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TINGA

Mexican Restaurant
142 S LA Brea Ave (at 2nd St), Los Angeles, CA 90036, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • Noon–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • Noon–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, BYO
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.5/10

Based on 90 votes

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  • What you need to know
    LA Home & Style
    "The dirty horchata is on everyones list here."(8 Tips)
    Marissa M.
    "Must try the Elote Especial (corn salad thing)."(3 Tips)
    Maxwell R.
    "crazy hot cochinita pibil taco with a pork taco."(3 Tips)
    Barndi K.
    "Conchinita pibil nachos are THE best!"(2 Tips)
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  • tacos
  • dirty horchata
  • elote especial
  • nachos
  • quesadillas
  • tortas
  • watermelon lemonade
  • pork
  • good for a quick meal
  • corn
  • good service
  • great value
  • chicken tinga
  • Kobe beef
  • trendy
  • sandwiches
  • salads
  • beer
  • cochinita pibil
  • salsa
  • Christopher D.

    Cochinita Pibil Nachos and carnitas

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  • Jeff Q.

    If you like spicy get the pibil

    Jeff Quandt · August 10, 2015
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  • Tiana D.

    The carnitas + steak tacos are absurdly good. As is the watermelon lemonade (pulpy cause it's fresh so don't complain). One warning: there are A LOT of onions in EVERYTHING- listed or not.

    Tiana Danger · May 23, 2015
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  • Natalie G.

    The night I went they were very under staffed and the waiters didn't seem to know what they were doing but they were incredibly nice and the tacos made up for everything.

    Natalie Guerra · May 14, 2015
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  • Enrique N.

    Goat cheese and black bean nachos are good enough for 2! Great food

    Enrique Nunez · May 21, 2014
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  • Aubrey C.

    Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!

    Aubrey Craft Jr. · November 7, 2013
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  • Sarah D.

    The dirty horchata is phenomenal.

    Sarah D · September 2, 2013
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  • Amanda B.

    They finally have beer! Highlights of the draft list include: Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, and The Bruery Humulus Lager. Yay!

    Amanda Burton · August 7, 2013
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  • LA Home & Style

    The dirty horchata is on everyones list here.

    LA Home & Style · March 14, 2013
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  • Kristen L.

    Must: Elote Especial. Recommend: Dirty Horchata (w/ espresso), the Nueske bacon, black bean & mushroom quesadilla, the hot-as-Hades habanero salsa on the Pibil tacos.

    Kristen Lisanti · December 16, 2012
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  • Elisa O.

    Voted Best nachos in LA by the LA Weekly!

    Elisa Oaxaca Anthony · December 6, 2012
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  • SocialSoundSystem

    Cochinita Pibil is like my step-father's from Mexico City. I think I can eat the rice with crema for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    SocialSoundSystem · October 17, 2012
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  • Maxwell R.

    Get a two taco combo - balance the crazy hot cochinita pibil taco with a pork taco. And get a dirty horchata to drink. I should know... I'm the mayor.

    Maxwell R · September 24, 2012
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  • AskMen

    While you won’t find beer on the menu, it’s a bring-your-own brews place, so you’ll find some savings there and a great vibe in which to enjoy a meal with the guys. Read more

    AskMen · September 13, 2012
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  • Chad L.

    Try the dirty horchata!

    Chad Lauterbach · July 21, 2012
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  • Tee G.

    Bring your own beer, wine or cava in. The chicken tinga nachos are insane. Come hungry.

    Tee Golihew · May 27, 2012
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  • Barndi K.

    Conchinita pibil nachos are THE best!

    Barndi Kim · May 5, 2012
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  • Jeff M.

    Went with friends who ate the chicken and got food poisoning. Beware.

    Jeff Mindell · April 22, 2012
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  • Amanda B.

    Actually open til 10 on Friday and Saturday nights!

    Amanda Burton · April 14, 2012
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  • Brett R.

    Try the Braised Shortrib Tacos

    Brett Rothenberg · March 25, 2012
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  • Brett R.

    Try the Elote Especial

    Brett Rothenberg · March 25, 2012
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  • Tobie C.

    Holy crap, the salpicon torta is ridiculous...good, really good ridiculousness (pork). Elote especial is the best side dish ever (corn).

    Tobie C · February 16, 2012
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  • Andrew S.

    Pork tacos and short rib tacos are the best. The corn with lime cream is also amazing.

    Andrew S · December 24, 2011
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  • Mike R.

    The cochinita pibil is so spicy it makes hallucinate. Just a bit.

    Mike Romo · December 9, 2011
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  • Ryan P.

    Quesadillas are incredible, and don't miss the elote salad. Do yourself a favor and eat here.

    Ryan Pohanic · October 22, 2011
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  • BlackboardEats

    Menu musts: Pechuga tacos (chicken breast, salsa verde, and queso fresco), Elote especial or Chorizo quesadilla - http://bit.ly/qfCCt6

    BlackboardEats · September 20, 2011
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  • Sean M.

    Omg best horchata

    Sean Moo · May 15, 2011
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  • Mike M.

    pork torta and dirty horchata !!

    Mike Macadaan · May 15, 2011
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  • Robert V.

    Casual nuevo-mexican food at it's finest. Tastiest tortas that have EVER met my lips. The pork loin torta and kobe beef torta are worthy to be tagged best sandwiches in LA.

    Robert Vallejos · May 4, 2011
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  • Jason S.

    Dirty Horchata!! Horchata + espresso shot. $5.50

    Jason S. · April 3, 2011
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  • Ernesto M.

    Their tortas are amazing. The pork one is the best of the three.

    Ernesto Moreno · March 4, 2011
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  • Norman H.

    The corn side dish is very special. Combination of several tastes - tangy and a bit sweet too.

    Norman Hollyn · December 31, 2010
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  • Marissa M.

    Must try the Elote Especial (corn salad thing). & of course the tinga tostadas!

    Marissa Mota · December 17, 2010
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  • Gillian

    The Pibil tacos come with ca ray zee hot habanero salsa. Tasty but painful!

    Gillian · December 10, 2010
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  • Christopher L.

    The corn salsa is ridiculous

    Christopher Laedlein · November 20, 2010
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  • Lady D.

    Try the dirty horchata!

    Lady Ducayne · November 14, 2010
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  • Jane Olivia

    The Watermelon Lemonade is a dupe of watermelon Jolly Rancher!

    Jane Olivia · September 4, 2010
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  • Jason B.

    Their salsa is really good

    Jason Blagman · August 22, 2010
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  • Ishmael

    Try the short rib tacos

    Ishmael · August 20, 2010
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  • Jon Z.

    The Corn is sick

    Jon Zerden · August 11, 2010
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