Dining at Tangata Restaurant

Tangata Restaurant (or "mankind" in the tribal Maori language of New Zealand) features modern decor enclosed by glass walls, a ceiling framed with stuccoed beams, and large windows to allow ambient light to illuminate the main dining area. Located in the Bowers Museum's Mission-style courtyard, the restaurant dedicates half of its seating to alfresco dining on two large patio areas. The patios and courtyard are perfect for romantic weddings or evening receptions. Tangata is open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday, with a diverse menu of Pacific Rim-inspired cuisine. In addition to an array of appetizers and main courses, Tangata Restaurant offers a tantilizing selection of desserts and a sophisticated drink menu.

View Tangata's Lunch Menu featuring new items inspired by Dimensions of Form: Tamayo & Mixografia

View Tangata's Dessert Menu

Reservations are recommended.

Phone Reservations: 714.550.0906

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/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:

Cherie Yuen | 714-567-3630

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paitna cateringCHERIE YUEN
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 | cyuen@patinagroup.com

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