Pre-Theater Dining at the Orange Grove Bistro

Orange Grove Bistro

Enjoy dinner before your show in a relaxed dining atmosphere!Orange Grove Bistro

The Orange Grove Bistro conveniently located on the campus of California State University, Northridge, now offers dinner prior to Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening performances at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The prix-fixe dinner includes salad, choice of entrée and dessert, for $28 ($38 with wine) per person. Price includes tax, gratuity and parking adjacent to the restaurant. After dinner, stroll the well-lit Orange Grove Walk to the Valley Performing Arts Center and enjoy the performance. It's hassle free - no need to move your car! We welcome you to dine with us in the comfortable, relaxed setting of the Orange Grove Bistro, and enjoy our cutting-edge cuisine in the company of neighbors and fellow performing arts patrons. 

Please note:  Please make your dinner reservations as soon as you purchase your tickets – see schedule for each performance. Dinner served promptly at 6:30pm, ends at 7:30pm. Thank you for your cooperation.

All dinners are subject to cancellation up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled event. Please contact the Orange Grove Bistro at 818-677-2076 with any questions. Thank you.

To make a reservation, contact Stephanie Goodson at or 818-677-2076.
Visit the Orange Grove Bistro website


April 26th — Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli @ 6:30 PM

Grilled Baby Gem Lettuce with Rustic Pesto Croutons, Creamy Ceasar Dressing, and Crisp Parmesan Cheese

Pan-Seared Scallops over Wild Rice and Red Grain Pilag with Carrots, and Endive with a Tarragon-Leek Sauce

Grilled Chimichurri Rib Eye, Roasted Cracked Pepper Butter, Basmati Rice Pilaf, and Sautéed Green and Yellow Wax Beans

Pasilla Pepper Chile Relleno with Caramelized Onions, Pepper Jack Cheese, Black Beans, and Spicy Tomato Garlic Sauce

Red Wine Poached Pear with Mascarpone Red Wine Syrup