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Release Date: April 22, 2014

National Gallery of Art Launches New Spring and Summer Menu in Pavilion Café


Photo by Tricia Zigmund © National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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)

Appetizers ($10.00)
Mediterranean Platter
Trio of Spreads
Santa Fe Dip

Entrée Salads ($9.75 – $11.50)
Southwestern Cobb Salad
Quinoa Spinach & Kale Salad
Asian Noodle Salad
Mediterranean Salad

Pizzas ($8.25 – $9.75)
Chicken Pizza
Tri-Color Salad Pizza
Pepperoni Pizza
Four Cheese Pizza

Toasted Sandwiches ($9.75 – $10.75)
Montreal Beef Sandwich
Rachael Reuben
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

General Information

For additional press information please call or send inquiries to:
Department of Communications
National Gallery of Art
2000 South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
phone: (202) 842-6353
e-mail: [email protected]
Anabeth Guthrie
Chief of Communications
(202) 842-6804
[email protected]

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