Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Espresso & Gelato Bar

Monday–Saturday, 10:00–4:30
Sunday, 11:00–5:30

East Building


Adjacent to the Cascade Café, the Espresso & Gelato Bar offers 19 flavors of house-made gelato and a selection of fresh sandwiches, salads, and pastries for visitors who want to take a quick break to recharge.

Espresso & Gelato Bar Menu

Hot Beverages

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Espresso, Loose Leaf Tea, Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Mocha, Macchiato, Chai Latte, Flat White, Hot Chocolate $2.50 - $4.65

Cold Beverages

Bottled Water $3.25
Bottled Soda  $4.00
Beer (Heineken, Amstel Light, DC Brau) $6.00
Wine $7.00

Gelato and Ice Cream Sandwiches
6 rotating flavors including: Toasted Coconut, English Toffee, Cheesecake, Vanilla Bean, Salted Caramel, Mint Chocolate, Strawberry, Tiramisu, Chai Tea, Cookies and Cream, Chocolate

Single $4.40
Double $5.95
Triple $6.50

Pastries and Baked Goods 

Fresh Baked Croissants, Pain au Chocolate, Bostoc Brioche, Palmier, Assorted Bagels, Donuts, Muffins, Scones, Snicker Doodles, Cookies $2.25 - $3.50

Grab and Go

Whole Fruit $1.50
Ham and Cheddar, Healthy Club, Tuna Salad Sandwich $8.50
Gourmet PB&J $5.25
Kale Caesar Salad $7.50
Southwest Chicken Salad $8.50
Curry Cauliflower, Kimchi Lo Mein $4.95

Public Wi-Fi

The Gallery offers free Wi-Fi, accessible by selecting the “NGA_Public_WiFi” network. Review the Gallery's Wi-Fi policy here.


Sign up to receive e-newsletters for Gallery exhibitions, events, and more.


Answers to frequently asked questions about the National Gallery of Art.

Visitor Comments

Have a question or a comment? Complete this form.