About Grand Cafe @ Omni Los Angeles
Positioned in the heart of downtown Los Angeles next to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Grand Café features a California inspired cuisine that focuses on seasonal, local ingredients with an array of choices. This authentic downtown LA restaurant is a popular lunch spot for businesses surrounding the California Plaza, as well as visitors attending the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theater, Dorothy Chandler, MOCA or The Broad Museum. Grand Café has a comfortable bistro setting and is open daily, serving breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and a special weekend brunch menu Saturday and Sunday. Choose from one of the signature menu items or enjoy our Deluxe Breakfast Buffet.
Show your valid TAP card, Metro Employee ID, or LA County Employee ID to your server and receive 25% off your lunch bill.
(excluding alcoholic beverages)
Californian, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am.
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm.
Saturday & Sunday Brunch 11:00am-2pm
3rd Floor Omni Hotel (or) Grand Ave Entrance between 2nd & 3rd
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
$7 valet parking with validation
Beer, Cafe, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Great for large groups and private events! Please contact restaurant directly to set up a reservation!
Grand Cafe @ Omni Los Angeles Ratings and Reviews
The host walked us all the way out to a ...
The host walked us all the way out to a patio table without ever asking us if we even wanted to sit outside, and it was a hot day. Host was also not friendly and didn't even smile. Not what is expected from a host.
Came here to celebrate my birthday with ...
Came here to celebrate my birthday with a party of 12 and the service was beyond phenomenal. The staff was friendly, charismatic and attentive to everyone's needs, not only our table, while our mimosa glasses never reached the bottom. When it came to the food, the seafood and omelette/waffle station were a big hit with my table. The seafood was fresh, and the waffles were fluffy, sweet and left you wanting more. I would definitely suggest this place for big parties, but be cautious of the never ending mimosas.
I really wanted to love the Grand Cafe! ...
I really wanted to love the Grand Cafe! I really did however the food was alright. They really need to offer a variety of dishes. The champagne was good and the service was great considering the restaurant gets really busy. The crowd is quite trendy and diverse which is nice. I highly recommend staying far away from the valet. Take an Uber or park away and walk up. So, the restaurant will validate your parking ticket for 2 hours. After the 2 hours you have to pay the full price. The problem is that the valet service is disorganized. We would have been waiting for over an hour if we didn't run out to the street to get our car from the valet driver. There were cars blocking the drive way waiting to check their cars in. Lucky we only waited 45 mins.
I would not recommend this place simply ...
I would not recommend this place simply for the simple fact that they took an unauthorized charge from my card of $140. And getting them to return it has been a big nightmare and a lot of back and forth. Other than that they would have gotten a better review.
I enjoy eating at the grand cafe. The bo ...
I enjoy eating at the grand cafe. The bottomless mimosas and the prime rib are delicious. However, the price is normally 36$ per person for brunch. I was very disappointed to learn that brunch for Father's Day dramatically increased to 50$ per person. That decreased the overall value of the restaurant from a consumer stand point.
Nice location with valet parking, food n ...
Nice location with valet parking, food never disappoints. Chilean sea bass is beyond compare. our family loves celebrating special occasions here and our young grand kids fit right in. Omelet
bar is super good and service is fast. We'll definitely be returning for more great food!
I'm in hospitality and the service that ...
I'm in hospitality and the service that we received (for the Father's Day Brunch Buffet) was tops from the valet to the desk to the server. Very busy and the noise level was a bit high, but understandably for a special occasion. Still nice ambience, good view, good food (brunch menu), good service, good location... We really had a great time from parking to leaving. Thank you Omni.
It was amazing and the price was great f ...
It was amazing and the price was great for Father's Day .. The male hostess was a little unfriendly and short but I would definitely come back .. Our waitress was awesome .. We had a party of 21 but they managed our table well ..
This was my second visit here for the we ...
This was my second visit here for the weekend brunch. Made reservations to my dad out for fathers day and it was outstanding ! The brunch theme was a backyard BBQ, which was interesting. The ambience feel slightly high end, but with an affordable touch. I constantly recommend this spot to my coworkers and friends for the weekend brunch. I cant wait to have brunch here again!
Went for Father's Day Saturday Brunch. I ...
Went for Father's Day Saturday Brunch. It was fabulous! Omelette and carving station, waffles (nice and moist), crab legs and large shrimp with fresh cocktail sauce and melted butter. Miso soup and dim sum. The desserts were fabulous, in smaller portions so you can enjoy several without wasting food. The staff was great and kept the mimosas coming. Will be going back!
Perfect for lunch before matinee at Disney Hall
The Grand Cafe is our first choice for lunch before a matinee at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The location is only 2 blocks away, and it quite an elegant setting in the Omni Hotel. It was very noisy inside when we arrived so we asked to change our table to be outside, which was very pleasant. The menu on Saturdays is now primarily brunch, and was limited in typical lunch items. However, we both had items that we enjoyed -- buttermilk pancakes and a French dip sandwich. Both were flavorful and well presented. Service was attentive and timely. We would definitely come here again.
Great downtown dining spot
Second time dining here for brunch prior to the theater. We ordered off the ala carte menu. The frittata was great as was the omelet. I drink a lot of coffee and I judge service by whether my cup ever hits bottom - but they kept it filled. Great ambiance with open windows and a great view. Would definitely recommend.
Brunch hot spot
This place is great for brunch with mimosas! Although it was a little pricey, the mimosas would be filled every time we took a sip! And the buffet has loads of choices! Food was good, apart from the salmon (I totally understand it's dry because it's sitting out trying to keep warm). Would recommend this place for groups and families. It was a bit loud for datetime dining
Great Service, Great Food, Great Place
Service is great, host have us seated as soon as we walked in.
The server is very nice, comes around a few time to make sure we don't need anything.
People working always give me a smile and friendly attitude, really made me want to go for second visit.
Food is awesome, especially if you love sea food!
the crab feet are well prepared and ready for eat, very fresh.
Dessert Section are very cute, and for people like sweet or not can both enjoy.
Full of pastries choices, I cannot resisted. Almost had 5 different kinds of bread.
Asian station, I think they can still improve with a lot of difference choices.
For Brunch, fresh omelet and fresh waffle made my weekend.
We had a window seat, which I can see the LA Contemporary Art Installation.
Outside is would be great if the weather is nice.
We even walked around outside after the brunch.
Very close to Disney Concert Hall and Broad Museum, made this place a even greater location.
Bad Service and No flavor
We were a small group of people and every single time we had to ask for more soda, water, or mimosas. We had to constantly be asking for a fork because they would take it with the plate. The times that they passed we felt ignored. The variety of food was good, but not worth the price. The seafood had no flavor and for $36 + tax I expect some flavor on my food. No flavor on the crabs, fish or shrimp. For the Asian section there were dumplings and gyoza that tasted bland like dough and it was a disappointment. The ambiance couldn't solve the food, service and value, so overall my rating is poor.
Great for groups!
This is such a great spot to catch up with friends. The food is delicious and there is a lot to choose from... It's not too crowded or loud so you can easily engage in conversation with your group. The staff was friendly. The bottomless mimosas was a big PLUS too.
Saturday Brunch HIT!!
My boyfriend and I came here for brunch on a saturday. What a great time we had! The view of the MOCA and the people visiting was enjoyable to watch as we sipped our bottomless mimosas and dined on snow crab and shrimp. Yummy carving station and omelettes. Delightful bite-sized desserts. We enjoyed the brunch and the energy in the place was great! People celebrating and enjoying family and friends. Great food and the mimosas were flowing. I would definitely recommend for couples, or a group of friends!
My husband and I enjoyed Easter Brunch a ...
My husband and I enjoyed Easter Brunch at the Omni Grand Cafe and were quite pleased with, not only, the food options, but the ambience and service as well. You can imagine Easter brunch being over-crowded, limited choices, etc, but the Grand Cafe had ample room and no shortage of cuisine. They even had the Easter Bunny greeting and taking pictures with the guests.
We'd like to go for dinner at some point to compare, but it was wonderful and the perfect choice for our Easter brunch outing.
Buffets can be crowded and food runs out ...
Buffets can be crowded and food runs out sometimes, but this was not the case at the Grand Cafe. Spacing of the tables from the food was good and food was re-stocked often which was nice. Great selections. I just miss the oysters, maybe they weren't in season.
Grand Cafe @Omni
We were there for Sunday Brunch, after 40 minutes, without asking, the waiter gave us the check and remove our glasses from our table.
We have a minor, I indicated my son is 12 years old at check in, but he was being charge for adult. (he is a picky eater, he only eat fresh foods & one slice of prime rib)
They seemed want to have our table in a rush, the other tables around us were eating there longer than us, We were the only Asians there, I hope that was not the reason, we were being over charged & rude services at the end. My niece was the one who paid for my birthday, I found out we were over charged after.
Books and Bubbles!
My book club centers around unlimited mimosa brunches (don't judge us!) and saw Grand Cafe on a list online. I've eaten lunch here as I work across the street so I figured the food would be good.
We had an 11a reservation and it wasn't too crowded (the crowds started after noon). We were seated promptly and all were impressed with the shrimp and crab station we passed on the way to our table. I don't typically eat shrimp at buffets (lack of cleaning) but this shrimp looked amazing...too all of us!
The food was great, from the breakfast items, to the prime rib, to the partially shelled crab claws...and let's not forget the mimosa that kept on coming! We weren't even half way through our book discussion before we decided to come back for next month's meeting!
I've been staying at various Omni's for the past couple of years and their customer service is top notch from the hotel to the restaurant!
Everyone but one of the managers was outstanding
Upon arrival to our reservation, my girlfriend and I were not acknowledged by one of the managers in the front. We stood there for a while until I addressed him and he was not very friendly for some reason. We came for mimosas and breakfast and he told us we weren't allowed to have mimosas before 11. It was already 10 so I said umm that's fine sir we can wait.) (Although I didn't understand why we weren't "allowed".) He then took us to our seating which was the absolute first table when you come in. I prefer more secluded areas and it was a beautiful day so I asked if we could sit at the patio/outdoor area... He became a bit frustrated and seemed adamant in the fact that there was no room for us there because of a soon to come large party. That's understandable, so then I asked what seemed to be the most insulting question he must have heard all his life. "Can we sit at the window there?" There was a cute window facing the Moca, perfect for me and my girlfriend to sit and talk but this manager almost fainted!?! He looked as if I asked could we sit on his face, or as if I Said something even more utterly disgusting. He reluctantly sat us at the window and my beautiful girlfriend and myself sat at the table feeling terrible about our experience thus far... We had no idea why we were being treated in such a manner but had several hypothesis we didn't want to assume. After he went away, we were highly uncomfortable until Augustus showed up. He took our orders and said we could have mimosas before 11 no problem. He Even made special ones with pineapple because my lady can't have Oj. Another lady, I want to say here name was Sandra? Kept our cups filled and from then on we had a wonderful time away from our first encounter. But we will never forget how he made us feel when we arrived. Wonderful people all around except for that erratic, frenzied manager.
The Sunday Brunch was chock full of delectable options, I found the selection to be very vast which catered to even the most distinctive palate, I questioned the Champagne and juice used for the Mimosas; the Champagne was a bit too bitter for my taste, and the juice tasted more like a mixed fruit instead of the traditional orange juice, but the food made up for the unpleasant Mimosa. I would recommend the Grand Cafe to all of my family and friends, and whenever I'm on the west coast, I would definitely brunch with you guys again.
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