Food Services on Campus

The Monarch Cafe Store

Looking for something to eat while on campus?

Los Angeles Valley College has several on-campus food options for students, faculty, staff and guests to order a breakfast, lunch, or dinner and/or get a snack between classes.

Choose from the following options:

Cafeteria - The Monarch Cafe

The Monarch Cafe Store

The Monarch Cafe is the campus cafeteria, which offers daily fresh, made-to-order menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also offers snacks, grab-and-go food choices, and weekly specials.

Students, faculty, staff and guests can choose menu items from four different food stations:

  • Monarch Grill (burgers)
  • Block & Barrel (sandwiches)
  • Fusion (international)
  • Tomato Tomato (Italian)
  • Casa Solana (Latino)
  • Salad Bar
  • Cross Wok Station (Build your own freshly made stir fry bowls) -
  • Valley Pizza Market (Fresh to order pizzas)

The Monarch Cafe is operated by Pacific Dining Food Service Management.

Mondays to Thursdays: 7:30AM - 2:00PM
Closed Fridays to Sundays & Campus Holidays

Student Union, 1st floor (SU 133)

Place your contactless order and pay online with the Monarch Cafe's new online ordering system! Simply use Pacific Dining's Provisions Online Ordering system to place your food order, schedule a pick up time, and pay completely online.

Click on the image below, or scan the QR code to place your contactless order


Contactless Ordering Layout Monarch Cafe


Please check back for weekly specials.

Catering services are available for campus events.

Please contact for quotes and menu information.

View the Pacific Dining catering menu

Lion Cafe

The Lion Cafe is the campus coffee/snack bar located next to the Bookstore (Monarch Store).

Choose from a menu of espresso drinks, Javiva blended coffee beverages, cold brew, hot and iced tea, coffee-free beverages, and fresh fruit smoothies. Acai bowls, baked goods, grab-and-go snacks, and cold drinks are also available.

Lion Cafe will reopen soon, please check back!

Student Union (SU) 167 (next to Bookstore)

Monarch Campus Store (Bookstore)

The Monarch Campus Store, the campus bookstore in the Student Union, offers Subway box lunches, snacks, candy, cold drinks, and ice cream are available for purchase.

For current hours, Check the Monarch Campus Store.

Vending Machines

Food and drinks are also available at vending machines located in various locations throughout the campus. These vending machines offer a range of grab-and-go items to purchase including prepared food and snacks, candy, soft drinks, coffee, and more.


  • Campus Center
  • Library & Academic Resource Center
  • Student Union
  • Parking Structure
  • Business Journalism
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Administration 3

For any questions or concerns about campus vending machines, contact the LAVC Administrative Services Office at (818) 947-2336.