3,191 Ahmanson Theatre Tips
If you park in the Music Center parking it is $9 for the whole night and it leads you right up to the theater. Lot's of room and easy access from the street.
The new Grand Park has Music Center security guards patrolling all the levels of the park. You can park anywhere around the park and walk up to the Music Center in safety. It was a nice thing to do on a pleasant evening.
Allow extra time to pick-up will call tickets as the lines at the Ahmanson Theater are long and slow.
The weather was chilly. So do bring a sweater. . I wore a blazer with a long sleeve shirt and jeans. .
Botega Louies on 7th and Grand. Varied menu. Very good food. Bar area tables too small for plate sizes served. Attentive waiter Nate.
Music Center Parking is reasonable and very convenient.
Area restaurants and plentiful and of high quality. The restaurant at the venue, while not outstanding, is very convenient and will enhance the overall experience.
The weather was mild.. I wore a sweater..
I ate at the Taqueria right outside of the theater.
On a tight budget? Do as I did and visit the Tacos Arizas taco truck on your way there or home. It's about 2 miles west of the Ahmanson on Logan, just north of Sunset in Echo Park. Delicious carnitas, pastor and asada. Ask for radishes and carrots if you like them as they no longer have them out for customers to grab their own, but they'll give them to you if you ask.
Metro Red Line train stop at Civic Center station makes Music Center visits so easy.
Eat at Border Grill, $5 parking nad they will free shuttle you to and from Ahmanson. Church and State, free parking and an quick $5 Uber to Music Center.
Good (but not cheap) restaurants in Music Center; Disney Hall Cafe across the street.
Parking entance on Grand. $9. Park at north end and escalator will take you right to theater doors.