

Modern Mexican

Great Modern Mexican Restaurant in Southern California. Tinga serves only the freshest ingredients with a huge selection of craft beers.

SMALL PLATES, SNACKS & SIDES

DRIED CHICKPEAS, FAVA BEANS, PISTACHIOS  |  4.00
Oven-dried, roasted and salted

JALAPEÑO ESCABECHE  |  4.00
Pickled jalapeños, onions, cauliflower, chayote, jicama, and carrots                                                

GUACAMOLE  |  9.00
Fresh avocado mashed with pico de gallo and lime, topped with chipotle salsa and cotija

TRES SALSA TASTING   |   9.95
Two salsas and guacamole

CHIPS & SALSA  |  4.75
Two salsas and queso fresco

BLISTERED PEPPERS  |  8.00
Creamy rice with salsa verde, pickled onion

MUSHROOM PUPUSAS   |   10.50
Three pupusas filled with wild and tame mushrooms, black beans and Oaxaca cheese, finished with chips, chipotle salsa and guacamole

ELOTE ESPECIAL   |   6.00
Grilled sweet corn, lime, crema, chili, poblano puree  

CAULIFLOWER "RICE"   |  5.25
Grated cauliflower, sautéed onion, cilantro, crispy quinoa

BLACK BEAN DIP  |  8.75
with sour cream, Cerignola olive and pico de gallo. Topped with salsa suegra and pickled onion

SALADS

KALE CAESAR  |   11.75
Raw kale and brussels sprouts, roasted peppers and pepitas, blue cheese caesar vinaigrette, cotija

ARUGULA  |   10.50
Wild baby arugula with fresh mango, jicama, chili powder, cotija and citrus-lime vinaigrette

CHICKEN TINGA  |   13.25
Chicken Tinga, house pickled cabbage and red onions, shredded lettuce, guacamole, chipotle salsa, crema and queso fresco

TORTAS

CHICKEN TINGA   |   12.25
Shredded lettuce, pickled onion, chicken tinga, refried beans, guacamole, queso fresco and chipotle salsa

BRAISED SHORT RIB  |  13.25
Refried beans, papas bravas, crema, pickled cabbage, salsa verde and queso fresco

PORK LOIN  |  12.00
Organic, cumin-rubbed pork loin, poblano chiles, refried beans, pepper jack cheese, and ahogada salsa

DOWNTOWN DOG TORTA  |  12.50
Boar's Head all-beef dog, Nueske bacon, grilled onions and jalapeños, cheddar, ketchup, mustard

CARNITAS

MEXICAN COCA-COLA BRAISED CARNITAS
cilantro & onion, guajillo-pineapple salsa, serrano avocado sauce, chicharrones, and hand-pressed tortillas

1/2 POUND CARNITAS    |   15.75
with 6 TORTILLAS

1 POUND CARNITAS   |   21.95
with 12 TORTILLAS  

1 1/2 POUNDS CARNITAS   |   28.50
with 18 TORTILLAS 

CARNITAS SPECIAL
Every day 4:00-7:00pm
1/2 lb Carnitas and a Big Corona $17.00

QUESADILLAS

With guacamole, cotija & pico de gallo

MUSHROOM|   11.75
Wild and tame mushroom pate, monterey jack

STEAK AND MUSHROOM|   16.50
Prime flat iron steak, mushroom pate, jack cheese

CHICKENTINGA|   13.50
Corn, chipotle, lemon brined chicken breast and chicken tinga, cilantro, roasted peppers

BLACK BEAN & GOAT CHEESE|   11.25
Black beans, goat cheese and jack cheese

POTATO & CHORIZO QUESADILLA  |   13.50
With chorizo and papas bravas

TACOS

CHICKEN TINGA   |   8.95
Chipotle steeped shredded chicken with lettuce, crema, cotija and pickled red onions

MEXICAN COCA-COLA BRAISED CARNITAS   |   10.05
With chicharrones, guajillo-pineapple salsa and avocado serrano sauce

BRAISED SHORT RIB   |   11.75
Gnger and shiitake marinated CAB short rib with salsa verde and pickled red cabbage, suegra salsa, papas bravas, pickled peppers, queso fresco, and crema

PAPAS BRAVAS   |   8.00
Mashed bashed and smashed potatoes with pasilla rajas, pickled peppers, queso fresco and “ Mother in Law” salsa

PRIME FLAT IRON STEAK   |   12.25
Grilled flat iron steak, guacamole, dog snout salsa, shredded lettuce, roasted peppers and queso fresco  

"THE GENESIS"   CUMIN AND GARLIC-RUBBED GRILLED PORK LOIN   |   9.50
Roasted and grilled with poblanos, pepper-jack cheese and ahogado salsa

SINGLE TACO   |   5.25

TWO TACO COMBO   |   15.25
Two tacos, home made refried beans, arroz con crema

BURRITOS & BOWLS

CHICKEN TINGA   |   12.75
Chipotle-steeped shredded chicken, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, black beans, crema, pickled red onion, queso fresco and cheddar-jack cheese

PRIME FLAT IRON STEAK   |   16.50
Pico de gallo, peppers, shredded lettuce, guacamole and queso fresco

COCHINITA PIBIL    |   12.15
Orange and achiote-marinated pork, black beans, roasted corn, arroz con crema, pickled red onions, cochinita salsa and habanero salsa

GENESIS    |   12.00
Marinated and cumin-rubbed pork loin with pasillas, pepper- jack, queso fresco, black and refried beans and salsa ahogada

CHILI RELLENO   |   12.25
Queso fresco stuffed pasilla peppers with arroz con crema, refried beans, chipotle salsa and pico de gallo

BRC   |   11.65
Black beans, refried beans, roasted corn, arroz con crema, pico de gallo, pasilla purée and queso fresco

NACHOS

COCHINITA PIBIL   |   13.25
Orange and achiote-marinated pork with habanero salsa, Monterrey jack, guacamole, pico de gallo, pickled red onions and queso fresco. LA's Best Nachos 3-years running....

CHICKEN TINGA   |   13.50
Chicken Tinga, crema, pico de gallo, pickled red onion, cheddar-jack cheese and guacamole. Topped with queso fresco

BLACK BEAN & GOAT CHEESE   |   11.50
Jack cheese, goat cheese, black beans, guacamole and pico de gallo, roasted peppers, pickled red onion, roasted pasilla peppers, queso fresco

DESSERT

HOUSE MADE PALETAS (popsicles)  |  3.75ea

Pineapple-Chili [vegan]

Watermelon-Tajín [vegan]

Honeydew-Cantaloupe [vegan]

Blackberry-Greek Yogurt

Strawberries & Cream

Mexican Chocolate

Banana

Toasted Coconut

Piña Colada

 

CHURROS  |  7.50
Classic, crispy churros rolled in cinnamon-sugar with
home made sweet and salty caramel

PEACH & BERRY CROSTATA  |  9.75
Open-faced fruit pie with vanilla ice cream