Broken Spanish

Modern Mexican

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  • 2015 Best Cocktail Program
  • 2015 Best Mexican
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Overview

At Broken Spanish, chef Ray Garcia combines classic, home-cooking Mexican cuisine with seasonal California spirit in dishes like lamb neck tamales, oxtail quesadilla with plantains or hearty chicharron with elephant garlic sauce. Lively crowds flock to this DTLA gem -- with a colorful, multi-room interior (in the former Rivera space) dotted with greenery and woody art pieces -- for dinner and selections off the eclectic wine and inspired cocktail lists, the artful cocktails often showcasing tequila and mezcal.

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ACCOLADES

  • Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants 2016 — Los Angeles Times
  • Best Upscale Mexican 2016 LA Weekly
  • The 20 Hottest New Restaurants Around LA 2015  Zagat
  • LA: 3 Top Places to Drink Your Dinner 2016  Table8

Menu for Broken Spanish

Food Menu

Botanas

  • Pollo Prensado Chicken Thigh, Chicken Skin, Cock's Comb, Guajillo
    $13.00
  • Oysters Charred Serrano Mignonette, Hoja Santa
    $12.00
  • Queso Fundido Bacalao, Quesillo, Roasted Tomato
    $15.00
  • Chicken Necks Chile de Arbol, Lime Salt
    $11.00
  • Caracoles Snails, Mushroom, Mole Verde, Stinging Nettle
    $17.00
  • Cabbage Cueritos, Cilantro
    $8.00
  • Tostada Pinquito Bean, Goat Cheese, Pickled Wax Bean, Sea Bean
    $14.00
  • Frijoles Heirloom Ayocote Beans, Tomato, Cilantro
    $9.00

Tortillas

  • Heirloom Corn Tortillas
    $4.00
    $6.00
  • Tortillas, Refried Lentils
    $12.00
  • Tortillas, Whipped Carnitas Fat
    $8.00

Tamales

  • Endive, Poblano, Queso Oaxaca, Bechamel
    $16.00
  • Lamb Neck, King Oyster Mushroom, Queso Oaxaca
    $16.00

Entradas

  • Ensalada Hydroponic Green, Radish, Garbanzo, Meyer Lemon
    $12.00
  • Camote Sweet Potato, Pig Tail, Trompa, Chile de Arbol, Verjus
    $14.00
  • Green Beans Poached Egg, Sofrito, Salsa Chapuline, Cotija
    $12.00
  • Beet Pibil Yellow Beet, Achiote, Pickled Onion, Bitter Greens
    $14.00
  • Chochoyotes Masa Dumpling, Potato, Green Garlic, Pasilla
    $14.00
  • Fideo Vermicelli, Fennel, Crema, Avocado, Hoja Santa
    $14.00
  • Mushrooms Black Garlic, Chile de Arbol, Verdolaga, Griddled Masa
    $16.00
  • Chile Relleno Poblano, Potato, Kale, Lemon, Soubise
    $15.00
  • Quesadilla Oxtail, Plantain, Habanero, Salsa Quemada
    $15.00
  • Bay Scallops Clam Veloute, Xoconostle, Purslane
    $24.00

Platos Principales

  • Rabbit Nopales, Bacon, Cherry Tomato
    $22.00
  • Red Snapper Leek, Green Clamato, Clams, Avocado
    $49.00
  • Duck Grape, Peanut, Mole, Chile Tepin
    $36.00
  • Carnitas Lamb Shoulder, Kabocha Squash Escabeche, Pomegranate Salsa
    $29.00
  • Chicharron Elephant Garlic Mojo, Radish Sprout, Picked Herbs
    $39.00
  • Carne Asada Rib Eye, Maui Onion, Fingerling Potato, Salsa Molcajete
    $42.00

From Our Team:

  • A 3% charge will be added to your check to help cover the cost of health care benefits that we offer for our full-time employees. Thank you for supporting our staff. If you would like this charge removed, please let your server know and the charge will be removed. Menus displayed are samples only. Actual menus and prices are subject to change at any time and may not reflect what is currently available.

Dessert

Dessert

  • Tamal Pumpkin Spiced Masa, Persimmon, Hachiya Ice Cream, Brown Butter Pepitas
    $12.00
  • Cafe de Olla Hazelnut Dacquoise, Canela Pastry Cream, Jivara Ganache, Mocha Stout Reduction, Cafe-Canela Ice Cream
    $13.00
  • Chocolate Torte Peanut Praline, Manjari Chocolate, Coconut-Habanero Caramel, Plantain, Passion Fruit Ice Cream
    $13.00
  • Flan Goat's Milk Flan, Whipped Honey, Azelia-Avocado Ganache, Wine Poached Pear
    $12.00
  • Baked Oaxaca Lemon Curd, Chocolate Sponge, Meringue, Vanilla-Gusano Powder, Mole Ice Cream
    $13.00
  • Ice Cream/Sorbet Coconut Ice Cream, Corn Tortilla Ice Cream, Tamarindo Sorbet, Cacao Sorbet
    3 For $10.00

Coffee & Tea

  • Verve Single Original
    20 Oz $8.00
  • Art of Tea Hojicha, Tridosha, Manzanilla, Yerba Mate, Aztec Spice
    $5.00

From Our Team:

  • A 3% charge will be added to your check to help cover the cost of health care benefits that we offer for our full-time employees. Thank you for supporting our staff. If you would like this charge removed, please let your server know and the charge will be removed. Menus displayed are samples only. Actual menus and prices are subject to change at any time and may not reflect what is currently available.

Cocktail & Wine Menu

Cocktails

"I Want Something with Citrus, Shaken That's Not Too Sweet"

  • Green Garden Blanco Tequila, Belle de Brillet, Lemon, Ginger, Green Juice Medley, Fennel Flower. Served over ice.
    $14.00
  • El Gallito Valiente Mezcal, Gin, Lime, Passion Fruit Falernum, Habañero Served over ice.
    $12.00
  • La Jarra Mezcal, Dolin Dry, Lime, Pineapple, Thai Basil. Served over tiny ice in a jar.
    $14.00
  • Tepache Fizz Blanco Tequila, Genever, East Indian Cream Sherry, Lemon, Pineapple Tepache Soda, Cinnamon & Spices. Served over ice in a mug.
    $14.00
  • Chan Chan Toki Japanese Whisky, Santiago Quince, Lemon, Ginger, Apple Bitters. Served over ice.
    $14.00
  • Cazuela - Fun to share! Mezcal, Blanco Tequila, Mandarin Napoleon, Lime, Fresh Jicama, Pineapple, Fresno Chili. Served in a traditional "Cazuela" dish with some pretty flowers.
    $20.00
  • Mercado San Juan Mezcal, Aged Cachaca, Dolin Genepy, Lime, Tomatillo, Falernum, Habanero. Served over a large cube.
    $14.00
  • La Capilla Blanco Tequila, Aperol, Lime, Oro Blanco, Egg White, Grapefruit Soda. Served up.
    $12.00

"I'd Like Something That's Spirit-Forward, Aromatic, and Stirred. ..Like an Old Fashioned or a Manhattan. "

  • Conquistador Gracias Espadin Mezcal, Caperitif, Contratto Aperitif, Bitterman's Boston Bitters, Tangerine. Served over a large ice cube.
    $14.00
  • El Mirlo Bonded Bourbon, Fernet Vallet, Cardamoro, Grand Marnier, Miracle Mile Toasted Pecan Bitters. Served over a large ice cube with nutmeg.
    $14.00
  • La Duena Fortaleza Anejo, Palo Cortado Sherry, Rose Hip, Cynar 70. Served up.
    $18.00
  • My Abuelo Anejo Tequila, Creme de Cacao, Tamarind, Bittermans Hopped Grapefruit Bitter. Served over a large ice cube.
    $12.00

"I'd Like a Beer"

  • Bohemia
    $6.00
  • Agua Mala Sirena, Pilsner, Ensenada
    $9.00
  • Cerveza Fauna, Mala Vida Blonde, Mexicali
    $9.00
  • Wendlandt, Red Ale, Ensanada
    $9.00
  • Border Psycho, Coffee Cream Ale, Tijuana
    $9.00
  • Insurgente La Lapulosa IPA, Tijuana
    $12.00
  • Insurgente Tiniebla Wheat Beer, Tijuana
    $12.00

Vino

Vinos de Mexico - Valle de Guadalupe

  • Villa Montefiori, Chardonnay, 2013
    $12.00
    $48.00
  • Lechuza, Chardonnay, "Acero Inoxidable", 2014
    $52.00
  • Santo Tomas, Uva Mision, 2012
    $48.00
  • Piedra del Sol, Chardonnay, 2014
    $45.00

Vinos de Mexico - Valle de Guadalupe

  • Malagon, "El Grenache", 2011
    $61.00
  • Santo Tomas, Barbera, 2010
    $55.00
  • Santo Tomas, Tempranillo-Cabernet, 2012
    $49.00
  • Vino de Piedra, Tinto, 2011
    $85.00
  • Villa Montefiori, Cabernet-Sangiovese, 2011
    $52.00
  • Alxima, "Magma", 2012
    $79.00
  • Cava Maciel, Mourvedre, "Luneo", 2012
    $58.00
  • Las Nubes, "Collecion de Parcela", 2013
    $51.00

Burbujas

  • Perle De Ma Mère, Crémant De Bourgogne, "La Perle", Nv - Burgundy, FR
    $15.00
    Bottle $67.00
  • Gramona, Brut Nature, Gran Reserva, "Illustros", Nv - Cava, Sp
    Bottle $130.00

Rosa

  • Rhythm Wine Co., Graciano, "The Meadow" , 2015 - Lodi, CA
    $13.00
    $56.00
  • Château Vannierrès, 2014 - Bandol, Fr
    Bottle $89.00
  • Lafage, "Miraflors", 2015 - Rousillon, FR
    $45.00
  • Casa Ferreiniha, Vinha Grande, 2014 - Duoro, POR
    $60.00

Blanco

  • Ingrid Groiss, Gemischter Satz, 2014 - Aut
    Bottle $56.00
  • Salomon Undhof, Grüner Veltliner, Weiden & Berg, 2014 - Kremstal, Au
    Glass $13.00
    Bottle $52.00
  • De Iuliis, Semillon, "Aged Release", 2006 - Hunter Valley, Au
    Bottle $71.00
  • Dragonette, Chardonnay, "Duvarita Vineyard, 2014 - Santa Barbara County, CA
    $112.00
  • J. Mourat, Moulin Blanc, "Blanc De Blancs", 2013 - Loire, Fr
    Bottle $62.00
  • Rene Lamy, Chassagne-Montrachet, 1er Cru, "Les Vergers", 2013 - Burgundy, FR
    $141.00
  • Domaine Francois Raveneau, Chablis, Grand Cru, Clos, 2003 - Burgundy, FR
    $330.00
  • Manoir du Capucin, Macon, Solutre-Pouilly, 2013 - Burgundy, FR
    $56.00
  • Domaine Bordebave, "Les Copains D'abord", 2013 Jurançon - Fr
    Bottle $54.00
  • Chateau Musar, Gaston Hochar, 2006 - Bekka Valley, Lbn
    Bottle $98.00
  • Michel Autran, Vouvray, "Les Enfer Tranquilles, 2013 - Loire, FR
    $62.00
  • Alheit, Chenin Blanc, Magnetic North Mountain, Makstok, 2014 - Olifants River, SA
    $119.00
  • Clos Mogador, Nelin, 20011 - Priorat, SP
    Bottle $110.00
  • Mas Nicot, 2014 - Languedoc, FR
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Oremus, Furmint, "Mandolas", 2010 - Tokaji, Hu
    Bottle $42.00
  • Terroir al Limit Soc. Lda., "Terra de Cuques", 2013 - Priorat, SP
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Rein, Pinot Blanc, "Shrader Ranch", 2014 - Mendocino County, CA
    $59.00
  • Pierre Frick, Riesling, Grand Cru, "Vorburg", 2011 - Alsace, FR
    $78.00
  • Erben Von Beulwitz, Riesling Spätlese, Kaseler Nies'chen, 2004 - Mosel, Ger
    Bottle $72.00
  • Emrich-Schönleber, Riesling Spätlese, Frülingsplätzchen, 2011 - Nahe, GER
    Bottle $89.00
  • Dr. Hermann, Riesling Kabinett, Erdener Treppchen, 2012 - Mosel, GER
    Glass $15.00
    Bottle $60.00
  • Malat, Riesling, Silberbichl, 2013 - Kremstal, AUT
    Bottle $87.00
  • Kettmeir, Muller Thyrgau, 2013 - Sudtirol, IT
    $45.00
  • Gessami, "Gramona", 2013 - Penedes, SP
    $51.00
  • Siegrist, Blanc De Noir, 2013 0 - Gutswein, Ger
    Bottle $48.00
  • Xion, Albarino, 2014 - Rias Baixas
    $45.00
  • Quinta de Ameal, Loureiro, Vinho Verde, 2014 - Ponte de Lima, POR
    $48.00
  • Dominio do Bibei, Lapola, 2004 - Ribeira Sacra, SP
    $93.00
  • Quinta Do Crasto, Vinho Branco, 2010 - Duoro, Por
    Bottle $58.00

Tinto

  • Jean-Claude Credoz, Poulsard, "En Lya", 2014 - Jura, FR
    $18.00
    $72.00
  • Johanneshof, Reinisch, St. Laurent, 2012 -Thermenregion, AUT
    $52.00
  • Domaine Yohan Lardy, Moulin-a-Vent, 2013 - Beajoulais, FR
    $60.00
  • Pierre Riffault, "Les 7 Hommes", 2013 - Sancerre, FR
    $64.00
  • Philippe Pacalet, Nuits Saint George, 2009 - Burgundy, Fr
    Bottle $155.00
  • Contat-Grange, Maranges, 1er Cru, Fussiere, 2011 - Burgundy, FR
    $77.00
  • Dragonette Cellars, Pinot Noir, "Radian Vineyard", 2013 - Sta. Rita Hill, Ca
    Bottle $125.00
  • Inman Family, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, 2012 - Sonoma, CA
    $16.00
    $64.00
  • Harrington, Trousseau, "Siletto Vineyard", 2014 - San Benito County, CA
    $66.00
  • Sadie Family Wine, Tinta Barocca, "Treinspoor", 2013 - Swartland, SA
    $75.00
  • Domaine de Beausejour, Chinon, 2012 - Loire, FR
    $61.00
  • Alvaro Palacios, Finca Dofi, 2008 - Priorat, SP
    $199.00
  • A.A. Badenhurst, Grenache, 2012 - Swartland, SA
    $95.00
  • Costers del Gravet, 2011 - Montsant, SP
    $13.00
    $52.00
  • Recanati, Carignan, 2013 - Judean Hills, ISR
    $110.00
  • Franc Tireur, Cotes Catalanes, 2013 - Rousillon, FR
    $14.00
    $56.00
  • Domaine L'Ostal Caz, Minervois, 2012 - Roussilon, FR
    $62.00
  • Hecht & Bannier, Cotes du Roussilon, 2011 - FR
    $49.00
  • Cos, Frappato, 2008 - Sicilia, IT
    $59.00
  • Ambyth Estate, "Revera", Biodynamic, 2010 - Paso Robles, CA
    $15.00
    $60.00
  • Duas Quintas, Reserva Especial, 2003 - Duoro, POR
    $115.00
  • Vega Sicilia, Valbuena, 2003 - Ribera del Duero, SP
    $265.00
  • La Rioja Alta, Gran Reserva, "890", 1998 - Rioja, SP
    $249.00
  • Lopez de Heredia, Gran Reserva, "Bosconia", 1976 - Rioja, SP
    $285.00
  • Chateau Guilhem Tournier, Bandol, "Cuvee la Malissenne", 2011
    $93.00
  • Chateau Moulin Saint-George, Saint Emilion, Grand Cru, 2005 - Bordeaux, FR
    $199.00
  • Jaboulet, Hermitage, 2001 - Rhone Valley, Fr
    Bottle $240.00

From Our Team:

  • A 3% charge will be added to your check to help cover the cost of health care benefits that we offer for our full-time employees. Thank you for supporting our staff. If you would like this charge removed, please let your server know and the charge will be removed. Menus displayed are samples only. Actual menus and prices are subject to change at any time and may not reflect what is currently available.

La Hora Especial

La Hora Especial

  • Monday-Friday 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Bar and Corral

Comida

  • Rabbit Albondigas
    $8.00
  • Chile-Lime Chicken Necks
    $6.00
  • Lentil Nopal Tostada
    $6.00
  • Oysters
    $4.00

Cocteles

  • Salsipuedes Mezcal, Lime, Pineapple Gomme, Ginger, Habanero, Served over regular ice.
    $8.00
  • Super Barrio Smash Bros. Bourbon, Lemon, Mint, Aztec Mole Syrup. Served over tiny ice.
    $8.00
  • Pear Su Puesto Mezcal, Lime, Pineapple Gomme, Ginger, Habanero, Served over regular ice.
    $8.00

Bebidas

  • Cerveza Bohemia
    $5.00
  • Mezcal or Tequila Copita
    $4.00
  • White or Red Wine
    $6.00

1050 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Neighborhood Feel, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (213) 749-1460
  • Private Dining Room: Yes