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.

Sculpture Garden Hours

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

Pavilion Café Hours

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Mid-November to Mid-March
Monday–Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

For questions or comments regarding the Pavilion Café, please call the café manager at (202) 289-3360. Please note the Pavilion Café will be closed for renovation during the month of January.

Pavilion Café Menu


Soup of the Day $5.25
Beef Chili served with shredded cheddar cheese and house-made corn bread $6.00

Entrée Salads
Chicken can be added for an additional $2.00

Red and Gold Quinoa with Baby Kale Salad
Red grapes, bacon, baby kale, shaved brussels sprouts, field greens, dried cranberries, and candied walnuts, with honey–apple cider vinaigrette
Southwest Chopped Salad
Field greens, chopped romaine, grape tomatoes, cucumber, Cotija cheese, fire-roasted corn and peppers, and fried onions, tossed with chipotle ranch dressing anddrizzled with BBQ sauce
Roasted Beet Salad
Roasted beets, Mandarin oranges, field greens, toasted walnuts,and goat cheese, with orange vinaigrette

Pasta Gratin
Served with a small field greens salad

Pasta au Gratin
Pasta shells, sharp cheddar cheese, creamy béchamel, and cheddar panko bread crumbs
French Onion and Mushroom Pasta
Penne pasta, caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, creamy béchamel, and gruyère
Spinach and Roasted Tomato Pasta  
Penne pasta, baby spinach, and roasted tomatoes in a roasted garlic tomato cream sauce

Toasted Sandwiches
Served with small mixed green salad

Montreal Beef Sandwich
Roast beef, banana peppers, caramelized onions, and provolone cheese served on multigrain ciabatta
Brie, Apple, and Honey
Granny Smith apples, honey, and Brie on cranberry-walnut bread
Spicy Rojas Sandwich
Sliced chicken breast, Monterey Jack cheese, and chipotle aioli on ciabatta 
Black Bean Burger
Black bean and brown rice patty, roasted peppers, arugula, fontina cheese, and roasted garlic mayonnaise on a focaccia roll
Warm Turkey Sandwich
Roasted turkey, orange-cranberry relish, caramelized onions, and white cheddar on whole-grain bread 


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
Pepperoni with mozzarella, provolone, Asiago, and Parmesan
Mushroom and Onion Pizza
Roasted garlic oil, caramelized onion, forest mushrooms, mozzarella, provolone, Asiago, and Parmesan

Savory Tarts
Served with a fresh green salad 

Mushroom and Gruyère Tart
Savory custard with wild mushrooms and gruyère cheese
Creamy Spinach Tart  
Savory custard with roasted peppers and crumbled feta cheese
Cheddar, Bacon, and Broccoli Tart
Savory custard with sharp cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, and broccoli

Cold Sandwiches
Served with small field greens salad

Roasted Turkey Sandwich
Applewood-smoked bacon, pickled onions, baby kale, marinated peppers, and garlic aioli on a soft French roll 
Lemon-Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwich
With lettuce and tomato on 12-grain bread
White Albacore Tuna Salad Sandwich
With red onion, celery, roasted peppers, and lemon-dill mayonnaise on baguette

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
Tuna Salad Sandwich $7.50

Assorted Pastries, Desserts, and Daily Specials

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


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
$6.25 $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
Fresh Fruit Cup $5.75
Cinnamon Roll
Served warm with glazed icing
Sparkling wine and orange juice

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