Upscale Mexican Meal with Appetizer for 2 or 4, or Taco Meal for 15 at Chichen Itza Restaurant (Up to 61% Off)

Southeast Los Angeles

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In a Nutshell

Menu lauded by LA Weekly reflects Mayan, Spanish, and Lebanese influences on Yucatan cuisine

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 16th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required for parties of 15 or more. Meal for 15 option valid only for dinner. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $14 for a meal for 2 with one soup or appetizer, two entrees, and 2 drinks (up to a $34.97 value)
  • $29 for a meal for 4 with one soup or appetizer, four entrees, and 4 drinks (up to a $63.95 value)
  • $50 for a meal for 15 with 15 orders of tacos and 15 drinks (up to a $127.35 value)

The menu includes soups and appetizers (up to a $5.99 value each) such as ceviche de pescado, marinated in lime juice, tomato, onion, and cilantro. Entrees (up to a $10.99 value each) include cochinita pibil—pork marinated with achiote, cooked in banana leaves, and topped with pickled red onions. Nonalcoholic drinks (up to a $3.50 value each) include horchata and agua de chaya.

Chichen Itza Restaurant

Before you die, you must eat one of Chichen Itza Restaurant’s panuchos. At least that’s the opinion of LA Weekly food critic Jonathan Gold, who included the appetizer on his list of 99 essential L.A. eats. The turkey-stuffed corn tortillas kick off chef Gilberto Cetina's menu, which contains original recipes as well as Mayan, Spanish, and Lebanese dishes traditionally found in Cetina's native Yucatan. Among the selection of mesquite-grilled entrees is the cochinita pibil, a pork dish that Gilberto marinates with sour orange juice and spices before cooking it in banana leaves. The dish's “succulent, aromatic, tender, irresistible pork” is so sought after that Gilberto makes up to 60 pounds a day, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chichen Itza is located inside Mercado La Paloma, an upscale food court whose restaurants, bakery, and juice bar have attracted attention from local press. Patrons approach the restaurant’s counter to order their meal and then wait at linen-dressed tables for servers to present their selected dishes.



Reviews

My favorite dish hands down would be the Pollo Asado. So moist, so tender, so much flavor. Everything about that dish a good suprise.

John H., Yelp, 10/5/11

And the Bistec was also amazing, which came with some of the best rice I've EVER had. It was seriously that awesome.

Gino E., Yelp, 4/15/12

Tips

  • “Great food at a great price!”

  • “Defenetly would recommend this place, food was great ”

  • “Nice place, hidden away good customer service!”

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    Southeast Los Angeles

    3655 S Grand Ave.

    Suite C6

    Los Angeles, California 90007

    213-741-1075

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