Mezzanine Café

  • Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad
  • Wagyu Beef Burger
  • Roasted Vegetable Flatbread

The Mezzanine Café, surrounded by works from the museum’s collection, offers visitors a relaxing place to eat lunch.

Stop by the newly reopened Mezzanine Café and choose from a seasonal menu of starters and salads, gourmet sandwiches, Wagyu beef burger, soup and quiche du jour, and delicious desserts. Each dish is freshly prepared in-house using the finest ingredients.


Walk-in customers are welcome. Reservations are available at 202-628-1068. There is no museum admission fee in order to visit the café. Reservations for groups of 8 or more are highly recommended.


Monday–Friday11 a.m.–2 p.m.

The Mezzanine Café will be closed all day on the following dates:

  • Thursday, April 10
  • Monday, April 14
  • Tuesday, April 15
  • Friday, April 25

Group Dining Options

Planning a group tour? Enhance your visit by selecting one of our group dining options including boxed lunches or tour packages featuring a private catered meal. Bookings require three weeks advance notice.


Groups can pre-order from our convenient to-go boxed lunch menu or enjoy self-service seating on the Mezzanine level. To place your order, call 202-628-1068 three weeks in advance of your visit.


Let NMWA’s special event staff help you plan an exclusive tour experience, including an informative, engaging docent-led tour and private dining in the elegant Elisabeth A. Kasser Room.