La Gran Terraza

The University of San Diego's flagship restaurant is the ultimate dining destination of Alcala Park. La Gran Terraza is open to the campus community and the public. We invite our neighbors, and visitors to San Diego, to join us for an incredible dining experience.


Our menus feature fresh, local, California cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Enjoy our lunch buffet, a la carte lunch and dinner menus, Prime Rib dinner Wednesdays and an array of special events throughout the year. An expansive view of Tecolote Canyon and Mission Bay, a spacious floor plan, two-sided fireplace, and our delightful terrace complement our flavorful menus.

Reopening Lunch: August 9, 2021

Lunch Monday-Frida11:30 am-1:30 pm 
Free valet parking is available in front of the University Center for off-campus visitors during lunch.

Dinner Monday-Friday 5-9 pm (September through May)
Select from our a la carte menu that features seasonal specialties. Wednesdays indulge in our Prime Rib dinners. (Beer and wine are served in the evenings only).


In the evenings, choose from local, craft beers and an extensive wine list that features USD alumni-owned wineries. O'Toole's is 21+ in the evenings


Please Note:

  • Business casual attire is preferred in the Grand Dining Room 

  • Backpacks/oversized bags must be left in the cabinets outside the entrance

  • Outside food and beverages are not allowed

  • Wine corkage fee is $15 per bottle


Private wine lockers are

available for rental. With a wine locker, you have easy access to your own personal wines whenever you enjoy dinner at La Gran Terraza. 

wine room lockers