Food and Drink

Food and Drink

LACMA has several on-campus dining options by the Patina Restaurant Group. With grab-and-go salads at the LACMA Cafe, lattes at C+M (Coffee + Milk), gourmet farm-to-table cuisine at Ray's & Stark Bar, and much more, there's something for everyone. 

In addition, the Patina Restaurant Group also offers unique food events from pop-up dinners to specialty menus created in conjunction with exhibitions, programs, and special events. Learn more about Patina Events.

Note: Museum admission is not required to drink and dine at any of our three dining establishments and guests can enjoy the discounted parking rate ($8) from 7pm until close.

Ray's & Stark Bar

$$$ | Smidt Welcome Plaza | Menu

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11:30 am–8 pm
Friday: 11:30 am–10 pm
Saturday, Sunday: 10 am–8 pm
Monday – Friday: Happy Hour at Stark Bar, 5–8 pm
Closed Wednesday

Ray's and Stark Bar has been hailed by AFAR as “One of the best museum restaurants around the globe” and by the Los Angeles Times as "a feast for the senses." The globally-inspired, California fresh menu includes dishes from the restaurant’s wood-burning oven and grill, with an emphasis on farm-to-table and seasonal fare. To drink: seasonal cocktails, a California-centric wine list, and artisan beers and spirits.

For reservations call 323 857-6180 or reserve online below.

Please Note: 

C+M (Coffee and Milk)

$ | Los Angeles Times Central Court | Menu

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 11 am–6 pm
Fridays: 11 am–8 pm
Saturdays, Sundays: 10 am–7 pm
Closed Wednesdays 

C+M is a craft coffeehouse featuring Intelligentsia coffee and espresso drinks that are ground to order, as well as organic milk sorbet and freshly baked cookies and savory sandwiches.

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$$ | Bing Center | Menu

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 11 am–5 pm
Fridays: 11 am–7 pm
Saturdays, Sundays: 10 am–6 pm
Closed Wednesdays 

Casual, indoor and outdoor dining with freshly-made sandwiches, a seasonal salad bar, baked goods, and hot options for the entire family. We have fresh and healthy combo meal options for grown-ups and a special kids’ menu including a build-your-own-lunchbox for $7.

Boxed Lunches

Schools and groups of 8 or more can pre-order a picnic lunch to enjoy at one of our outdoor spaces. Learn more about boxed lunches.

Follow Ray's and Stark Bar on Facebook and Instagram to see what's cooking.

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