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Work for La Gran Terraza - a part of the Auxiliary Services division at the
University of San Diego

       email it to:

  • Full time culinary jobs may also be available within USD Auxiliary Services:
    review jobs and apply for full time
    positions via the USD Jobs site

Video Tours 


  • OpenTable diner choice awards: best for lunch, and best for groups.

  • Loyal E. Horton Awards (NACUFS) excellence in university dining.

Gift Cards

Give the gift of an incredible experience. Cards are available at the restaurant in denominations of $25 and $50, or contact us for a custom order.



View La Gran Terraza on the University of San Diego campus map


La Gran Terraza
Hahn University Center

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110

General Parking

Please visit the USD Parking website for information regarding parking regulations. 

Free valet parking is available during lunch for off-campus guests (Monday-Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm) in front of the Hahn University Center. Please note that the valet parking is limited, permitted for a maximum of 2 hours, and all valet expires at
2 pm.


Guests without a USD parking permit may park in the Main Parking Structure, or on Torero Way, for a fee Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm. Metered Rates


La Gran Terraza    
Hahn University Center (upper level)

5998 Alcalá Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110  (619) 849-8205

table for two by window with a view
Special Event Parking

Handicapped parking is available on either side of the Hahn University Center. If you have a handicap plaque you may park in a handicap or meter spot with your plaque displayed but payment is required at metered spots. To waive the payment you may obtain a permit at the (entrance to campus) kiosk and display in your windshield along with your plaque. 

Special Event Parking
When attending our wine or beer dinners complimentary parking is now available with use of a validation code. The validation code will be given to you when you make your reservation. Once parked, make note of your license plate number, then go to the payment machine and follow the directions.


View La Gran Terraza on the USD campus mapSee parking info above.

From the North: I-5 South, exit Sea World Dr. & Tecolote Rd. Turn left at stoplight toward Morena Blvd. Turn right on Morena, left on Napa, left on Linda Vista Rd. Second stoplight is USD's East entrance, turn left.

From the South: I-5 North, exit Morena Blvd. (sign says: Morena Blvd. use I-8 East). Stay right and follow signs for Morena Blvd. Take the first right onto Linda Vista Rd. Third stoplight is USD's East entrance, turn left.

From the East: I-8 West, exit Morena Blvd., turn right onto Linda Vista Rd. Third stoplight is USD's East entrance, turn l

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