Colburn Café

Nestled by the Colburn School plaza off Grand Avenue, the Colburn Café offers a wide variety of seasonal fare to the community and the public. Guests can choose from several signature stations offering different delicious new dishes each day, as well as the salad, sandwich, and grill stations.

Café Menu

breakfast: Chorizo Mushroom Egg Scramble
Pork or soyrizo, mushroom, egg, side of corn tortilla
sandwiches: Bleu Cheese Melt 11.00
Pear walnut bleu cheese arugula melt on brioche, side of house chips
global flavors: Sushi Central Pop-up
flame: Sambal Chicken Mushroom Sandwich 11.50
Cabbage, cucumber, sweet chili sauce, sesame oil on whole wheat bun
create: Wild-caught Scottish Salmon 13.50
With mango salsa and coconut rice
graze: Piri Piri Chicken
Brown sugar, red bell peppers, garlic, onions, fresno chili, couscous, seasonal vegetables
soups: Garden Vegetable (V) 4.00/5.00
Soup du Jour
flame: Pean Onion Bleu Cheese Turkey Burger 11.50
With balsamic glaze on lettuce bun
create: Spicy Beef Stir Fry 12.50
Mushroom, edamame, basil, broccoli, onions, sweet Thai chili sauce, brown rice
graze: Red Wine Braised Beef
Onions, garlic, red wine, rosemary, salt, pepper, mashed potatoes
soups: Three Bean Swiss Chard (V) 4.00/5.00
Soup du Jour
flame: Southwest Beyond Burger 11.50
Pico de gallo, guacamole, pepperjack cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, side of fries
create: Pasta Bar 12.50
Penne pasta, cream or marinara sauce, chicken or shrimp, assorted vegetables
graze: Maple Thyme Roast Chicken
With herbed seasoned potatoes, roasted vegetables
soups: Southwestern Tortilla Soup (V) 4.00/5.00
Soup du Jour
flame: Fish and Chips 11.50
Tartar sauce, malt vinegar, side of house chips
create: Lomo Saltado 12.50
Garlic, soy sauce, peppers, fries, steak, rice
graze: Korean Short Rib
With vegetable fried rice, sesame squash
soups: Curried Lentil Soup (V) 4.00/5.00
Soup du Jour
flame: Triple Pepper Ranch Bacon Cheeseburger 11.50
Buffalo ranch dressing, lettuce, tomatoes, jalapenos, pepperjack cheese on brioche
create: Bibimbap 12.50
Shredded carrots, mushroom, sesame seeds, cabbage, pickled cucumbers, fried egg, rice
graze: BBQ Pulled Pork
BBQ sauce, cornbread, mac and cheese, collard greens
soups: Vegetable Barley Soup 4.00/5.00
Soup du Jour


Café Specials

Restaurant Pop-up
Experience the best of LA’s food scene right here at the Colburn Café with different local restaurant pop-ups each week.

Find restaurant pop-ups at the Global Flavors station Monday–Friday from 11 am–2 pm.

January 13–17: Sushi Central
January 20–24: RiceBox
January 27–31: Himalaya

starters and sushi: Seaweed Salad 4.00
Edamame 4.00
Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp Nigiri 6.00
Choose any two pieces
California Salad 7.00
Krab salad, masago, avocado, cucumber
Spicy Maguro 7.00
Spicy tuna mix, avocado, and cucumber, garnished with spicy mayo and fried onions
signature rolls: Niji Rainbow 12.00
California Salad roll topped with tuna, salmon, and shrimp
Sunkissed 12.00
Krabstick, spicy tuna, and cucumber, topped with fresh salmon, avocado, spicy mayo, and green onion
Aloha Albacore 12.00
Spicy tuna roll topped with albacore, wasabi mayo, ponzu sauce, fried onion, and green onion
sushi combo: CMS Combo 12.00
California (8 pcs), Spicy Maguro (4 pcs), Salmon Lover (4 pcs)
Two Roll Combo 12.00
Spicy Maguro (8 pcs), Salmon Lover (8 pcs)
Nigiri Combo 12.00
Spicy Maguro (8 pcs) and 3 nigiri (salmon, tuna, shrimp)
Deluxe Sushi Combo 12.00
Spicy Maguro (4 pcs), Salmon Lover (4 pcs), and 3 nigiri (salmon, tuna, shrimp)
udon: 11.00
1. your base: Udon
2. choose your proteins: Beef, chicken
3. choose your soup: Miso, udon
4. choose your toppings: Ginger, green onions, crispy onions, inari, bonito flakes, nori kizami, roasted seaweed
burrito sushi: Regular (2 scoops) 11.00
Large (3 scoops) 13.00
1. choose your base: White rice, salad, half and half
2. choose your proteins (scoops): Tuna, salmon, spicy tuna, shrimp, krabstick
3. choose your sauce: Poké sauce, house spicy, spicy creamy
4. choose your toppings: Ginger, masago, cucumber, green onions, wasabi, seaweed salad, edamame, sesame seeds, avocado (extra scoop $0.75), crispy onions, bonito flakes, nori kizami, roasted seaweed

Chef Throw Down
January 28
11 am–2 pm

Be there as Chefs Linda Payares and Steven Doner compete in a cook-off challenge. The two will
go head to head to see who can sell the most Thai Shrimp Fried Rice.

Hours of Operation

Standard Hours
Monday–Friday: 7 am–7 pm
Saturday: 8 am–2:30 pm
Sunday: 11 am–6:30 pm

Coffee Bar
Standard Hours
Monday–Friday: 7 am–7 pm
Saturday–Sunday: 8 am–5 pm

Hours of operation are subject to change.


If you have an event coming up, the Colburn Café will work with your needs and budget to come up with a customized catering option.

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