Tangata

2002 N. main St. Santa AnaCA92706
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The largest art museum in Orange County, Bowers Museum offers exhibitions, lectures, art classes, travel programs, children's art education programs, and other special community programs. In 1986, the museum closed its doors for a period of self-study. In response to community needs and input, it reopened in 1992 as a new cultural center, and expanded children's programming in 1994 with the...
by opentable on February 14, 2017 from opentable

Editorial Reviews

A "pleasant surprise" at the Santa Ana Bowers Museum, this Patina Group Californian provides a "nice break" for patrons with "helpful" service and "fresh, tasty" offerings that "change seasonally" and are as "creative" as the "artistic flair" on the walls; the "airy", "white-tablecloth" dining room and "lovely", Mission-style courtyard comprise a "charming" "sanctuary" that belies the...
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
Tangata Restaurant Restaurant Review:
Though Joachim Splichal's restaurants are generally dinner destinations, this outpost in the courtyard of the Bowers Museum represents a most welcome foray into daytime dining. The patio lends a Spanish vibe, with views of white stucco walls, red brick roofs and hanging purple bougainvillea. Inside, the reimagined modern space is cheerful and bright, with bursts of red emanating from the...
by gayot on November 09, 2011 from gayot

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Tangata (or "mankind" in the tribal Maori language of New Zealand) features sleek, contemporary decor, glass walls and a ceiling framed with stuccoed beams and large sky lights allowing ambient light to illuminate the main dining area. Located in the historic setting of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, the 160-seat restaurant dedicates half of its seating to alfresco dining on two patio areas...
by yahoolocal on July 19, 2012 from yahoolocal