crispy handmade corn tortilla, split and filled with black bean puree, topped with lettuce, shredded turkey, pickled red onions, tomato and a slice of avocado
Salbutes (order Of 2)
fluffy handmade corn tortilla, topped with lettuce, ground pork & beef mixture, pickled red onions, tomatoes and a slice of avocado
Kibi (order Of 3)
brought to the yucatan by lebanese immigrants over a century ago, these ground beef and cracked wheat patties are seasoned with mint and spices, fried golden brown and served with yucatecan pickled red onions.
Tostada de Ceviche De Pescado
mild white fish marinated in lime juice with tomato, onion, cilantro, avocado & serrano pepper
House made chorizo smoked over mesquite embers. Served with sliced avocado, roasted tomato sauce, roasted onions and tortillas
roasted tomato, pumpkin seed & chive dip served with handmade "pan arabe" flatbread.
Vegetales al Carbon
Wood grilled vegetables with almond pipian sauce
Sopas / Soups
Caldo De Pavo
light turkey broth, cabbage, pickled red onions, and shredded turkey. crispy tortilla chips on the side.
Sopa De Lima
light turkey broth scented with a Yucatan variety of citrus called "Lima", shredded turkey and crunchy tortilla strips.
Tortas / Sandwiches
Sandwiches are made with our home made Yucatan style "Pan Frances" a soft baguette style loaf. Served with a scoop of spicy potato salad and tortilla chips.
charbroiled chicken, black bean puree, avocado, tomato, roasted onions.
Torta De Poc Chuc
charbroiled pork, black bean, avocado, tomato, roasted onions.
Platos Fuertes | Entrees
succulent pork marinated with achiote, sour orange juice, and spices, cooked in banana leaves, topped with pickled red onions served with sauteed black beans, rice and steamy tortillas.
thin slices of pork shoulder, cooked over mesquite charcoal, marinated with sour orange juice served with roasted red onion, roasted tomato sauce, avocado, black bean puree, corn tortillas and house made "longaniza" chorizo.
juicy bone-in chicken legs marinated with achiote, sour orange juice and spices, cooked in banana leaves, and topped with pickled red onions, served with sauteed black beans, confetti rice, and steamy tortillas.
boneless chicken legs, cooked over mesquite charcoal, marinated with achiote and sour orange juice served with fried plaintains, roasted red onions, rice and black beans. (chicken breast available $1 extra)
two fried eggs perched on a crispy corn tortilla spread with black bean puree; a scattering of diced ham, cheddar cheese, and peas served with a light tomato sauce and fried plantains.
four rolled corn tortillas moistened with ground roasted pumpkin seed and epazote sauce, stuffed with hard boiled egg and topped with tomato sauce.
Bistec a la Yucateca
thinly pounded angus new york strip steak (6 oz.), carmelized onions, rice, black bean puree, fried potato slices, fried plantain & corn tortillas.
two 4 oz. center cut basa filets marinated with lime juice and achiote, served on top of rice with a citrus jicama salad on the side.
Pescado Playa Lancheros / Whole Grilled Branzino
Whole branzino, butterfly cut and deboned, grilled over mesquite fire served with sliced avocado, pico de gallo, pickled onions, rice, beans and corn tortillas
Hollowed out Edam Cheese stuffed with ground pork & beef flavored with capers & olives. Served with a white olive-caper white sauce & tomato sauce.
Tacos De Cochinita Pibil (order Of 2)
our succulent achiote-marinated pork shredded and topped with red pickled onions served on steamy tortillas.
Tacos De Pollo Asado (order Of 2)
charbroiled achiote-marinated chicken, black bean puree, avocado, charred onions, and chunky fire roasted tomato sauce served on steamy tortillas.
Tacos De Chicharron (order Of 2)
fried pork cracklings, pico de gallo & diced avocado.
Tacos De Poc Chuc (order Of 2)
marinated slices of pork, black bean puree, lettuce, charred red onions, and chunky fire roasted tomato sauce served on steamy tortillas.
Tacos De Pescado (order Of 2)
Breaded and fried fish, tartar sauce, cabbage & pico de gallo.
Tacos de Longaniza (order Of 2)
Two house made "longaniza" chorizo tacos, black bean puree, avocado, roasted tomato salsa, roasted pickled onions
finely milled corn masa, steamed in a banana leaf makes this tamale exceptionally moist and soft. filled with achiote-seasoned chicken.
very thin tamale filled with achiote seasoned chicken, pork or vegetables and steamed in a banana leaf.
Tamal Horneado (baked)
filled with achiote seasoned chicken, hard-cooked eggs, sliced tomatoes, and epazote. this tamale is baked instead of steamed, taking on a crunchy texture.
Brazo De Reina
a rolled tamale filled with a pinwheel of chaya, roasted pumpkin seeds, hard-cooked eggs, steamed in a banana leaf served with a light tomato sauce.
Accompanamientos / Side Dishes
Ensalada De Papa
yucatan style potato salad with carrots, green peas, mayonnaise, black pepper and mild jalapeno pepper.
home style rice cooked with onion & garlic.
Ensalada De Jicama Y Naranja
citrus jicama salad. orange, mandarin orange and diced jicama tossed with cilantro, lime juice and crushed cayenne pepper over mixed greens.
6 slices of fried plantain
Bebidas / Drinks
Agua De Chaya
Postres / Dessert
dense vanilla flan with traditional caramel sauce.
thick sliced toasted bread cooked in cinnamon-raisin syrup.
Platano Con Crema
fried plantain with cream.
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Chichen Itza Restaurant is a family-owned and operated restaurant serving delicious Southeast Mexican cuisine inside the Mercado la Paloma in south Los Angeles. We specialize in Yucatecan food, maintaining the authentic flavors while adding a modern twist. Our food is unique and delicious, made with fresh ingredients by a renowned local chef.
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