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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 Hangover brunch buffet* Saturday and Sunday.
*2-hour seating limit per reservation for weekend Hangover brunch 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 Hangover 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
This was my second time at this brunch and the best part is the crab claws and shrimp. The steamed crab is DELICIOUS! However, for the cost I think they should have a few more hot item and salad choices and more carve station choices. The multiple conversation noise level should also be drawn out with some nice jazz music. It doesn't have to have a live band but some soft music would be nice. Other than that, I'd recommend and will be back.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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. 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. 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 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 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 :(
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