Spotlight Cafe

Spotlight Café

135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California, 90012

Spotlight Café is a gourmet marketplace conveniently located on the Music Center plaza in Los Angeles. Perfect for a casual meal before the performance, the café offers a selection of gourmet pre-made sandwiches, salads, sides and homemade desserts. Spotlight Café houses an eclectic salad bar as well as homemade soup and chili. Guests can enjoy a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well as bottled wine and beer.


  • Special Events

    • From the iconic Plaza in New York City to the enormous Wembley Stadium in London, every event, fundraiser, wedding or celebration is different -- so we treat each one as if it were the only one. 

  • Food and Beverage

    • As a leader in food service management, we operate some of the busiest and most famous kitchens in the world. 


Spotlight Café offers a wide selection of gourmet parfaits, cupcakes, cake pops, and cookies from the Patina Restaurant Group’s own pastry kitchen.

"When dining you may see the cast or crew of the Ahmanson’s most current toe-tapping musical taking a well-deserved break from rehearsals and enjoying their lunch and a game of Frisbee outside Spotlight Café."

Spotlight Cafe Guest

Near Theaters

Spotlight Café is bookended by the two most prestigious theaters on the West Coast, the Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The Mark Taper Forum alone has premiered two Pulitzer-Prize winning plays while the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion has housed the countless dance and theater companies that are known and appreciated the world over.