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Food & Drink

Garden Café

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. 

Monday–Saturday, 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Sunday, noon–4:00 p.m.

Espresso & Gelato Bar

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

Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Cascade Café

The Cascade Café, located in the East Building, serves an ever-changing selection of soups, salads, specialty entrées, burgers, signature sandwiches, and fresh pastries and desserts in a food-court environment.

Monday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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.

Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Pavilion Café

With a panoramic view of the Sculpture Garden, the Pavilion Café has indoor and outdoor dining areas. The Café's menu includes pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Wine and beer are also available.

Monday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Group Dining

The National Gallery of Art offers a variety of customizable group dining options at three of its locations, all conveniently located on the National Mall. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance of your visit.

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

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