Pavilion Café

With a panoramic view of the Sculpture Garden, the Pavilion Café offers specialty pizzas, sandwiches, salads, desserts, and assorted beverages.

Alcoholic beverages brought from outside are prohibited in the Sculpture Garden and are subject to confiscation.

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Sculpture Garden Hours

Labor Day to Mid-November
Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Pavilion Café Hours

Labor Day to Mid-November
Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

For questions or comments regarding the Pavilion Café, please call the café manager at (202) 289-3360.

Pavilion Café Menu


Seasonal Soup

Pasta Gratin
Served with a small field greens salad

Macaroni au Gratin
Elbow macaroni, sharp cheddar cheese, béchamel sauce, and panko bread crumbs
Pasta with Bacon and Peas au Gratin
Elbow macaroni, applewood smoked bacon, green peas, béchamel sauce, and panko bread crumbs

Toasted Sandwiches
Served with small mixed green salad

Montreal Beef Sandwich
Roast beef, banana peppers, caramelized onions, and provolone cheese served on multigrain ciabatta
Rachael Reuben
Roasted turkey, Swiss cheese, cole slaw, and Thousand Island dressing on marble rye bread
Spicy Rojas Sandwich
Roasted chicken, pepper jack cheese, and chipotle aioli served on ciabatta
Black Bean Burger
Black bean and brown rice patty, roasted peppers, field greens, provolone cheese, and roasted garlic mayonnaise on rosemary ciabatta


Four Cheese Pizza
Mozzarella, provolone, Asiago, and Parmesan cheese 
Vegetable Pizza
Zucchini, red pepper, mushroom, red onion, mozzarella, provolone, Asiago, and Parmesan cheese
Pepperoni Pizza
Four cheeses topped with pepperoni

Entrée Salads
Chicken can be added for an additional $2.00

Quinoa and Summer Peach Salad
Field greens, pickled red onion, and grape tomatoes with  champagne vinaigrette
Southwest Chopped Salad
Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, cucumber, Cotija cheese, fire-roasted corn and peppers, and fried onions, served with chipotle ranch dressing and a drizzle of barbecue sauce
Asian Farro Salad
Field greens, red cabbage, edamame, red peppers, carrots, and cucumbers with a spicy ginger soy dressing
Mediterranean Salad
Field greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, Feta cheese, and Kalamata olives with lemon vinaigrette

Cold Sandwiches
Served with small field greens salad

Horseradish Roast Beef Sandwich
Roast beef with coleslaw and horseradish mayonnaise served on a soft pretzel roll
Lemon Tarragon Chicken Sandwich
Chicken mixed with lemon tarragon mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato served on multigrain bread
Mediterranean Tuna
Albacore tuna, red onion, celery, roasted peppers, and lemon dill mayonnaise on a baguette
Eggplant, Hummus and Arugula Tartine
Roasted eggplant, hummus, arugula, and roasted tomato on a toasted baguette slice served with marinated cornichons, pickled onions, and olives
Curried Cauliflower and Hummus Tartine
Curried cauliflower, hummus, toasted garbanzo beans, golden raisins on a toasted baguette slice served with marinated cornichons, pickled onions, and olives

Children's Menu
Served with chips or whole fruit and fountain soda, bottled water, or milk

Grilled American Cheese Sandwich $6.50
Hot Dog $6.50
Peanut Butter and Jelly $6.50

Assorted Pastries, Desserts, and Daily Specials

Croissant (Plain)
Chocolate Croissant $4.95
Fruit Tarts
Chocolate Chip Cookie 
Fresh Fruit Cup 
Whole Fruit


Fountain Soda
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew, Lemonade, Root Beer, and Iced Tea
Bottled Water
Bottled Juice
Apple and Orange
Hot Tea
Double Espresso


Devils Backbone (12 ounce can)
Goose Island IPA (16 ounce can)
Budweiser (16 ounce can) $4.25
Bud Light (16 ounce can) $4.25
Stella Artois (Draft) - Glass
Stella Artois (Draft) - Pitcher


  Glass Bottle
Belle Ambiance Pinot Grigio
$7.00 $25.00
Poema Brut Sparkling Rosé
$8.00 $28.00
Hidden Crush Chardonnay
$7.00 $25.00
Five Rivers Pinot Noir
$8.00 $28.00
Red Rock Malbec
$7.75 $25.00
  Glass Pitcher
$7.00 $17.25

Sunday Brunch Menu
11 am-2 pm

Scrambled Eggs with chives, home fries with onion and peppers, buttermilk biscuit with butter and jelly, choice of turkey sausage or smoked bacon
Steel-Cut Oatmeal with brown sugar, dried cranberries, and raisins
Whole-Grain Croissant with Egg Whites, spinach and Swiss cheese served with fresh fruit $8.95
Butter Croissant with Egg, cheddar cheese, and smoked bacon served with fresh fruit $8.95
Breakfast Pizza with Eggs, shredded mozzarella, provolone, peppers, and caramelized onion
Granola and Yogurt Parfait (layers of fresh fruit, granola and Greek yogurt) $6.50
Fresh Fruit Cup $5.75
Cinnamon Roll (served warm with glazed icing) $3.00
Scones (assorted) $1.95
Sparkling wine and orange juice

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