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

Mid-March to Memorial Day (May 25)
Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Pavilion Café Hours

Mid-March through Memorial Day (May 25)
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
Beef Chili served with shredded cheddar cheese and house-made corn bread $6.00
Moroccan Tagine Chicken Stew with apricots, chickpeas, turmeric, cinnamon, and honey served in a bread boule $8.50

Savory Tarts
Served with a small field greens salad

Mushroom and Swiss Tart    
Savory custard with wild mushrooms and Swiss cheese
Creamy Spinach Tart
Savory custard with spinach, roasted red peppers, and aged feta cheese
Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart
Savory custard with sweet onions and applewood smoked bacon

Pasta Gratin
Served with a small field greens salad

Penne Pasta with Onion and Mushroom
Caramelized onions, forest mushrooms, béchamel sauce, and Gruyère cheese
Macaroni au Gratin
Baked elbow macaroni, sharp cheddar cheese, 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
Thanksgiving Sandwich
Hand-carved turkey breast, herb stuffing, cranberry compote, and field greens served on cranberry walnut bread
Spicy Rojas Sandwich    
Roasted chicken, pepper jack cheese, and chipotle aioli served on ciabatta
Apple, Brie, and Honey Sandwich
Granny Smith apples, Brie cheese, and honey served on cranberry walnut bread
Sharp Vermont Cheddar Cheese Sandwich
Melted sharp Vermont cheddar cheese served on sourdough bread


Roasted Chicken Pesto Pizza
Chicken, basil pesto, roasted red peppers, and mozzarella, provolone, and Asiago cheeses   
Bacon and Onion Pizza    
Applewood smoked bacon, onions, goat cheese, rosemary, roasted garlic oil, and shaved Parmesan
Margherita Pizza    
Fresh mozzarella and basil
Pepperoni Pizza    
Pepperoni and mozzarella, provolone, and Asiago cheeses

Entrée Salads
Chicken can be added for an additional $2.00

Red and Gold Quinoa with Baby Kale Salad
Grape tomatoes, cucumber, shaved brussels sprouts, field greens, dried cranberries, and walnuts served with honey apple cider 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

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
Salmon BLT Sandwich
Smoked salmon, applewood smoked bacon, field greens, tomato, and lemon dill mayonnaise served on a multigrain croissant
Lemon Tarragon Chicken Sandwich
Chicken mixed with lemon tarragon mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato served on multigrain bread

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

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

Seasonal Beverage Specials

Apple Cider
Peppermint Hot Cocoa $3.50
Hot Chocolate $2.25


Sam Adams
Bud Light
Pilsner Urquel
Stella Artois (Draft) - Glass
Stella Artois (Draft) - Pitcher

Seasonal Alcoholic Beverage Specials

Double Irish Coffee (shot of Kahlúa and Jameson whiskey) $12.50
Irish Coffee (shot of Jameson whiskey and coffee) $9.50
Baileys and Coffee $9.50
Apple Cider and Rum $9.50
Peppermint Patty (hot chocolate and Peppermint Schnapps) $9.50
Extra Shots (Jameson whiskey, Baileys, Kahlúa, rum) $7.00
Mulled Wine $6.00


  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

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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