La Esperanza Restaurant and Bakery (2023)

La Esperanza Restaurant and Bakery (1)

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Main Menu

The jewel of Spanish cuisine offers the most exquisite and exclusive of our culture. Enjoy it big

Meats Carnes

An exquisite mix of culinary richness of Guatemala and El Salvador. Their menu speaks highly of their Chefs, and lives up to his reputation earned in California. Since their loyal customers know it as: "Jewel of Hispanic Kitchen"

Carne Asada

$17.99

Grilled flat meat select. All with rice, black beans, salad, potato edge, guacamole and Guatemalan tomato sauce (chirmol)

Churrasco Guatemalteco (2)

$30.99

For two. Chicken, steak, central American sausage, black refried beans, guacamole, Guatemalan tomato sauce, grilled onions, potato edge, rice and corn tortillas

Churrasco Guatemalteco (4)

$59.99

For four. Chicken, steak, central American sausage, black refried beans, guacamole, Guatemalan tomato sauce, grilled onions, potato edge, rice and corn tortillas

Carne Adobada - Special

$16.99

Special: A pork dish marinated in chile and spice, rice, beans, salad and house sauce

The Best of the Best

In our great menu, we have culinary stars that stand out on the red carpet

Pupusa Revuelta

$3.25

Mixed bean, cheese and pork

Plato De Pupusas

$9.50

Plate (shrimp not included). Your choice of 2 pupusas from single item with cheese and side of rice and beans

Tacos

$2.45

The authentic Mexican flavor

3 Tacos Con Arroz Y Frijoles

$8.99

3 Tacos served with rice and beans

Pupusas

$3.50. Salvadorian stuffed corn tortilla with cheese and your choice of bean and cheese, zucchini, chicken, chipilin, spinach, pork, loroco, potato, jalapeno or chorizo. Add-ons:

Bean

$0.50

Chicken

$0.50

Pork

$0.50

Jalapeño

$0.50

Cheese

$0.50

Chipilin

$0.50

Loroco

$0.50

Zucchini

$0.50

Spinach

$0.50

Potato

$0.50

Appetizers / Aperitivos

A good start to enjoy

Boquitas Chapinas

$13.99

Grilled chorizo, fried pork, sausage, avocado, beans, fresh cheese and fried tortilla

Garnachas (8pcs)

$13.99

Fried tortillas, topped with lettuce, mayonnaise, mustard, ground beef seasoned spices, mixed with fresh veggies

Tamales

$3.50

Chicken or pork tamales served with a bread roll

Paches

$4.50

Potato mixed with special homemade, tomato sauce and chicken or pork

Chuchitos

$3.50

Corn mixed with special Guatemalan home made tomato sauce and chicken or pork

Tostadas

$2.50

Fried corn tortilla with your choice of either beans, salsa or guacamole, topped with sliced onions, dried cotija cheese and parsley

Enchiladas Guatemaltecas

$6.99

Topped fried tortilla with cabbage, beet and vegetable mix, ground beef and tomato sauce, a slice of boiled egg, home made tomato sauce, parsley and the last touch, a sprinkling of dried Guatemelan cheese

Pan Con Frijoles

$4.50

French roll stuffed with beans

Panes Con Chile Relleno

$6.50

French roll stuffed with bell pepper, beef, vegetables, potatoes, carrots and green beans

Salads

Delicious fresh

Ensalada Rusa

$6.25

Central American potato salad mixed with carrots, peas, celery, central American sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic and onions

Ensalada De La Casa

$5.75

House salad mixture of crisp lettuce topped with fresh vegetables

Ensalada La Esperanza

$12.99

Fresh mixed salad with dice cucumbers, pico de gallo, and croutons, topped with chicken

Ensalada De Aguacate

$9.99

House salad, mixture of crisp lettuces, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers with avocado

Ensalada De Berro

$9.99

Watercress salad, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and lime

Vegetarian Bowl

$6.99

Resting bed of rice topped with a layer of whole beans, lettuce, guacamole, central American sour cream with your choice of sauce (chirmol, guatemalan hot sauce or guatemalan tomato sauce)

Soups

Sopas y caldos. Served with 3 homemade tortillas

Sopas De Patas

$12.99

Beef-hoof soup with vegetables

Sopa De Gallina

$13.99

Hen soup with vegetables. Served with grill hen, salad and rice

1/2 Sopa De Gallina

$7.25

Half hen soup with vegetables and hen feet

Sopa De Pollo

$11.99

Chicken soup with vegetables

Caldo De Res

$11.99

Latin style beef soup with mixed vegetables

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Caldo De Mariscos

$17.99

Crab, catfish, shrimp, octopus

Sopa De 7 Mares

$17.99

A mixture of halibut, octopus, shrimp, crablegs, oyster, scallops and clams

Caldo De Pescado

$13.99

Fish soup

Caldo De Camaron

$14.99

Shrimp soup

Caldo De Pescado Y Pulpo

$13.99

Fish and octopus soup

Caldo De Pescado Y Camaron

$14.99

Fish and shrimp soup

Pupusas De Camaron

$5.50

Shrimp

Mexican Food / Comida Mexicana

The rich and incomparable Mexican cuisine

Tacos

$2.45

Sopes

$3.50

Choose from: Steak, Tongue, Pork stomach, Chicken, Marined Pork, Fish, Chorizo

Burritos Regulares

$8.99

Choose from: Steak, Tongue, Pork stomach, Chicken, Marined Chicken, Fish, Chorizo

Tortas

$6.99

3 Tacos Con Arroz Y Frijoles

$8.99

3 Tacos served with rice and beans

4 Flautas Con Arroz Y Frijoles

$9.99

Chicken or steak flautas served with rice and beans

Nachos Supreme

$10.99

Tortilla chips, chilcarne, cheddar cheese sauce, pico de gallo, jalapeno central American cream

Steak O Chicken Fries Large

With avocado and central American cream

  • $11.99
  • Small $7.99

Seafood

Mariscos. Served with rice, beans, salad and tortillas

Pescado Frito

$16.99

Fish is seasoned and lightly fried and shimmered very lightly in our house sauce

Filete A La Plancha

$15.99

Grill fish filet

Filite De Pescado Al Mojo De Ajo

$15.99

Fish filet in garlic sauce

Filete De Pescado Empanizado

$15.99

Breaded fish filet

Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo

$16.50

Shrimp in garlic sauce

Camarones a La Plancha

$16.50

Grilled shrimp

Camarones Rancheros

$16.50

Shrimp in ranchero sauce

Camarones a La Veracruzana

$16.50

Shrimp in Veracruz style in spicy red sauce with green olives and capers

Camarones a La Diabla

$16.50

Shrimp in spicy red sauce

Camarones Empanizados

$16.50

Breaded shrimp

Camarones Envueltos En Tocino

$16.50

Shrimp wrapped in bacon

Fajitas Combo

$20.99

Chicken, shrimp and steak fajitas

Carne Asada Con Camarones

$21.99

Steak with shrimp

3 Tacos De Pescado Grande

$13.50

Three large fish tacos

3 Tacos De Camaron

$14.50

Three shrimp tacos

Tostadas De Ceviche De Camaron

$6.50

Shrimp ceviche tostada

Tostada De Ceviche De Pescado

$6.50

Fish ceviche tostada

Tostada De Pescado

$5.50

Fish tostada

Tostada De Jaiva

$5.50

Crab tostada

Tostada De Camaron

$8.50

Shrimp tostada

Coctel De Camaron Grande

Shrimp cocktail

  • $13.99
  • Small $11.99

Coctel De Pulpo Grande

Octopus cocktail

  • $13.99
  • Small $11.99

Coctel De Abulon Grande

Abalone cocktail

  • $13.50
  • Small $9.99

Campechana

$14.99

Mixed cocktail

Salvadorian Specialties / Especialties Del Salvador

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The most exquisite typical food Salvadoreña

Pupusa Revuelta

$3.25

Mixed bean, cheese and pork

Pupusas De Camaron

$5.50

Shrimp

Pupusa De Pollo Con Vegetales

$3.99

Spinach, zucchini, tomato, and chicken

Pupusa Vegetariana

$3.50

Spinach, zucchini, tomato, and cheese

Plato De Pupusas

$9.50

Plate (shrimp not included). Your choice of 2 pupusas from single item with cheese and side of rice and beans

Pupusas

$3.25. Salvadorian stuffed corn tortilla with cheese and your choice of bean and cheese, zucchini, chicken, chipilin, spinach, pork, loroco, potato, jalapeno or chorizo. Add-ons:

Bean

$0.50

Chicken

$0.50

Pork

$0.50

Jalapeño

$0.50

Cheese

$0.50

Chipilin

$0.50

Loroco

$0.50

Zucchini

$0.50

Spinach

$0.50

Potato

$0.50

Classic Plates

Platos clasicos. Served with rice, black beans, salad and 3 tortillas

Pepian

$13.99

Beef or chicken and vegetables in a thick sauce made of pepitas and sesame seeds, with a small chipilin tamal. Does not include rice and beans

Plato Tipico Chapin

$22.99

Two beef empanadas, two stuffed peppers and two tostadas with sauce

Hilachas

$13.99

Shredded beef in a special Guatemalan style tomato sauce topped with potatoes, including small chipilin tamal

Lengua De Res

$13.99

Beef tongue cooked in a house made sauce and vegetables

2 Tortitas De Carne

$13.99

Ground beef patties in a Guatemalan tomato sauce

Higado Encebollado

$13.99

Grilled liver topped with sauteed onions

Carne Guisada

$13.99

Chunks of beef slow cooked, with potatoes in our homemade sauce

Chiles Rellenos Plate

$13.99

Bell pepper stuffed with beef, carrots, potatoes, and green beans

Pacayas Envueltas

$13.99

Date palms covered with eggs batter and smothered with tomato sauce

Pollo En Crema

$13.99

Guatemalan-seasoned chicken breast smothered in a pool of our central American cream sauce, bell pepper diced onions and tomatoes. Served with rice and 3 tortillas

Pollo a La Coca Cola

$13.99

Guatemalan-seasoned chicken breast, marinated and cooked with Coca-Cola, diced tomatoes, bell peppers and onions

Bisteck or Pollo Encebollado

$13.99

Steak or chicken with sauteed onions

Salpicon

$13.99

Chopped beef with red radish, onion and mint

Filete De Pollo Con Vegetales

$13.99

Chicken fillet with vegetables

Platos Tipicos

The delight of our customers

Yuca Frita O Sancochada Con Chicharron

$12.99

Fried cassava with fried pork-chunks topped with Salavadorian vegetables

Pastelitos De Carne (2pcs)

$6.75

Corn pies filled with ground beef and vegetables

Empanadas De Leche Con Frijol

$6.75

Plantain pies filled with vanilla custard or sweet beans

Panes Con Pollo

$10.99

Salvadorian roll with lettuce, chicken, special Salvadorian sauce, topped with watercress, cucumber, shredded cabbage. Served with potatoes

Kids Menu

Only for big people

Jr. Cheese Burger

$6.50

With French Fries (Kids)

Chicken Tender (3pcs)

$6.50

With French Fries (Kids)

Hog Dog

$5.99

Hot Dog with French Fries (Kids)

Cheese Quesadilla

$4.99

Kids

Sides

Extra portion

French Fries Large

Papas fritas

  • $2.99
  • Small $1.99

Large Side of Curtido

$4.99

Shredded cabbage with carrots, oregano, onions, all in marinated vinegar

Yuca Sancochada O Frita Sin Chicharron

$7.99

Steam or fried cassava without fried pork chunks

Frijoles Negros Volteados

$1.99

Refried black beans

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Crema Centroamericana

$0.99

Central American cream

Chirmol

$1.99

Guacamole

$1.99

Ensalada Rusa Large

Russian salad

  • $5.99
  • Small $3.50

Queso Fresco

$1.99

Fresh cheese

Arroz

$2.25

Rice

Tortillas (3pcs)

$1.75

Corn tortillas

Tamal De Elote

$2.25

Sweet corn tamale

Chicharron

$7.99

Fried pork chunks with corn hot tortillas

Casamiento Large

Mixture of rice and beans

  • $5.50
  • Small $3.50

Desserts

Postres

Cheese Cake

$3.99

Arroz Con Leche

$3.99

Strawberry Cheese Cake

$3.99

Napolitan Flan

$3.99

Red Velvet Cake

$3.99

Choco Flan

$4.50

Guatemalan Torrejas

$5.25

Sweet bread stuffed with sour cream raisins, cinnamon and cloves wrapped in whipped eggs fried to perfection, and served with a mix of our homemade sweet sauce

Mole De Platano

$5.25

A mix of various spices, chocolate, cinnamon, cloves and fried plantains

Bread Pudding

$2.99

Buddin, Bocado de Reina

Milkshakes

Banano / Banana - Papaya Melón / Cantaloup - Piña / Pineapple

Banana

$4.25

Melon

$4.25

Papaya

$4.25

Piña

$4.25

Natural Juices

Fresh squeeze juices

Naranja Juices

$5.50

Orange

Zanahoria Juice

$5.50

Carrot

Vampiro Juice

$5.50

Mix of fresh orange, carrots, celery and beets

Piña Juice

$3.99

Pineapple

Limonade

Mango Lemonade

$3.99

Peach Lemonade

$3.99

Fruit Lemonade

$3.99

Passion Lemonade

$3.99

Hot Beverages

Bebidas calientes

Atol De Elote

$3.99

Corn hot beverage

Arroz Con Leche

$2.99

Milk & Rice hot beverage

Atol De Platano

$2.99

Plantain hot beverage

Champurado

Thick hot chocolate

Hot Milk

$1.99

Leche Caliente

Hot Cocoa

$3.50

Chocolate caliente

Cappuccino

$3.10

Vanilla & Mocha

Coffee

$2.59

Café / Free refill

Hot Tea

$2.59

Te caliente / Free refill

Bebidas / Drinks

Cold Beverages / Bebidas Frías

Shirley Temple

$2.99

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Arnold Palmer

$2.99

Orange Juice

$2.99

Fountain

Apple Juice

$2.99

Jamaica

$3.50

Horchata

$3.50

Tamarindo

$3.50

Naranjada

$2.99

Ensalada

$4.50

Fresco de frutas

Soda

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Orange Fanta, Lemonade, Raspberry, Ice tea

Coke

$2.99

Diet Coke

$2.99

Sprite

$2.99

Orange Fanta

$2.99

Lemonade

$2.99

Raspberry

$2.99

Kolashampan

Official Drink of El Salvador

$2.99

Coke

$2.99

Diet Coke

$2.99

Orange Fanta

$2.99

Sprite

$2.99

Lemonade

$2.99

Raspberry

$2.99

Ice Tea

$2.99

Frozen Virgin Drinks

Bebidas sin alcohol

Margaritas

$4.25

Menu Bakery

You can order the bread that you like. Our oven is open from 4:00 am

Pasteles (Cake) by the Slice

Choose a flavor

  • 3 Leches $3.50
  • Chocolate Cakes $3.50
  • Vanilla Cake $3.50
  • Red Velvet Cake $3.50

Mexican Tamales

  • Chicken $2.50
  • Pork $2.50
  • Cheese $2.50
  • Jalapeño $2.50

Guatemalan Tamales

  • Chicken $3.50
  • Pork $3.50

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Torrance, CA 90501

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Cuisine

Bakery

Diner

Latin

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Sandwiches

Steakhouse

Meals

Breakfast

Brunch

Lunch

Dinner

Hours

Monday:

10:00am - 10:00pm

Tuesday:

10:00am - 10:00pm

Wednesday:

10:00am - 10:00pm

Thursday:

10:00am - 10:00pm

Friday:

10:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday:

8:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday:

8:00am - 10:00pm

About Us

LA Esperanza Restaurant has honored and highlighted the excellence of our race and identity, printed in the flavor of each dish prepared in our kitchen. You can enjoy a crisp and delicious roast, and combine it with one of our heavenly salads, fresh water and tamarind or mango; for example. We invite you to live an unforgettable experience, feeling comfortable, and decided to try each of our delicacies , entrees and delicious dishes from our original culinary tradition.

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