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Pavilion Café

View of the front patio of the Pavilion Café in the Sculpture Garden with tables, chairs, and green trees, shrubs, and plants

With a panoramic view of the Sculpture Garden, the Pavilion Café serves freshly made salads, soups, flatbreads, and sandwiches, with indoor and outdoor seating and no timed passes required. Advanced online ordering is available. 

Open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily, order by 3:45 p.m.

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Concerts in the Sculpture Garden

View of the fountain in the Sculpture Garden with people sitting around the periphery of the fountain

Live music is back at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden! Join us for this four-concert series featuring a summer-inspired menu.

Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Music starts at 6:00 p.m. Free admission passes are required for all attendees ages 2 and up.

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Garden Café


Inspired by café culture, the redesigned Garden Café serves authentic La Colombe espresso and cappuccino, fresh pastries, and grab-and-go items. The café is located near the 6th Street entrance to the West Building.

Open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, order by 4:30 p.m.

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Espresso & Gelato Bar

Two people standing next to a rounded food display case on the concourse level inside the National Gallery

The Espresso & Gelato Bar on the Concourse between the East and West Buildings offers sandwiches, salads, handcrafted gelato, bottled beverages, and coffee beverages.

Open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, order by 4:30 p.m.

Cascade Café

Several pizzas laying in a warm display tray at the Cascade Cafe ready to be purchased

The Cascade Café, located on the Concourse in between the East and West Buildings, serves an ever-changing selection of fresh pizzas, grill items, and grab-and-go offerings in a food-court environment.

Open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

Terrace Café


The Terrace Café, located in the East Building Upper Level Atrium, offers stunning views of the Mall and the Calder mobile and serves a selection of hot and cold beverages, pastries, sandwiches, salads, and snacks.

The Terrace Café is temporarily closed.

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