Special Menu

View Tangata's NEW Group Tour Lunch Menu

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Reservations are recommended.
Phone Reservations: 714.550.0906


Celebrate the arrival of the "Guo Pei: Couture Beyond" exhibit with an exclusive menu of dishes inspired by the culture and work of the iconic Chinese designer


Duck confit, red Belgian endive, speckled lettuce, celeriac mousse, cara cara orange, baby fennel, spiced walnuts, champagne vinaigrette | 16


Seared black cod, Chinese forbidden rice, roasted fennel, crispy rainbow carrot, pea tendril | 22


Meyer lemon mousse, caramel Chantilly, cilantro coulis, sesame coconut crisp | 9

Indulge In A Delightful Dining Experience

Tangata Restaurant and the Bowers welcome groups of all sizes and offer special pricing to ensure the most memorable experience. Tangata Restaurant serves delicious, Pacific Rim-inspired cuisine for groups of 15 or more. Plan a sit-down meal inside the restaurant, a leisurely lunch on the patio, or enjoy a picnic boxed lunch in the courtyard. Make it a truly special event by planning an elegant, fully catered meal in an exclusive on-site setting.

Plan group dining by calling 714-567-3630 (Reservations are required for groups).

Enjoy a leisurely luncheon at award-winning Tangata Restaurant. Outdoor seating is also available, overlooking the Bowers Museum's historic Mission-style courtyard. Browse the rare and exotic at the Bowers Museum Gallery Store.

It's more than just a shopping trip—it's a cultural experience.

TANGATA – part  of Joachim Splichal’s Patina Restaurant Group – will be offering three-course wine  dinners to celebrate the new exhibitions this Fall. Each one-night-only menu  reflects our chef ’s inspiration by the Bowers’ special exhibits and programs  hailing from Mexico, Italy and France. Take advantage of these evening hours and bring a  friend! Make your reservation today!

Tangata/Patina Restaurant Group Catering

Tangata Restaurant is perfect for social or business luncheons and gatherings. Our sophisticated cuisine and impeccable service will impress your guests. Located just off the 5 freeway, we also offer convenient parking. The Bowers Museum adds a twinkle to romantic weddings, banquets and receptions under the stars with its lush Mission-style courtyard, replete with romantic fountains, year-round flowers, an attractive tiered patio, and Spanish-style balcony.

Learn more about Tangata/Patina Restaurant Group Catering.

To receive more information about our catering and private event options, please contact Tangata Restaurant General Manager:

Al Kanjo | 714-567-3630

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paitna cateringAL KANJO
CATERING SALES MANAGER | Bowers Museum & Tangata Restaurant
2002 N Main St | Santa Ana, California 92706
T 714.567.3630 | C 949.244.7619 | F 213.814.1857 | akanjo@patinagroup.com

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