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. **2 hour seating limit per reservation for weekend brunch buffet** 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)
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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 10:00am-3pm
3rd Floor Omni Hotel (or) Grand Ave Entrance between 2nd & 3rd
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
$10 valet parking with validation (valid for 2-hours)
Beer, Cafe, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, 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
Was very impressed the experience. The v ...
Was very impressed the experience. The venu was great and in a great location for downtown LA. Sunday brunch is worth the price. At first I thought it was a little on the pricey side but for unlimited mimosas and the quality of food and service, I certainly got my money's worth. I'd recommend this place as a great vibe for Sunday brunch.
I would recommend the brunch cafe to mor ...
I would recommend the brunch cafe to more friends if the cost was still $40 per person. I was shocked when I received my bill to see it raised to 50 when; 1. Nothing special changed with the food, it was still very basic 2. The workers didn't get a raise. I don't see the reason to raise the price when nothing has changed. Stop being greedy.
Placed Christmas Day brunch for party of ...
Placed Christmas Day brunch for party of 8 via open table about month ago. No where on the reservation indicated if reserve thru Open Table, only patio seating reserved. Inside seating are solely for non-Open Table reservation. So when we arrived yesterday, we were not seated because two of our parties had a incident with their Uber driver that cause them late for almost 30mins. However during the time I made sure the host knew we were there but two persons late. She assured me that no problem and when they all arrived we will be seat. She was right about seating us right away when all parties arrived. But she took us right through the inside seating to the outside patio and we were stunned. Her reason was we had reserved "Patio" because of Open Table. That is just absurd! Yesterday's chilled weather were simply not fit for our two elderly. Finally one of the elderly insisted she can't bear the chilled and the walking distance (with steps) to the buffet. Although the host came through at the end and seat us inside, the whole ordeal was just lame.
The restaurant had 400+ reservations for ...
The restaurant had 400+ reservations for Christamas day brunch. In spite of
this industrial size crowd the kitchen did an amazing job of turning out high
quality, delicious food. From crab claws to prime rib, and wonderful deserts,
nothing was overlooked. Three kinds of butter, pretty amazing! The wait staff
did a supuralative job and did it with warm cordiality, a special thanks for
coming to serve us on a Holiday, thank you! Expensive but worth it!
The only problem we had was they sat us ...
The only problem we had was they sat us by a door that kept being opened through out our dining. It was very cold and windy. A Manager (someone in a suit) would come by and prop the door open to allow the complete party to go by and would leave it open. We had to get up twice to shut the door. We finally did tell him and he did shut it after the party had gone through.
My son recommended the Grand he had been ...
My son recommended the Grand he had been for a couple of occasions and was very pleased! My friend's and I were looking for something to do on Christmas Eve and decided to give The Grand a try we were extremely pleased! The staff was very friendly and efficient! The food was suburb! We will definitely be back!
Really enjoyed the variety of dishes at ...
Really enjoyed the variety of dishes at Sunday brunch. Wish the ambiance matched the food. Although I made reservations a few days ahead we were seated near the checkin counter. We were right in the path of patrons coming and going. We literally moved our table to try and get out of the path. The noise level was almost unbearable.
The food was mediocre and the selection ...
The food was mediocre and the selection wasn't as vast as, say, a las vegas buffet but for LA, and for bottles mimosas, the brunch here on Sundays had enough seafood to make the price not too much of a rip off. If you can eat your share in seafood, desserts, and bottomless mimosas (champagne too but once you choose your drink of choice you can't change), then it may be worth $50 out the door (incl tax and tip).
Make sure to make a reservation for Sund ...
Make sure to make a reservation for Sunday brunch or else you're looking at an hour and a half wait time! We got lucky and got seated at a window table. Nice, meaty crab claws, just wish they could have been heated up! Really pretty dessert area, delicious bottomless coffee and mimosas, great service.
My family and I chose the Grand Cafe for ...
My family and I chose the Grand Cafe for Thanksgiving Brunch. The brunch was great and had so many options for everyone. Plus the mimosa, coffee, and drinks included in price is a plus. Our waiter was very prompt and courteous.
This is the third year in a row that I'v ...
This is the third year in a row that I've brought my mom to the Thanksgiving brunch. We come here, so that she can get all of the prime rib and seafood she wants, and I can get a nice vegetarian omelette with a taste of Thanksgiving side dishes. Last year, we were seated inside and it was noisy and crowded. This year, the weather was warm and we asked to sit on the patio - it was perfect! And the food was great, as always.
We came for the Thanksgiving brunch. Th ...
We came for the Thanksgiving brunch. The amount of food offered was overwhelming! Seafood buffet, traditional Thanksgiving buffet, breakfast buffet, dessert buffet all rolled into one meal! The price was $48 and included bottomless Mimosas. We did not come near eating our money's worth so in that respect it was not a good value, because who can eat that much food at one meal? The cost of the Mimosa is built into the price and one member of our party doesn't like Mimosas. For that reason, I wish the Mimosa's were an optional add-on. The inside dining was very crowded and noisy--of course it was TG. Outside was great! Only complaint was the dining chairs were dirty and tattered. Rips in several backs and seats and was just disappointing. As we were leaving, a waiter was putting black chair covers on some chairs but I saw some people choose to go back inside after they saw the ratty chairs outside. A place like the Omni could definitely have made sure to have clean chairs in good repair or at least put the covers on all the chairs before hand.
Came here for Thanksgiving dinner buffet ...
Came here for Thanksgiving dinner buffet. Had all the expected buffet items, turkey, prime rib, mashed potatoes, sweet potatos and butternut squash soup. They also had a full seafood station. Better buffet then I expected. The shrimp were very goood but the rest of the seafood was just ok. Service was ok.
Great service all around from the valet ...
Great service all around from the valet to the wait staff. Everyone was so pleasant, and even to the small kids we had in our party. Food selection was great for Brunch. Awesome that they do have a gluten free section within their brunch menu. Sometimes it's challenging to find a place that caters to a larger party. Seafood tasted so fresh too! I am looking forward to coming back!
My husband and our friends go to brunch ...
My husband and our friends go to brunch several times a month and this used to be one our our favorite brunch spots, I even encouraged my friend to have her 25 person birthday brunch here, so imagine my disappointment when I arrived yesterday to find that they have gone up on the price by roughly 10 bucks and down on the quality and service. I absolutely HATE when people serve premixed mimosas and that is exactly what is served now and when we asked if we could have ours the "regular" way we were told NO. The seafood wasn't as fresh as usual, the french toast and waffles were ice cold. The only thing that made me not ask for our money back and walk out was the omelet bar and the chef making the omelettes were both amazing. Our waiter sat us down and took our drink order and NEVER returned....luckily SAL(I hope I got his name right) was nice enough to get us what we needed when asked. I don't think we will return which is very sad because we really liked this place :(
My first time with family to come to Omn ...
My first time with family to come to Omni Grand Cafe for brunch. They provide good foods and deserts,nice atmosphere to get together with friend, or business even special occasions, also great price and good customer service. I would recommend people to enjoying their brunch here.
We have dined at the Grand Cafe for over ...
We have dined at the Grand Cafe for over 25 years - the food is good quality hotel fare and has improved over the years. The fish is always cooked perfectly and other ingredients are fresh and not overly salted.
Sunday brunch is always a noisy, chaotic affair so we could not hear each other, even though we requested (through our open table reservation) to be seated in a quiet area. Instead, we were seated next to a large gathering of loud women.
Our server, whom we have had before seems completely uninterested in her job. She needs some continuing education and a change in attitude. In contrast, the man assisting her was terrific!
Went for brunch and the ambiance was nic ...
Went for brunch and the ambiance was nice. The breakfast and lunch options were pretty decent.
The breakfast options was nice, I enjoyed the omelette station. Seafood options was also very good.
I didn't like how they had a station for porridge and noodles and dumplings, it looked like it was all dried up and gross... Also looked like a display only station, don't eat because you'll regret it later
I would have loved to see some fresh waffles. didn't see any at all.
Overall, everything was good but nothing really wowed me.
Chaotic front desk took over 15min for s ...
Chaotic front desk took over 15min for someone to greet us, even though we had reservations, they offered our party of 4 a makeshift seating or wait till seating in the dining area became available. Since we had theatre tickets we had to take the makeshift table. Food was OK, service was OK. We will not be back "ever" during Sunday brunch, too crazy. Just wanted a quiet lunch with friends before going to Disney Hall concert.
I love this place for brunch. I found ou ...
I love this place for brunch. I found out about it in April and have been there 2 times already. I also have a function scheduled for September there. The Saturday brunch is just as good as the Sunday brunch. The food is all fresh and taste excellent. i love the fact that the mimosas are already mixed and blended just right for me. The service is really good and they even honor special requests of the diners
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