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Garden Café

Thanksgiving at the Gallery
On Thursday, November 23, visit the Garden Café or the Cascade Café for traditional Thanksgiving dishes.

Friday and Saturday After Thanksgiving
The Garden Café will stay open until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, and Saturday, November 25.

The Garden Café, located in the West Building, provides a serene spot for an inspired meal in an inviting setting. Offering a full-service experience, the Garden Café features a rotating selection of seasonal salads, house-roasted proteins, and European desserts. 

In conjunction with Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting, the Garden Café presents a menu of specialty Dutch dishes featuring regional cheeses, fresh seafood, seasonal ingredients, and traditional desserts. Vermeer-inspired items are available during the week and weekend brunch buffet.

Monday–Saturday, 11:30–3:00
Sunday, 12:00–4:00

West Building


For parties of four or more, please call (202) 712-7453 for reservations. Group dining options are available for parties of 12 or more, please email us for information on menus and reservation guidelines.

Weekend Brunch in the Garden Café

The Garden Café is the only place on the National Mall where you can enjoy a seasonal brunch buffet with your museum visit. Indulge in brunch classics, house-made desserts, signature entrées, and lighter fare.

Download the Vermeer-inspired Garden Cafe Weekend Brunch Menu (PDF 83KB)

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