Welcome to Lalla Catering!

From the folks who brought you Lalla Grill, Lallapalooza, and Elli's Great American Restaurant comes Lalla Catering, Monterey's go-to catering service for weddings, holiday parties, social events, office meetings, table service, buffet-style, on-site cooking, to go orders, and so much more!

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Box Lunches

Prepared to be easy for on-the-go eating. This lunch comes fully packed with all you need to be full and satisfied. Great for office lunches, birthdays, house parties or anytime you need a quick and easy lunch.

What you get

1/2 Sandwich
Quinoa Salad
House-Made Potato Chips
House-Made Desserts

Sandwich Choices

California Chicken
Marinated & charbroiled chicken breast served hot with melted Monterey Jack cheese and avocado on ciabatta bread.

California Club
Sliced turkey breast, avocado, bacon, and cheddar jack cheese served on sourdough.

Mushrooms, cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes, avocado, and Monterey jack cheese on wheat.

Roast Beef
Thinly sliced roast beef, Swiss cheese, sprouts, lettuce, tomato and an avocado cilantro mayo on a ciabatta roll.

Buffet Style

Sometimes you want a little more for your event. At Lalla Catering we are able serve you in a variety of ways, including buffet style. We bring everything needed for these events. You can choose from a variety of food sure to please even the pickiest eater.

  • Sandwich & Salad ComboOpen or Close
    • A variety of the following sandwiches will be included:
      • California Chicken
      • California Club
      • Vegetarian
      • Roast Beef
    • Housemade Chips
    • Greek Salad
    • Quinoa Salad
    • House-Made Desserts
  • Fiesta Taco BarOpen or Close
    • Everything you need to assemble yourself, or we can do it for you!
      • Choice of chicken, carne asada, or combo
    • Mexican rice and black beans
    • Fresh House-Made corn tortilla chips
    • Assorted Salsas
    • Strawberry Salad
    • Caesar Salad
    • House-Made Desserts
  • EnchiladasOpen or Close
    • Butternut Squash Enchiladas
    • Traditional Chicken Enchiladas
    • Mexican rice and black beans
    • Fresh House-Made tortilla chips
    • Assorted Salsas
    • Southwest Chicken Salad
    • Fresh Melon and Berries
    • House-Made Desserts
  • PastasOpen or Close
    • Cannelloni
    • Orzo pasta with Pesto
    • Blacken Chicken Lallafreddo
    • Caesar Salad
    • Greek Salad
    • Sweet Rolls
    • Fresh Melon and Berries
    • House-Made Desserts
  • Sliders GraphicSlidersOpen or Close
    • Kobe with Cheddar Cheese
    • Pulled Pork
    • Blackened Chicken
    • House-Made Chips
    • Greek Salad
    • Quinoa Salad
    • House-Made Desserts
  • Lalla ClassicsOpen or Close
    • Hanger Steak on Creamed Mushroom
    • Chargrilled Chicken
    • Sautéed Vegetables
    • Potatoes
    • Sweet Rolls
    • Caesar Salad
    • Strawberry Salad
    • House-Made Desserts


We have cakes for every occasion! Choose one of our many marvelously mouth-watering cakes or mix and match for a cake with multiple tiers of deliciousness.

Cake Choices

  • Chocolate Mousse CakeOpen or Close
    Rich devil’s food cake covered in coffee syrup, then filled with bittersweet chocolate mousse and enrobed in a chocolate ganache.
  • Southern BelleOpen or Close
    The secret to this moist carrot cake with walnuts is the addition of diced pineapple, its then filled with a thick layer of cream cheese icing.
  • Lalla DreamOpen or Close
    Light and airy vanilla cake filled with a layer of strawberries and creamy cheesecake.
  • Gorilla CakeOpen or Close
    Seven layers of rich devil’s food cake filled and iced with a decadent fudge icing and coffee syrup.
  • Red Tie Open or Close
    Intense red velvet caked filled with a layer of creamy cheesecake and topped with homemade cream cheese icing.
  • Italian CreamOpen or Close
    Light vanilla cake with coconut and pecans filled and topped with cream cheese icing.
  • Berries & Cream Open or Close
    Vanilla cake drenched in brandy syrup and filled with a light Bavarian cream, fresh berries and whipped cream.
  • Pucker-Up LemonOpen or Close
    Lemon soaked sponge cake with Cointreau (optional) with house-made lemon curd filling and covered in a Swiss buttercream.
  • German Chocolate Open or Close
    Classic chocolate cake filled and topped with the distinctive crunchy-chewy pecan and coconut icing.

Or Build Your Own Cake


It is one of the most important days of your life, something you will remember forever, why shouldn’t the food be just as memorable? At Lalla Catering we know how important it is to make sure everything is perfect. We work with Brides and Grooms all over the Monterey Peninsula to help them find the food that works best for them.

We offer custom options, cocktail hour, carving stations, and “grab and go” for the late night partiers. Lalla Catering partnered with Lalla Bakery will create a night not to be forgotten.

How to Order

Give us a call for more information or to discuss custom options for any of our menu items. We would love to work with you to make your event special.

  • All orders require a $150 minimum
  • Delivery available for 12% of the total cost of the order
  • Price is for food only, no dinnerware or serving utensils will be provided
  • All menu items and pricing are subject to change without notice


Ottone Restaurant Group
398 Foam Street, Ste. A
Monterey CA 93940

Tel: (831) 920-1691

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