Release Date: April 22, 2014
National Gallery of Art Launches New Spring and Summer Menu in Pavilion Café
Washington, DC—The Pavilion Café, located in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, recently launched a new seasonal menu perfect for dining al fresco during the spring and summer months. New offerings include freshly-made dishes such as soups, small plates, entrée salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and gourmet tarts. Beverages include coffee, tea, hot chocolate, wine, and beer. A children’s menu for ages 12 and under is also available.
The Café features panoramic views of the Sculpture Garden from its floor-to-ceiling picture windows. Managed by Guest Services, Inc., the Café can seat 120 people indoors and 64 people outdoors on its north and south terraces. Hours for the Pavilion Café March through Memorial Day are Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours for the Pavilion Café Memorial Day through Labor Day are Monday–Thursday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11:00-6:00 p.m.
Pavilion Café Menu
Seasonal Soup Selection ($5.25)
Trio of Spreads
Santa Fe Dip
Entrée Salads ($9.75 – $11.50)
Southwestern Cobb Salad
Quinoa Spinach & Kale Salad
Asian Noodle Salad
Pizzas ($8.25 – $9.75)
Tri-Color Salad Pizza
Four Cheese Pizza
Toasted Sandwiches ($9.75 – $10.75)
Montreal Beef Sandwich
Spicy Rojas Sandwich
Cheddar Apple Sandwich
Cold Sandwiches ($9.75)
Tuna Salad Sandwich
Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwich
Summer Vegetable Sandwich
Roasted Turkey Sandwich
Pastries and Desserts
Croissants, scones, Danishes, muffins, cookies, biscotti, and ice cream
Gourmet coffees, hot and iced tea, fruit juices, Evian and Perrier waters, wines, domestic and imported beers
The National Gallery of Art and its Sculpture Garden are at all times free to the public. They are located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, and are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1. With the exception of the atrium and library, the galleries in the East Building will remain closed for approximately three years for Master Facilities Plan and renovations. For specific updates on gallery closings, visit http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/modern-art-during-renovation.html.
For information call (202) 737-4215 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (202) 842-6176, or visit the Gallery's Web site at www.nga.gov. Follow the Gallery on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NationalGalleryofArt and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ngadc.
Visitors will be asked to present all carried items for inspection upon entering. Checkrooms are free of charge and located at each entrance. Luggage and other oversized bags must be presented at the 4th Street entrances to the East or West Building to permit x-ray screening and must be deposited in the checkrooms at those entrances. For the safety of visitors and the works of art, nothing may be carried into the Gallery on a visitor's back. Any bag or other items that cannot be carried reasonably and safely in some other manner must be left in the checkrooms. Items larger than 17 by 26 inches cannot be accepted by the Gallery or its checkrooms.
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